By now, most of us have heard about disgraced comedian Louis C.K.’s surprise appearance at Comedy Cellar in New York. We can’t always stop bad people from being admired public figures. It depends on the public’s value system, and whether enough of us are willing to demand that creative people adhere to the same decency standards that apply to the average person. Granted, there has been difficulty in applying basic decency standards to the average person, especially where sexual misconduct is concerned. Women still hear the questions “What were you wearing?” and “Why were you there in the first place?” … Continue reading Who Moved the Rock? And are We Surprised Louis C.K. was Hiding Under There?
Here’s something I found on CNN’s site today. It’s a clip from an interview with Janet Porter, spokesperson for U. S. Senate candidate Roy Moore. We can rage all we want about how thoroughly inappropriate and creepy this video is, but we must also recognize that boundaries in general are ignored by Roy Moore and his minions. They believe that in an awkward situation (which the candidate created himself, by hurting young girls), outrageous non-sequiturs can promote something resembling morality. Interpret their banana peel slide behavior any way you want, but it’s their bread and butter. Given the current scandal, it’s all … Continue reading Roy Moore’s Puppets and What They’re Willing to Say
Here’s the advertising: And here’s the reality: Here’s another reality, which someone at United was too damned dumb to predict: http://money.cnn.com/2017/04/11/investing/united-airlines-stock-passenger-flight-video/index.html I hope the news media will stay on top of this story. UAL should be required to change its policy regarding overbooked flights. Maybe stop overbooking flights in the first place? What a novel idea. Changing policy will help protect other passengers in the future, but what about the man who was brutalized? I hope he sues and gets a bundle. He should also receive a public apology from United and the Airport Police who assaulted him. Continue reading F— the Friendly Skies