THE MORE DESPERATE PEOPLE ARE TO FIND A LEADER, THE MORE LIKELY THEY ARE TO FIND A TYRANT. — HELEN CHRISTIE Continue reading One More Reason to Stay Calm in a Crisis
I’M TRYING TO DECIDE WHETHER MY NEXT E-BOOK SHOULD BE POLITICAL. THERE’S AN IDEA FOR AN ESSAY ON HOW THE WORLD COULD IMPROVE GREATLY, JUST BY MAKING ONE CHANGE IN THE WAY THINGS ARE HANDLED. THE WORKING TITLE IS IF DOGS COULD VOTE. Continue reading A New Writing Project?
At the end of this post you’ll find a link to a predictable report on poverty in the United Kingdom, posted today on The Independent’s site. I know. It isn’t just Tories and Republicans. It’s also public officials who know better, cooperating with Tories and Republicans. In 1996, U.S. President Bill Clinton — a Democrat — signed so-called welfare reform legislation which was destined to put more families on the streets. He was cooperating with Republicans in Congress, and complying with misguided public opinion. It was a self-serving, rotten thing to do, but he wanted to be re-elected (which he probably would … Continue reading Please Stop Voting for Conservatives. You’re Hurting Your Country.