Vultures Vulturing

There are vultures picking at the ripe flesh of society’s open wounds. The misery profiteers glide in with carefully formed statements to get close enough to taste the lucrative honesty of the human condition. Satans in silver suits, tearing at the raw sinew, exemplifying the problem by beautifully harmonizing with the meaningful words of the [...]

Death on Vinyl

I’m waiting for that record scratch moment when something so insane and horrible happens that the whole country stops and goes “OK, wait, this is not cool!” and we can all agree on a more reasonable compromise for the better. It may be too late. We may be past our ability to be affected as [...]

Believe No Evil

When a decision made by leadership affects certain people negatively, the hope is that the decision has been made with the consequences of that decision in mind and that those unfortunate effects have been thoughtfully overruled by the needs of the greater good. Without being allowed any confidence in that hope, in the faith that [...]

The Moderation Defamation

(Death of the Middle) At the same time, the most terrifying and the most useful thought a person can have: “What if they’re right, and I’m wrong?” We see other people as beyond human form. They are the savior or the Antichrist, or the Devil or as praise worthy as ancient idols, they are the [...]