Here begins the first of seven elementary points about America’s current situation Money is not the way to improve the lot of humankind, society, or the nation-state; much less do God’s will on earth. Capital—currencies—money is not the way, certainly not “the preeminent way to do God’s will on earth;” and it is not the … More Money is Impotent to Effect Meaningful Change
1 I like it I lack it I lick it I’ve got a sticky wicket Do you have a pocket? I think I’d like to pick it. 2 Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 (moby-thesaurus) Moby Thesaurus words for “sticky wicket”: bind, clutch, complication, crunch, embarrassing position, embarrassment, fine how-do-you-do, hell to pay, hobble, … More SONG OF THE TRUMP (for Bertolt Brecht
I haven’t posted since October 2 (designing my Patreon “Capture! The Nearsighted Seer” page and learning to use MailChimp has gobbled up my time). But in the meantime: Ali Spagnola’s video response to internet trolls deserves everyone’s attention. (It was Ali’s musical talent that turned me on to Patreon!) Enjoy!
For the next few weeks, I will only be posting once a week on Wednesday. This is because I am busily creating and fine-tuning TLC, a new platform to familiarize and engage a wider audience with my original fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.
Junior wanted money, Judy wanted time, so they saved their pennies & they learned to rhyme. I have a little money,I have a little time.I render unto Caesarthe fruits of Caesar’s crime.So Junior got his MBAwhile Judy stuck to rhyme.Now Judy’s making moneywhile Junior’s doing time.
The Puritans had something right: when confronted with adversity, the whole society took the responsibility upon itself, every individual, regardless of position or status, as God’s punishment for their collective sins. The Puritans knew how to respond. Shipboard fasts repeatedly saved the vanguard of the Massachusetts Bay Colony from the peril of storms and seasickness. … More THE PURITANS HAD SOMETHING RIGHT