Language, My Loud Friend

It is a precocious, chilly morning and the doors of my Manhattan-bound F train open unto a few vacant seats. I have selected the forward-most car but going into town before dawn, conspicuously free seats often have just been used as a warm and relatively safe bed by homeless wanderers and that open space is…

Not Thy President

I was almost sold yesterday when I heard president Obama declare that we are all on the same side, that life goes on and we must work together. He is such a smooth talker, the man makes you want to reach out and touch the TV screen. And it is his role as our leader to…

Speechless

Eight years ago, the country pulled itself together and elected an Obama. There was progress. There was hope. Now we are shown that the masses will do anything, following the bright spot out there in complete hypnosis, like Marlin and Dory lost in abysmal depths, unaware, clueless. It so happens that the 2008 spotlight had been…