As a lifelong MA resident, I was mightily impacted by the recent battle over control of the revered Market Basket grocery chain. First thing this morning I went into my local Market Basket. The shelves are empty, they were stocking dry foods. The produce section is bare. There were three steaks in the case.
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GOP strategists, studying the demographics, know that their future lies with moderate GOPers, independents, and Blue Dog Democrats who aren’t anti-gay but a lot of their base definitely is.
Unfortunately, Republicans often ONLY focus on what’s happening at their own breakfast table, and seem to be incapable to concentrate on any kind of injustice, as soon as it’s their NEIGHBOR, rather than a family member, who’s suffering from it.
Not only has HP now refused to dance with the one who brought them to the party, they are jumping into Mark Zuckerberg’s Ferrari and waving back at their community with a champagne glass in hand as they speed away.
My point is that war does things to you and to some people it does something different. Tom and some others enjoyed it. He would have gone back again if they had not identified his mental health problem and treated him.
Ironically, Americans watch and enjoy classic Christmas movies that strongly indict the materialism Americans are focused on during much of the Christmas season.
This Sunday is Father’s Day so this weekend’s music theme is about celebrating and remembering our fathers.
Married to someone with a childhood so terrible, he blocked it out for years.
It is not desirable to cultivate a respect for the law, so much as for the right. ~Henry David Thoreau Love, friendship and respect do not unite people as much as a common hatred for something. ~Anton Chekhov I’d like to discuss something […]
A good portion of speaking will consist in knowing how to lie. ~Desiderius Erasmus Welcome back to a new chapter of Exploring Morality. In this chapter we will be discussing truth, lies, and deception. A complex subject full of grey areas. Again I will try to keep […]
We are the United States of Shallow Americans. We obsess over the nuance in a phrase or a word and are distracted by the most inane things, thus allowing the sheisters and idealogues, whom we reckon good enough to govern us, free rein to rape and pillage our way of […]
Today is Father’s day and I wish to honor my father, Gene, who left this world 9 years ago at the age of 75. My father was not perfect, by no means, but I have come to realize, what an awesome man he really was and how lucky my siblings […]
This weekend something happened in my life that I was NOT prepared for; didn’t expect and has shaken some of my beliefs to the very core and at the same time reinforced other beliefs. This weekend my family, friends and I were intimately reacquainted and were REMINDED about the fragility, […]
A little nugget of Anglo-Irish history.
Thanks to AlphaBitch, a wonderful gift was sent to me through an email this week, it brought tears of joy to my eyes, it healed a gaping hole in my heart and soul, it has become a treasure to me, the kind words expressed will always remain with me, I […]
As landmark wedding anniversaries arise, the husbands’ thoughts may turn nostalgically to the amount of hair they had in their wedding photos, the lovingly polished shotgun in the bride’s father’s hands during the vows or how high the Chicken Cordon Bleu at the reception bounced if you threw it really […]