I ‘m as guilty as anybody. Now and then as I write, I see that I use a seventeen dollar word that would be better expressed with a handful of two dollar words. Particularly, I see this fault in a lot of the magazines I read. The New Yorker, The New York Times, The New… continue reading »
It appears that Corona Virus Isolation has begun to destroy people’s ability to communicate. In the past week I have been called an “Ass” by an avowed PhD and sworn at by a Florida beach bum in the most vulgar selection of cuss words I’ve yet encountered in 8/10ths of a century of life. A… continue reading »
Someone asked why I write so few commentaries during the virus pandemic. Noting that liqueur stores and gun stores are apparently open and doing quite well, but book stores are not considered essential and remain closed – well, really, what more can one say?
What we need now is Time. Time to carefully assess our situation and figure out how to work ourselves out of it without causing further extended and expanded disruption to our lives. This demands we insure the priority that 100% of all people keep housed and fed and medically served. Here is what I suggest…. continue reading »
The financial holding company that manages the Ritz Carlton ultra-luxury hotels plus several other hotel lines just took millions of dollars of the small business federal bailout funds.Thousands of small businesses have been refused funds. Not only Ritz Carlton, but many other big business companies received funds. What do you call it when the federal… continue reading »