Day: November 2, 2019

I haven’t understood anything since 1964

I had a handle on things in 1964 that was the year of the Civil Rights Act which began the long march to end the shameful scourge of our terrible treatment of people of color. Parents were respected even revered in fact anyone old enough to be your parent were answered by sir or mam. Most everyone lived with their father and mother. You could still raise a family without both parents needing to earn a salary. You could understand every word of pop songs and could dance cheek to cheek to most of them. You could use any of those words in “polite” company.  The police were respected as were most authority figures.  You could still disagree without being disagreeable. There were universally agreed definitions of decency and deviancy. You could think and mostly say what you wished. It was only your acts that were subject to disapproval.

When I was a teenager I didn’t know anyone who had “gone all the way”. If you were going steady you might “catch a feel” . Surely there were loose girls but we didn… Read the rest

Politics Politics Politics Sheesch!

For the record I’m a lifetime Democrat. A Harry Truman Democrat however.

The Democrats were founded as and were till lately a party of the working class. Strongly promoting individual liberty.

It has become a party whose leadership is dominated by elites and the progressive wealthy repressive of individual rights except the rights of designated groups. All others (especially dissenters) are considered trash, deplorable, unworthy. They have become totally lawless. If they want open borders don’t just ignore the law encourage breaking it. Anything goes to reach their objectives. They have to tear it down before they can rebuild it to their specifications. They will never give up never give in. They can only be defeated by voting them to irrelevance.

The Republicans mostly go along to get along. A foolhardy exercise because they are considered dissenters. You can’t get along with today’s Democrat leadership unless you agree with them.

Then there is the “de… Read the rest