The Imperfect Boycott That Saved the World

The Imperfect Boycott That Saved the World

I was—and still am—a nobody. I had no special talents or qualifications. And I didn’t really do anything but speak out with common sense. The fact is, the human race is pretty sensible. Our leaders—mired in ridiculous destructive ideology—were dumb. They overestimated...
Slavery and the Public Option

Slavery and the Public Option

The Radical Republicans had to be stopped. And even Lincoln was too extreme. What were they thinking. The Founders Themselves enshrined slavery in our Constitution. Had they somehow forgotten in four score and less than seven years? I sure hadn’t. That’s why I work as...
Saturday Someday

Saturday Someday

When you are retired or recuperating, days have no meaning. One day looks like the next and it’s always the weekend. I’m not retired yet, but I’m on the mend. Everything looks slightly yet significantly different from the bed. I watch, contemplate and sleep. My past...
Tied Down

Tied Down

It was like he was Gulliver among the Lilliputians. Alan awoke with tiny strings wrapped around him, restricting him to his bed. They looked thin but were inexplicably strong. Alan could not get up or out of bed. It was a work day and he could not go to work—for which...
Rowboat

Rowboat

Four people are in the middle of the ocean on a row boat which is leaking, steadily taking on water. The Fat Man, alone on one side, is whacking away at the hole, making it bigger, so the cool refreshing water will rise and cool his body which had been baking...