10/22/17 Weary and Wary

It is 3:30AM, Sunday, October 22, 2017. Here I sit at this computer struggling for words. Well, actually, struggling for words is not correct. I’ve got words. It is the struggle to arrange them into something useful or entertaining that is the problem. I’m not seeing much to write about that is entertaining. I’m just…

7/20/14 We’re All Immigrants

My great-great+++great grandfather, Edward Sharp, sailed on the ship Henry and Frances in 1687 from League, Scotland, and disembarked at Perth Amboy, New Jersey. He had received a land grant from William Penn and was fleeing Presbyterian persecution in Scotland, looking for religious freedom offered by the Quaker Corporate entity that was Pennsylvania. I’m not…

12/5/13 Published Opinion vs. Public Opinion

There is no such thing as public opinion. There is only published opinion. Winston Churchill   Opinions are like love bugs on a humid July evening. They flit about aimlessly on their brief amorous adventures, only to find themselves mashed against your windshield about the same time they find a mate. I don’t think anything…