Category Archives: Social Commentary

Best Quote Of 2020, So Far

Being an active blogger just might make you smarter. If not actually smarter, you might at least appear smarter. Blogging buddy and mentor, Kurt Harden came up with a quote so cogent that I had to text him to verify … Continue reading

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Ol’ Black Eyes Nails It

It was the Summer of 1972 and having just a few dollars saved up, I went shopping with my grandparents at the Two Guys Department Store on Rt. 22 in Union, NJ. At the age of 12, my goal that … Continue reading

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I’ve Grown Weary. Peace Out.

Around the age of 30, I started on my path towards becoming a political junkie and ultimately a political addict. It was thirty years ago is when I canceled my subscription to  The Village Voice and replaced it with The … Continue reading

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… And It Makes Me Wonder.

No, I’m not referring to the song, Stairway To Heaven, but to an email I received from a friend, as part of a group message. (Everyone is really bored, eh?) A few people responded back with online “cursing” and demands … Continue reading

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Out Of An Abundance Of Caution

I am up in NJ this week, supposedly helping my mother with several tasks, not the least of which is celebrating her 39th birthday on Sunday.  She’s very happy that her 60-year-old son can celebrate her 39th birthday with her. … Continue reading

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Perplexed

Is it that society devolved so far that mothers need this reminder? Does life now have so little value that a mother will abandon her baby despite resources available to her? Do I live in a sanitized bubble? I suppose … Continue reading

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Living In A Monty Python Sketch

It was 1979. . . 40 years ago that Monty Python’s Flying Circus released the movie, The Life of Brian. One of the skits deals with what is now a current event.   A two-year-old comment on the page by “Truthfinder” … Continue reading

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Flawed Wisdom

It was during the mid-1980s that a slogan found it’s way on to the bumpers and rear windows of hundreds of thousands of vehicles. The message called to us.  It appealed to our desire for “stuff,” but was flawed wisdom. … Continue reading

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Evolution Over 30 Years

Found somewhere on Instagram

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I Guess I Am Part Of A Trend

A loner by nature, I have never been a trendsetter, nor a lemming. Maybe I’m being naive, but I don’t pay attention to commercials and am rarely influenced by them and when I am, it is usually negatively. A few … Continue reading

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