About ten years ago I took a road trip from Los Angeles to visit my parents in Montana. After a couple weeks, I departed via my sister's place in Nebraska. When leaving Christy's place, I thought I'd try something. What if I made it all the way home to Southern California without touching an interstate … Continue reading Who’s not your community!
I had a discussion yesterday with Sandy Maxey on Twitter about the unemployment issue here in the United States. Up till now, I've just had cursory thoughts about it. Everybody seems to have a solution. On one end we have full-scale government job creation intervention. And on the other, some profess in the unabashed free … Continue reading High unemployment is here to stay … so what are you going to do about it?
I originally wrote this post two years ago but with recent developments in Congress recently, it is might be even more relevant now than then. This last Thursday, the Republican led voted to cut $40 million out of the food stamp (SNAP) over a period of five years. For literally thirty years, I voted in … Continue reading The government isn’t going to help you … so get over it!
A few years ago, when I was still down in Los Angeles, I was on my morning walk through West L.A. and I ran across a homeless gentleman collecting cans and bottles from a dumpster. I stopped to talk to him. We talked for about for fifteen minutes. We talked about a lot things, the … Continue reading Revisiting Medici
This afternoon I was thinking about how people react to adversity. It amazes me that some people can maintain a positive frame of mind in the most adverse predicaments. I've been in some situations that most people would have nothing to do with ... but it's nothing compared to the people I met a couple … Continue reading “I may be homeless, but I don’t have to look like I’m homeless …”