Hit the ROAD, Schieffer!

Sooooooo, the "legendary" Bob Schieffer is done with his "iconic" career.  I find it interesting that he leaves just as "Jurassic World" is about to premier.  Dinosaurs come, and dinosaurs go.  Somehow we'll all have to muddle through life, with one...

Does it REALLY Matter Who Our Next President is?

To answer the question of this post's title, yeah, it matters.  Sort of.  Kinda.  L'il bit.  But a LOT?  Depends on how you look at it.  A Republican president with a Republican Congress, actually COULD cut spending.  Will  it?  Let's just say I'll...

Improving Education.

Are our inner city schools bad?  I keep hearing how awful they are, and how so many young people graduate without much of an education.  It's only logical to assume that the schools are at fault.   I don't think so.  Not entirely, anyway.  ...

Think like a Judge or Juror, NOT a Lawyer.

Plenty of people claim distrust or even hatred of lawyers.  Why?  I don't know about others, but I think it's because so many, if effect, are hired, uh, arguers.  For a fee, they'll take your side, go into court, and do everything they can to defend...

Improving Critical Thinking.

I have to start writing down names of public officials who say stupid stuff, but come to think of it, at my age, do I need another physical problem -- like writer's cramp?  Anyway, about a week ago, some woman elected rep (D) said in response to the...

Baltimore, Gray, Racism, Liberalism, etc.

Let's see, here.  The schools of Baltimore suck.  The crime rate is pretty bad.  Gangs have a lot of power in the community.  And what gets the locals in a dither?  The somewhat suspicious death of an oft-arrested heroin dealer, who has served prison...