They sure as hell all have shirts on by the last one.
“Being wealthy means you must leave some room for upward mobility. People at the bottom need to have hope. When a homeless guy asks you for change, it’s best to give him what you can, because eventually he stops asking. He just takes it.” A pharmaceutical company receives a lucrative government contract for a vaccine […]
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There is a new crop of right wing nonsense that has seeped into online discourse. You may have seen the term "liberal logic" emblazoned on some chart or meme or the like. These particular pieces of propaganda seem to follow the same theme: 1. Make stuff up. 2. Making threats against the erected strawman you […]
So i annonced on this site that I have two books that I am working on. I believe I announced that they might be available "soon". I said this because I hadn't proofread it yet. Ugh. I have come too far to go back but I have to tell you, if you have ever considered […]
3 Never use a verb other than "said" to carry dialogue. The line of dialogue belongs to the character; the verb is the writer sticking his nose in. But "said" is far less intrusive than "grumbled", "gasped", "cautioned", "lied". I once noticed Mary McCarthy ending a line of dialogue with "she asseverated" and had to stop […]
This website has sat idle for quite some time. Of course, the money that I spend to keep it online has kept chugging along. I pay for the Tumbrel and the service that powers it monthly. But I don't think I have added anything to it in almost a year. This is why I am […]
Gov. Rick Snyder is expected as early as Friday to begin the process to appoint an emergency manager for the city of Detroit, the Free Press has learned. via www.freep.com One thing you can say about the GOP, they really believe in small government. The government that governs less governs best!