Tag Archive: spectacle

SOLD OUT

“Capitalism is the astounding belief that the most wickedest of men will do the most wickedest of things for the greatest good of everyone.” —John Maynard Keynes Not an editorial cartoon again. Still… Continue reading

BLINDED BY THE MIGHT

“Propaganda works best when those who are being manipulated are confidentthey are acting on their own free will.” —Joseph Goebbels We humans have recently come to believe we have have inalienable rights and… Continue reading

GORILLAS IN THE MIX

We are just apes underneath the designer suits and cocktail dresses. Or in my case, jeans and flannels. We use our big brains to pick and choose which of the myriad apish attributes… Continue reading

BLOOD SPORT

Who says the good ol’ U. S. of A. is not a democracy? It certainly is one, just not like the one described in civics books. Am I showing my age again? Do… Continue reading

ISOLATED, INSECURE AND ANGRY

It’s good to be welcomed to the neighborhood, workplace or any other active community. It’s not so good to feel that you still don’t belong. While it’s good that they all want to… Continue reading

LIES LIKE TRUTH

MACBETH: I pull in resolution and begin To doubt th’ equivocation of the fiend That lies like truth.         –Macbeth, Act 5, Scene 5 I am old enough to remember when the news… Continue reading

NO THANKS GIVING DAY PARADE

Once upon a time a president colluded, conspired and perverted the course of justice regarding his and his loyal – and not so – accomplices illegal activities to get dirt on political opponents.… Continue reading

THE SHOW OF SHOWS

W hen is The Trump Show gonna end? When are we gonna get back to the good old days? You know back in the golden era when actors, singers and athletes—not politicians—were the… Continue reading

THE GAME OF CASH

The metaphor of the chess game is a well worn one. Visualizations of it usually show the beginning of the game with all the pieces in play, but here I choose to show… Continue reading

BOX AMERICANA

Pax Americana? No, more like pox, pox Americana. Poxed in a box Americans. You say, per Lee Greenwood, “And I’m proud to be an American / Where at least I know I’m free”… Continue reading