Whither Progress?

George Carlin once famously said, “words mean things.” Yep. But today, words can also be co-opted, where their original meanings are subverted, and new meanings assigned, thus changing it’s use and significance.  Take the word “progress” and its derivatives.  I, personally, believe that if “pro” is the opposite of “con,” then it’s logical and reasonable […]

What are we payin’ these guys for?

If you were paying me, oh, say…$175,000 a year, what would you expect for your money? Would you expect me to show up to work? Do my job? Maybe deal with more than one problem at a time? Ya think?!  Let’s consider Congress. According to the NYTimes bestsellers by Dick Morris and his wife, in […]