August 18, 2022
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Tag: Wokeness

Welcome to America’s 51st State

No, this essay is not about the prospects of The District of Columbia, Northern California or even Puerto Rico, being added to our flag in order to stack the Senate and House deck with new legislators. I am talking about the constant state of...

Woke

I say stupid things. Not really intentionally, but sometimes the circuit leading to my mouth bypasses the brain. This can be a dangerous thing in our culture today. I grew up with the limerick that “sticks and stones will break my bones, but words...

A Nation of Sleeping Susies

In the 1950’s, I remember listening to a hit recoding of an Everly Brothers’ song, Wake up Little Susie on my 45 record player. I believe the song title has an implicit warning for us today. With apologies to Winston Churchill, like the frantic...

Peggy Noonan and Conspiracism

Attention word mavens and neologists, there is a new politically correct kid on the block and he has just joined the ever-increasing gang of psychological maledictions, such as Racism, Sexism, Ageism, Genderism ad infinitum that are anathema for all...