"The modern representative not only does not represent his constituents—he does not even represent himself." ─Gilbert Keith Chesterton Illustrated London News, Aug. 31, 1912.
"Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will. Find out just what any people will quietly submit to and you have found out the exact measure of injustice and wrong which will be imposed upon them, and these will continue till they are resisted with either words or blows, or … Continue reading Quote of the day–Frederick Douglass
John Oliver on October 15, 2017 did a show about the Equifax credit breach that has impacted 145 million people. Keep in mind that John Oliver uses language, examples, and jokes not safe for work or young children. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mPjgRKW_Jmk If you were one of the 145 million impacted there are some things to do*: Add … Continue reading Equifax Credit Breach
Sometimes its just a matter of perspective; the same tree only in this picture the entire Bonsai tree can be seen. Post inspired by the Photo Challenge: Scale
Chickens are anything but pedestrian even when they are just hanging around and especially not when they want the nut. Post inspired by Photo Challenge: Pedestrian
Years ago, before the internet, the financial cost of becoming a news organization was a significant barrier to just anyone creating a news organization. Now all it takes is a website, blog, and/or social media account and anyone can have a "news site". The amount of information out there is only growing; which requires the … Continue reading Fake News
Every now and then I babysit a family members ten month old puppy. My eight year old dog lets him know that he is in charge. One of my dogs rules is that the puppy cannot come up the stairs. So the puppy sits and waits for him to come down and play; or for … Continue reading Waiting
Sometime ago a wax museum went out of business and auctioned off their presidential wax statues. John Oliver did an episode about the statues, the other celebrities that purchased a statue; and the five statues he bought. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5cBV8KFFasY After John Olivier had a few choice words to say about the wax president that Stephen Colbert … Continue reading Presidential Wax Statues