My Seat

Can We Cut A Few Strings?

March 22, 2010

It happens to everyone. My personal life and other commitments have intruded upon the time I have had to devote to this blog for the past few weeks. There has been an almost constant string of matters hitting me at an accelerated pace. There have been funerals and visiting friends in the hospital. That is […]

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Pigs At The Trough

December 16, 2009

Have you heard? The economy is in the tank. Have you heard? Unemployment is in the double digits. Have you heard? Congress wants to give themselves a pay raise. Your Congressman needs that money more than your piggy bank does. You would just spend it on something silly, such as food, shelter, clothing, medicine or […]

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Do You Want A Democracy?

October 7, 2009

Do you REALLY want a democracy? The healthcare reform farce we see in Congress is proof positive that we do not actually enjoy a democracy in the United States. Who is to blame? You and me. Who can bring back democracy? Only you and me. How, you ask. Well, that’s what I’m here for. I […]

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What’s The Difference?

August 7, 2009

What’s the difference? Well, they are both smiling. They are both wearing suits and ties. They are both using the flag to make people think they care about America. Neither gives a damn about their constituents. Among the differences is the fact that one is a Senator; the other is a former member of the […]

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Screw You

September 17, 2008

The Nashville Metro Council has provided a perfect example of the change that has happened over the years. You probably think you are a citizen of the United States. Wrong. At least in the eyes of these politicians and most of the others around the country at all levels, you are a subject. Do you […]

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Starting the My Seat Category

June 23, 2008

I hold strongly to my belief that politicians, appointees and employees of the government are public servants and should comport themselves accordingly. We far too frequently see politicians at all levels of government violating the public trust but trying to hold on to their position, their seat. I hope to develop this as a clearing […]

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