First They Came For…

https://m.poemhunter.com/poem/first-they-came-for-the-jews/ 2019 Version First they came for the Muslims, and the Evangelical Christians and Elected Republicans did not say stop it. Then they came for the poor’s healthcare, and the Evangelical Christians and Elected Republicans did not say stop it. Then they came for people of color, and the Evangelical Christians and Elected Republicans did… Continue reading First They Came For…

A-O-C = T-E-A, which spells D-E-F-E-A-T

I’m going to paint with a broad brush with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez as the face of the movement of incoming House of Representatives freshmen. I understand coming into a leadership position wanting to make a splash. I understand wanting to change the world, and change it quickly. I understand the mistakes of being in ones’ twenties.… Continue reading A-O-C = T-E-A, which spells D-E-F-E-A-T

Somewhere Different

For today’s walkabout, I had decided last night to go somewhere totally new, and far from the hotel. It was a subway ride to the walkabout. Battery Park was my destination as I wanted a picture of Lady Liberty since the values she has espoused for so long have been under attack, really since 9/11,… Continue reading Somewhere Different

Always Look Up, and to the Side

Yesterday was a busy day of sightseeing. We made it to the new Hudson Yards shopping mall, touched Madison Square Gardens, climbed to the top of the Vessel, marveled at the engineering of The Shed, saw Macy’s, ate at Keen’s Steakhouse (opened in 1885 and still in the same location), and saw Come From Away… Continue reading Always Look Up, and to the Side