A Look into Football’s Future

Article clipped from a 2028 website: NFL Calls it Quits Jun, 4: (AP) The National Football League, facing another round of ex-player lawsuits, has formally dissolved and declared bankruptcy. It is expected that the struggling AFL, now down to three teams, will soon follow suit.   Looking back, it was clear the end was near … Continue reading A Look into Football’s Future

The Black Panther and Education

We just saw The Black Panther to escape from the oppressive heat here in Redmond.  Before you reply "88 degrees? That's nothing it's 104 here in...," consider that we're not used to it, and we don't have air-conditioning, as we usually only have a few days of heat every year. No one wants to see me sleep … Continue reading The Black Panther and Education

On Poverty and School Children

I listened to an NPR story on poverty in schools and America. Study after study shows academic achievement and success is directly proportional to two factors: How much money is spent on the child's education and the economic class (and success) of the parents. In homes where the parents are struggling, unemployed, jailed or working … Continue reading On Poverty and School Children

Seattle Tech Companies Tax Revolt

So Jeffie throws a chair into the corner and says he's not going to build a new Amazon building in downtown Seattle because of the new head-tax on big companies like Amazon. Good. When a city is facing a housing crisis which means an entire class of people can't afford to find a place to … Continue reading Seattle Tech Companies Tax Revolt

On Offending those on the Right

I again offended my midwest farmer friends and relatives on Facebook or those who appreciate them. I apologize. I also appreciate hard-working men and women who work hard against impossible odds to bring us the food we all need. I didn't mean to indict wide swaths of America as ignorant fools who aren't smart enough to … Continue reading On Offending those on the Right