Feeling Safe in the unpredictable world of United States

  First a poem on this. It is not a good one but does gun toting require or inspire good poetry? Denial   Nothing ever charmed us more Than feeling safe   We send our sons and guns  ashore Then send our missiles, jets and drones To make it safe.   We crossed out  maps…

Growing up and electing a president

Politics and economics, two fields  mostly misunderstood and misrepresented and permanently shrouded in mystery for the average person. The very person most manipulated and affected by them, even as he or she either accepts ignorance, claims injustice or expresses disdain for one or both. Justice: another tough word. When we were young, we were taught…