I’m Getting Over Sentimental, And You?

As we head into the New Year let’s take a moment to not look back…   Sentimentality is that taskmaster which keeps us longing for the leeks and garlic of Egypt, the known-knowns of past life, up to and including slavery.  Sentimentality is gate keeper to the past, fending off reality to preserve sugar-plum memories.  Sentimentality…

Back On Earth

Joy to the world! “The Interview” will be released, Let earthlings view this crap, Let every one call it “Freedom”, And Sony and Clooney chime in, And Sony and Clooney chime in, And Sony, and Sony and Clooney chime in.           Joy to earth, the “Frost” movie reigns  Let LGBTers their…

The Slaughter of the Innocents: Ramos and Liu; Pakistani Children

 “I think it’s time we stop, children, what’s that sound? Everybody look what’s going down.”    “It’s horrible that someone gets shot dead just for being a police officer,” Rafael Ramos’ son, Jaden, posted on Facebook.  Flowers, candles, photos and written messages were placed outside of the station house in Brooklyn of two NYPD officers who…