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The Dark Side of America

The Dark Side of America

From Pink Floyd’s song Eclipse from the 1973 album ‘ Dark Side of the Moon’ it ends with ” There is no dark side of the moon really… It’s ALL dark!” So it is with our current nation, the republic that is supposed to stand for...
Time to Really Reawaken America!!

Time to Really Reawaken America!!

This past weekend former US Army General and Trump ally Michael Flynn spoke at a Reawaken America rally in Texas. Flynn, a right wing conspiracy theorist, was ‘front and center’ with the election fraud AKA Big Lie and of course the January 6th insurrection...
Veterans Daze

Veterans Daze

As a baby boomer who had a few neighbors of mine killed in Vietnam AKA ‘ The Shit ‘ as the soldiers called it, veterans celebrations piss me off! Since the Vietnam debacle we have had many other foreign interventions’ that sacrificed American...
A Farruggio Original: The Cabbie

A Farruggio Original: The Cabbie

He just turned 19 and Summer was approaching. He had always found part time jobs while attending college. His parents had this rule about allowances- non existent. And he liked that because there was nothing like earning his own money. It was usually spending money...
The Drugging of America

The Drugging of America

Back in the 60s and 70s the drugs of choice were marijuana, LSD and heroin. Though the Beatles may have actually never wrote in I am the Walrus, but the refrain was popular as hell: ” Everybody smokes pot”.  For most of my peers, the ones who learned to...
A Farruggio Original: What a Drag!

A Farruggio Original: What a Drag!

The sunshine sneaking through the shades tickled enough to awaken. He rubbed his tired eyes and sighed. Last night was still resonating from his hazy memory. He suddenly jumped up, realizing he never took off his face. Stumbling into the bathroom he reached the sink,...