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Working for the Company

Working for the Company

In the early 70s the Rolling Stones sized it up for we working stiffs in their song ‘Luxury’:  I want a real fine car, fly Miami too All the rum, I want to drink it, all the whiskey too My woman need a new dress, my daughter got to go to school I’m...
Baby You’re a (Super) Rich Man!

Baby You’re a (Super) Rich Man!

Baby You’re a Rich Man The Beatles How does it feel to be One of the beautiful people Now that you know who you are What do you want to be And have you traveled very far Far as the eye can see How does it feel to be One of the beautiful people How often have you been...
Ballad of a Thin Nation

Ballad of a Thin Nation

You walk into the room with your pencil in your hand You see somebody naked and you say, “Who is that man?” You try so hard but you don’t understand Just what you will say when you get home Because something is happening here but you don’t know what it is Do you, Mr....
Inherit the Hypocrisy

Inherit the Hypocrisy

A must see movie for all Americans is ” Inherit the Wind” ( 1960, Stanley Kramer, Director). To those who never saw this film, it accurately portrays the 1925 Scopes Monkey Trial in Dayton, Tennessee. The trial of substitute high school teacher John Scopes...
The Safe and Secure War Lords

The Safe and Secure War Lords

He blesses the boys as they stand in line The smell of gun grease and the bayonets they shine He’s there to help them all that he can To make them feel wanted he’s a good holy man. Sky pilot… Sky pilot How high can you fly? You’ll never, never,...
81 Years and Nothing Has Changed

81 Years and Nothing Has Changed

In Mark Wortman’s impressive historical account of the lead-up to WW2 here in America, 1941 , Fighting the Shadow War, one becomes amazed at what went on then. We can still have debates as to whether the US should have gotten into the European conflict or not before...