Monthly Archives: October 2011

Deference

Deference By Sarge       Deference: 1. a courteous expression (by word or deed) of esteem or regard; 2. courteous regard for people’s feelings; 3. a disposition or tendency to yield to the will of others; 4. a yielding … Continue reading

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Now we must give

Now we must give By Sarge   Occasionally, I listen to the silence around me. It’s similar to the moment before all hell breaks loose and you’re involved in one of the most frightening moments of your life. I spent … Continue reading

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Lift the veil

  Lift the veil By Sarge     Political correctness is America’s newest form of intolerance, and it is especially pernicious because it comes disguised as tolerance. It presents itself as fairness, yet attempts to restrict and control people’s language … Continue reading

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Submit this

Submit this! By Sarge   Whenever I feel there’s nothing for me to write about, Joe Biden slaps something on my plate I simply can’t help but enjoy digesting. The latest is a failure by HIS party to pass the … Continue reading

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Smarts

Smarts By Sarge   Election season is a pain where few people can appreciate it. Friends of mine decided to run for elected office. I don’t have that many friends so I said yes when asked to help. Then they … Continue reading

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Sirocco

Sirocco By Sarge Sirocco: any hot, oppressive wind, esp. one blowing toward a center of low barometric (political?) pressure.                   (www.yourdictionary.com/sirocco)   The last few months have tested the American people’s patience. We’ve endured one of the greatest exhibitions … Continue reading

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Communication

Communications By Sarge   I was perusing the headlines (or was it an outpouring of head-lice; whatever), I noted this: “Email sends lawmakers letters they can’t manage”. It’s David Goldstein’s (of the McClatchy Newspapers) by-line and printed in The Advocate … Continue reading

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Rotten at the Top

Rotten at the top By Sarge   Okay. Why is it everybody thinks a problem, 30 years in the making, is going to be fixed with an airhead declaring victory and we all go home? Is economics so easily manipulated … Continue reading

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Nanny State

Nanny state By Sarge   Occupy Wall Street is a protest happening as we speak. It seems many people involved are disenchanted with the way Wall Street has functioned over the years. They want to tear down that which brought … Continue reading

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Unfair?

Unfair? By Sarge Forty-four percent of the schools in Louisiana earned a grade of “D” or “F” when measuring student performance. Somebody dropped the ball in community based school systems and this is the accumulated indicator of the inefficiency and … Continue reading

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