All posts tagged: government

Questions…

There have always been, and will always be those who question what they are told. It’s a fundamental truth of what it means to be human. But somehow we never get around to questioning the underlying assumptions behind those core beliefs, that so many of us take for granted. “I don’t believe what this version of the government says about the economy; because I don’t like this government. I didn’t vote for them.”  Advertisements

“D” is for…

The idea of the A to Z Challenge is an interesting one… Interesting, in the sense of ‘… well, I can see how that might work.’ Not in the sense of ‘holy moly, why didn’t someone think of this before?’ But interesting, none the less. Imposing some semblance of structure on the subject of my posts will be, I’m sure, welcome news to my hearty and discerning readers – readers who, as you may well be aware, are composed of the cream of the crop, the salt of the earth…  and the cherry cheese strudel of the desert cart, as it rolls around trying to tempt patrons with the sinful concoctions of those evil, evil bakers at the Hungarian Pastry shop (mmmm, MMMM!!!) – readers who (I’m sure) really only ever tune in to see what kind of grammatical train wreck I happened to have gotten myself into today. “His writing is rather gruesome… horrifying, really – like an accident on the highway, between a semi-deranged fruit tree and a 4-passanger donkey colliding in the fog of our political system, as most …

This Is Probably Not Gonna Be A Popular Post…

Ah… now it all becomes clear… The chief executive of Hong Kong says that it’s “… unacceptable to allow his successors to be chosen in open elections, in part because doing so would risk giving poorer residents a dominant voice in politics.” What a disaster that would be – to allow the poor to gain control, simply because they happen to outnumber the rich. Why, they might actually try to do something about poverty… Horrors…