September 28, 2018

      Linda Wilkins-Daniels insists that she is soft-spoken,

"on the quiet side."

      "I'm an introvert," she told me. "I don't like being out front."

      Unless, that is, she's confronting a judicial system that she feels is about to railroad some poor schnook.

      Then she becomes - if not a superwoman able to leap tall buildings at a single bound - at least a ferocious fighter on their behalf....

September 21, 2018

         If you don't remember the song by Canadian songbird Anne Murray called "A Little Good News," consider yourself lucky.
      Its title notwithstanding, the 1983 song was a three-minute lamentation on robbing liquor stores, arson, murder and assorted mayhem.
      And that was just the first stanza. You were going to need a strong drink after listening to that sucker.
      Despite Anne Murray...

September 19, 2018

Most people can relate to what happened to Terrell Midgett on July 26.

It was his birthday, so he went to the DMV to get his license renewed. After three hours of waiting - see, I told you we all could relate - he got to the desk only to be told by the picture-takin' man that he couldn't have his picture taken.

      Why not?

       "He said he couldn't take my picture as long as I was wearing makeup," Midgett told me. "He said it was po...

September 12, 2018

      Retain our dignity?

      Sorry, earthlings, but that ship is already  skyrocketing into the stratosphere.

      NASA is fixing to put ads on the sides of its rocket ships - yep, like NASCAR - as a way to defray costs and possibly make money.

      Traditionalists, of course, are bemoaning the idea unto the heavens.

      They claim, among other things, that it would detract from the...

September 11, 2018

      This is a response to your column "Say a Little Prayer for Aretha, and thank God you were alive at the same time she was":

      It was indeed a good time to be alive when Aretha Franklin was alive. How wonderful to have witnessed the Queen of Soul’s reign. Though some of her signature hits topped music charts during my parents’ young adult years, the timeless songs have remained popular for subsequent generations to enjoy....

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