When I was a graduate student in the early 1970's I decided to use "linguistic analysis" as my research methodology. My thinking was that this is what would let me more fully understand the meaning of philosophical concepts and constitutional issues.
After all these years my mind still picks at these concepts and worries at them much as a dog worries away at an oversized bone. Sometimes I take myself all the way back to my early education when I was learning grammar. That's where…Continue
I saw an article this morning in my Yahoo News feed that some “experts” are “calling” the Presidential election outcome in some states and there won’t even be exit polling taking place in those states.
One of the states mentioned was California, where I live. I’m kind of used to my vote not “counting”. I’m a liberal who lives in the Congressional district “represented” by Darrell Issa. (Represented is in quotes because the gentleman certainly doesn’t represent me—nor is he…Continue
Sunday morning "deliciosity"--homemade buttermilk biscuits, sausage patties and grape jelly. You can make 4 for about half of what a sausage biscuit costs at a fast food place in about 20 minutes.
That's the Cheap Bastid Way: Eat Good. Eat Cheap. Be Grateful!
I can’t resist the temptation to climb up on the old soap box briefly today. Earlier today there was an article published on Yahoo Finance’s “The Daily Ticker” about municipal bankruptcy declaring that it’s the “tip of the iceberg”.
In the article, Richard Brodsky, senior fellow at Demos.org and former 14-term New York State assemblyman, said "This is the tip of the iceberg for different reasons in different places.”
The article specifically referred to this week’s…