We seek programming that makes us feel like we want.
LeRoy Anderson, Piano Concerto, First movement
… about homelessness, addiction and crime.
It’s a very long article.
I read the whole thing, and it was worth it for me, given that this individual sounds like any of so many of my homeless neighbors. Like half of all drug addicts, the woman is a psychopath; and it sounds like her daughter may be one as well; there is a genetic link. Continue reading A good article from “The Atlantic” …
Thursday 2014-07-03. Jimmy came up to me at McDonald’s yesterday and sat down and talked about the incident. He doesn’t say he’d been drinking. He says people thought he’d been drinking.
Recall his psychiatric diagnoses.
Pastor sent me this clipping about the homeless squatters’ camp underneath the Jones Falls Expressway, which the City was about to raze — again. He thought the housing vouchers it mentions might be available to me. They’re not. A different detail caught my eye: the remark that many people in the camp “struggle with mental illness and addiction.” Note the “and.”
I just started following this new blog by another homeless person.
So far, it looks pretty good.
Good enough that I wanted to share it with you. That should say something!
“Let me be very clear, that I want Donald Trump to be both impeached and removed from office. That does not give anybody license to misrepresent his words.”
Why would she even say that?
This can only hurt the Democratic party. It will raise suspicions that the contest’s rigged. It will embolden Trump supporters.
In the last weeks before the 2008 Democratic national convention, HRC came out with some gaffes that may have cost her the nomination. In 2016, her “deplorables” speech may have cost her the election.
Even Eleanor Roosevelt said some things she deserved to regret.
In all candor, after the mid-terms I gained a lot of respect for Nancy Pelosi and lost a lot of respect for Elijah Cummings. Continue reading Elijah Cummings