Category Archives: The William Tell Show

Someone stole my tablet.

If someone says they’re fleeing crime, believe them.

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What is pomegranate juice? and other stories

Bookmarks:
Supreme Court to decide what constitutes pomegranate juice  •  Free speech means freedom to lie  • “I’m not changing my lifestyle.”  •

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Laura Nyro

Memorial Day 2018

Yesterday at Burger King I heard a song I’d never heard before, that impressed me enough to do significant research.  I don’t know who did the cover.  From the music and the lyrics, I supposed the creator to be Elton John.  The music really moved me, but I found the lyrics to be dark.

It proved to be “Stoney End,” created by Laura Nyro.

I knew nothing about her.

Turns out she created a ton of hits, and was vastly influential.

She eschewed the celebrity lifestyle, which I think William Tell would like to do also.

Wikipedia: “Stoney End
Wikipedia: Laura Nyro

Changing the subject

Free Speech Handbook Guideline No. 7:  Don’t change the subject.

In a recent classic case, unable to refute Emma Gonzalez on the question of gun violence, Steve King accused her of being allied with communist Cuba.

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about how I, as William Tell, will respond when people say ugly things.  Sometimes I myself may change the subject.

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Make ’em all taxpayers

Anticipating November, Democrats act desperately

Kathleen Parker says Democrats are pushing the minimum wage increase in a “desperate” effort to boost turnout at the midterm elections, whereas the proposal stands no chance of passing Congress.

As a policy of The William Tell Show, I’m more interested in an issue’s substance than in who will win.

The minimum wage increase may not be a good idea, but relates to numerous issues of personal concern to me.
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