A riot is the language of the unheard. -Martin Luther King, Jr. To know what is right and not to do it is the worst cowardice. -Confucius If you want peace, work for justice. -Pope Paul VI There is a whole lot of blame to go around. We can finger point at the police and… Continue reading Dedicated to the Proposition
The safety of the people shall be the highest law -Marcus Tullius Cicero You have to accept the rule of law even if it’s inconvenient , if you’re going to have a country that abides by the rule of law.- Jesse Ventura We may brave human laws, but we cannot resist natural ones. ― Jules… Continue reading The Rule of Lawlessness
Courage is not the absence of fear, but the mastery of it-Mark Twain Any coward can fight a battle when he’s sure of winning- George Eliot A team is where a boy can prove his courage on his own. A gang is where a coward goes to hide. ― Mickey Mantle Reporting for duty for… Continue reading Profiles in Cowardice
ANOTHER GUEST In my time as a NYC Tour guide I was privileged to meet some interesting folks. My good friend ML who is being featured here as the second guest columnist on The Ledge, is but one of them. He is a former tour guide extraordinaire possessed of both an expansive love for and… Continue reading Written in Fury and Haste
The elections are run by the same people that sell toothpaste on television-Noam Chomsky In a sense terrorism blossomed in the age of television. Television promotes terrorism in religion and in politics- Marilyn Manson Difficulty is the excuse history never accepts- Edward R. Murrow Game shows dotted the landscape of 1950’s American television. Contestants and… Continue reading Who Do You Trust?
As democracy is perfected, the office of President represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of the people. On some great and glorious day, the plain folks of the land will reach their heart’s desire at last and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron.-H.L. Mencken Just a step cried the… Continue reading Labels
Two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I’m not sure about the former-Albert Einstein The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom- Isaac Asimov Quacks are the greatest liars in the world, except their patients-Benjamin Franklin Who are you going to believe, me… Continue reading Here A Quack, There A Quack, Everywhere A Quack Quack