Contraries of Society

By David Glenn Cox The days are long in uncertainty the nights restless in calamity. Over fifty billon dollars was due in rent yesterday, and many didn’t have it. A…

A Possession of the World

By David Glenn Cox The Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank opened its doors yesterday to a mile-long line of cars. Offering fifty pounds of food, no questions asked. Note to…

The New Walter Mitty

By David Glenn Cox An arrest warrant has been issued for the pastor of a Florida Mega Church for holding services during the quarantine. The pastor claimed his church had…

Gimme Some Truth

By David Glenn Cox This thing dwarfs us, blunts us and blinds us. The future once so clear is now obscured, one more burden to carry in our backpacks, one…

!!!Friday Funk!!! 3/27/20

You know you’ve made it in Rock and Roll when you only need one name. Elvis, Jimi and Janice. Janice Joplin was an explosive performer. She could rip on a…

A Hobo’s Fatalism

By David Glenn Cox It’s the not knowing isn’t it? The suspense fueled anxiety magnified by social distancing. When we need each other the most we must be apart. Making…

Living in Metropolis

By David Glenn Cox I guess we now have our answer to one of life’s eternal questions. Would Republicans actually sell their parents if it meant financial rewards? Apparently, the…

Beneath Pitifulness

By David Glenn Cox I’ve seen a lot of rumors flying, in one the Democrats were opposed to sending cash to strapped Americans. Another rumor said, they weren’t going to…

Bad Science Fiction

By David Glenn Cox It was like a bad science fiction movie. I had to scrap ice and snow off my windshield frozen for two days. Then drive through a…

You’re a Terrible Cheeto

By David Glenn Cox The orange one was orange red, a two-tone President calling for unity as he balls out a reporter for asking a softball question he didn’t like.…

Saving Private Cheeto

By David Glenn Cox The theme of today’s White House Press briefing is “Changing the subject.” Angry like a man with Jalapeno in his hemorrhoid cream. The Orange one makes…

A Wartime Cheeto

By David Glenn Cox Step out the front door like a ghostInto the fog where no one notices theContrast of white on white. – Counting Crows A canvas of white…

Welcome to Cheetonomics

By David Glenn Cox In 1933, Adolph Hitler is alleged to have said, “In twelve years you won’t recognize Berlin. “So, when George of the Bungle says, “You wait, we’re…

Revolution for $100 Alex

By David Glenn Cox The markets bleed off waiting on leadership. Corporate America bleeds off waiting for leadership and America bleeds off waiting for bleeding leadership. “True they have tried,…

A Monkey Too Old to Dance

By David Glenn Cox Who wants to talk about the Corona virus? Yeah, me neither. Anxiety phasers on stun. Can you believe it? Store shelves empty of toilet paper in…

First Goes the Love

By David Glenn Cox First goes the love, then goes the money. The stock crisis moves to the banking industry. Of course, it was only a matter of time wasn’t…

Corporal Bone Spurs

By David Glenn Cox In the long and storied history of the United States in moments of crisis the has President always stepped into the gap to reassure the American…

The Kingfish

By David Glenn Cox How often the name of Jesus Christ is commonly bandied about, and for a fictional or faith-based character, I suppose that’s all right. I mean, well,…

By the Sword

By David Glenn Cox If I could play music right now it would be wipeout by the Safaris. Stock futures down the limit Monday morning. Across the globe stocks are…

Handguns and Whiskey

By David Glenn Cox The world holds its breath over the corona virus. The irony, as the orange ape plays on his tire swing. In retrospect, all the things he’s…

Just One Flush

By David Glenn Cox The Federal Reserve today shot their bolt and for their efforts…made it worse. Imagine you’re on an ocean liner and in the middle of the night…

Sick Day

By David Glenn Cox After the debacle of 2008 there were many with 20/20 hindsight. But this like something out of a cheesy science fiction movie, like the ones you…

Save the Tiger

By David Glenn Cox Well, at least some questions are finally answered. About Aliens I mean, we went about it the wrong way, but I feel the answer is definitive.…

Take a Chance or Disaster

By David Glenn Cox The Democratic Party is an instrument of the electorate. It has no legitimate opinions and preferences of its own other than what we the people prefer;…

Just Another Day in America

By David Glenn Cox It is important when thinking about the United States Supreme Court to remember its long and storied history of getting it wrong.  Separate but equal, child…

Dirty Words

By David Glenn Cox We live in our little American world with our little American values and we sit on a mountain of prosperity preaching to the poor about climbing…

What We Could Have

By David Glenn Cox Tomorrow doesn’t really exist. It is an imaginary place we create in our minds and then plan to build. On the night of April 15, the…

Vote for Monty Bloomberg

By David Glenn Cox When the first Simpson’s episode aired back in 1989, I thought, “This will never last.” The satire is too sharp the Bible thumpers and the Blue…

The Kids are All Right

By David Glenn Cox I’m the youngest in my family thirteen years between my oldest sibling and I. My father was also the youngest with twenty-two years difference between his…

The Baby Box

By David Glenn Cox Let’s take a trip in the way back machine to Neolithic times. Those were much simpler times back then. Hunting and gathering and keeping the cave…

Be Prepared

By David Glenn Cox Years ago, when I was in radio school Mr. Marconi was about to give a lecture on Mr. Tesla or was it the other way around?…

Overthrowing Idols

By David Glenn Cox We cannot measure the dimensions of the past with the rulers of today. In 1920, Henry Ford was voted as the third most important person in…

The Manchurian Candidate

Yogi Berra said it, “It’s like déjà vu all over again.” That feeling that we’ve all been here before and many didn’t learn their lesson and didn’t do their homework.…

This Solidarity Thing

By David Glenn Cox Take a trip with me to 1932. It’s election night and Herbert Hoover received a telegram in the White House which read, “Vote Roosevelt and make…

An Army is Coming

By David Glenn Cox Sticks and stones can break my bones, but names can never hurt me. The big orange fuhrer struggles at his childish name calling. Thrashing about after…

Watch the Crowds

I was recently on Facecrook on a Bernie Sanders page. And someone (no names please) was advocating for “Voting your conscience.” Generally, I couldn’t agree more. However, these are troubled…

FDR was a Liberal Democrat

By David Glenn Cox FDR was a Liberal Democrat, once considered a traitor to his class he was in fact its salvation. He saved the United States from a possible…

The Private Economy

By David Glenn Cox In the last century Henry Ford became the richest man in the world by building automobiles. He took a couple of hundred dollars in parts and…

!! FRIDAY FUNK 2/7/2020 !!

WAR © 2020 MJ Ostrander With the political train wreck many of us had this week, a week that is ending for me with a snowstorm making the mountains invisible,…

Part of the Plan

I find the failure of the Iowa voting ap somewhat refreshing. You see? It’s not me after all. All the stupid aps I’ve downloaded that didn’t work right or don’t…