No Longer “Swell”

I sometimes deal with today’s global turnmoil by watching “Perry Mason” shows from 50 years ago.  Today’s show featured an elderly woman who says “swell” when agreeing to a suggestion from Perry. You don’t hear “swell” anymore and if you do, it is usally doesn’t mean what it did in the 1950s. Today people  say “sure,” a lazier, ifContinue reading “No Longer “Swell””

A Revolution Without Guns

Last night the President delivered his first State of Union address of his second term while police cornered and presumbably killed an fugitive ex-cop who killed cops and their loved ones. The speech ended dramatically with a challenge to Congress to at least vote on a gun violence prevention bill. The President’s refrain was “deserve aContinue reading “A Revolution Without Guns”