About that Boston thing: America, I have some questions.

This poem by W. H. Auden, written many years ago, may well suggest where we are now. I hope we aren’t there, but if we are not we are getting very close.

Socialism is not the Answer

On Eagle’s Wings

by: Mike Ferguson

This may tick off some folks. If that’s you, I don’t apologize but feel free to write your disagreement in the comments. As long as they aren’t vulgar or threatening, I’ll leave them in place because I’m a grown up and can handle criticism.

I’ve been in the media for many years now. Most of that time has been spent on the news side of the business. I’ve been a reporter, an anchor, a host and an interviewer. I’ve been in politics from time to time but got out of activism a few years ago. Since then, I’ve avoided making political comments on Facebook or Twitter and hope this isn’t considered a political statement. It’s designed to be something about culture.
In the news business, we often brag about our role that demands we ask the tough questions of those in charge. There’s quite…

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About danmillerinpanama

I was graduated from Yale University in 1963 with a B.A. in economics and from the University of Virginia School of law, where I was the notes editor of the Virginia Law Review in 1966. Following four years of active duty with the Army JAG Corps, with two tours in Korea, I entered private practice in Washington, D.C. specializing in communications law. I retired in 1996 to sail with my wife, Jeanie, on our sailboat Namaste to and in the Caribbean. In 2002, we settled in the Republic of Panama and live in a very rural area up in the mountains. I have contributed to Pajamas Media and Pajamas Tatler. In addition to my own blog, Dan Miller in Panama, I an an editor of Warsclerotic and contribute to China Daily Mail when I have something to write about North Korea.
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One Response to About that Boston thing: America, I have some questions.

  1. Tex says:

    We all have those questions, and more. It was announced today that the brothers had ONE 9mm pistol between them. ONE nineteen year old, probably unarmed, caused martial law to be placed in effect in the cradle of democracy. It was also announced today that the US mint has stopped selling gold to individuals. They are running out. The dollar is no longer valued by it’s value in gold. GOLD is now valued by how many dollars we have printed. So gold is still worth $35 an ounce. Gold isn’t becoming more valuable. The dollar is becoming worthless. If your ounce of gold becomes worth $10,000, how are you going to spend it? If you bring it to me, I’ll give you a couple dozen eggs for it – if I have them extra. Otherwise, you can try to eat it – or buy a $10,000 loaf of bread.

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