Failure Of Imagination — As Much As Treason — Got Us Here
It sucks waking up every day, feeling exactly what former first lady Michelle Obama described yesterday in her podcast — a persistent mild depression. I’d quibble with the word “mild” but then I’m a quibbler by nature. Mrs. Obama was speaking more to the relentless parade of racist cop incidents. Yesterday’s wasn’t deadly but it…
If You Arm People As Part Of Their Job, You’re Inviting Them To Shoot People
I’ve spent the bulk of my career in show biz. I’ve run TV shows. Written & produced feature films. I’ve cast thousands of actors. After hiring them, I wardrobed those actors. It’s amazing what happens when an actor goes into their trailer, takes off their street clothes and dons the outer layer of a person…
How About “Tiered Policing” As A Concept?
The people behind #DefundThePolice are guilty — of shitty sloganeering. The idea they’re trying to express isn’t bad. Hell even the people they’re fighting with right now agree with them: we need America’s police to stop beating and beating up the people who 1) they’re supposed to protect and serve and 2) who pay their…