Month: April 2019

COME ON FEEL THE NOISE

“There is something about people who wake up at the dawn of their career and say I’m going to work with children all day, every day, that somehow, sometimes, makes them incapable of communicating with adults.” – Will Pinkston on Nashville… Read More ›

A NEW DAY DAWNING

“Personally, I’m always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.” ― Winston S. Churchill “After all, mirrors are only as truthful as the eyes that are looking into them.” ― Cherie Currie, Neon Angel: A Memoir… Read More ›

A THREAD OF MISOGYNY

“People seem to think that if you keep your head empty you automatically fill your balls.” ― Simone de Beauvoir, The Mandarins “What this country needs is more unemployed politicians.” ― Angela Davis Three days ago Metro Nashville School’s made… Read More ›

THE BEGINNING OF THE BEGINNING

“The truth brings no man a fortune.” ― Jean Jacques Rousseau “The trouble with paternalists is that they want to make impossibly profound changes, and they choose impossibly superficial means for doing so.” ― Jane Jacobs, The Death and Life… Read More ›

TRYING TO CONTROL THE NOISE

“You are what you settle for.” ― Janis Joplin The freedom to criticize judges and other public officials is necessary to a vibrant democracy. The problem comes when healthy criticism is replaced with more destructive intimidation and sanctions –  Sandra… Read More ›