Category Archives: Drugs

The Cat Litter Crisis

I’m an honest man; I merely report what I see. While going to the drugstore for my brother a scruffy, bearded panhandler asked me for help. It seems he was out of cat litter and his poor cat was down … Continue reading

Posted in Drugs, Expository Writing, Going Bananas, Observations, Personal History, Short Stories, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

New Year’s Eve, 1976

It was more than 40 years ago; New Year’s Eve, 1976 to be exact, that I pulled a night shift as a volunteer operator with the Underground Switchboard. I got a call from a middle-aged man talking suicide. Contrary to … Continue reading

Posted in Capitalism, Drugs, Economics, Government, Human Sacrifice, Personal History, Plain English, Politics, Suicide, Suicide | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Addiction

In the understanding and comprehension of an issue it sometimes helps to analyze or decompress a term or expression. Addiction is one such term. The prefix “ad” or “add” is simple enough to understand: A + B = C: but … Continue reading

Posted in Capitalism, Drugs, Expository Writing, Plain English | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Memory – The First Thing To Go

He: “Excuse me sir, I wonder if you might have some spare change.” (Looking down and away all kind of shifty-eyed behind his glasses) He continued: “Somebody was supposed to pick me up but they never showed. I just need … Continue reading

Posted in Drugs, Human Sacrifice, Observations, Personal History, Short Stories | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Prostitutes and Drug Dealers, J.D.,LL.M,SJD

You would be shocked and appalled if you knew how many licensed lawyers in the U.S. actually paid their College and Law School tuition working as prostitutes and drug dealers. Some of them may even hold public office.

Posted in Capitalism, Churning Lawyers, Dirty Words, Drugs, Economics, Expository Writing, For Feminists, Government, Justice, Observations, Plain English, Politics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Underground Switchboard

Posted in Drugs, Personal History, Suicide, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Pharmacology – No Apology

As a student of history I have come to the conclusion that the main ingredient in all patent medicines is and always has been, bullshit.   I give you a logical statement: I have never met a doctor whose patients … Continue reading

Posted in Drugs, Economics, Observations, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment