All posts by rgsmith

I’m curious Alabama!

I’m curious Alabama! Just how many women must come forward for you to say “enough” and realize Mr. Moore does not reflect the values of decency in America, to say nothing of morality, ethics and the rule of law. Some of the excuses said on Moore’s behalf are ludicrous. The man has a problem. The Alabama GOP has a problem, and Alabama has a problem if Moore is the kind of man you send to Washington to represent your beliefs, your desires, and your goals.…

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It Could Happen

Here’s a scenario. Moore drops out of the Senate race with expletives to the GOP. Sessions wins a write-in vote for his old Senate seat. Sessions resigns from his AG position relieving Trump from firing him and takes his place in Congress. Trump appoints a new Attorney General to his liking and perhaps bidding. The new AG fires special counsel Mueller. All hell breaks loose.    

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Is Anybody Listening?

A friend of mine asked the other day, do I ever feel like I’m shouting into the wind. I answered. “I think truth has always been shouted into the wind for it is then blown back into the cradled face of thought for discernment. I am reminded of Shakespeare’s King Lear, Act 3, Scene 1 “Bids the winds blow the earth into the sea or swell the curled water ‘bove the main, that things might change or cease.” Truth does not shout into a zephyr…

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Long-Term Care

Long-term care homes are not an uplifting place to visit, but they should be. When one is approaching the end days of their productive lives because of a debilitating illness their surroundings should be filled with bright colors, music, and art; easels of canvas and posterboard with trays of washable paints should be everywhere so when inspiration strikes any one of the patients can express it. Visiting a friend a while ago in a long-term care facility I walked several hallways in which the infirm,…

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