I’m fed up and tired of watching allegedly intelligent people self-destruct because they have a need to appear unbiased. Everybody is biased. Everybody has prejudices. From that ideologue in the White House to the dumbest voter-droids following the commands of the party controls their every action and thought given them; they’re biased concerning something.
I was raised Catholic in Southern California… actually old-school Roman-Catholic where the Priest still spoke Latin, and his back faced you for most of the service. I went to Catechism, and was confirmed, and went through the whole nine yards of my “church training.”
I have an old clock in my office. Its mechanical movement requires I turn a key in a lock and wind a mainspring to a point of tension. This causes the balanced, well-adjusted gears, levers and springs to work in proper relation to each other. It must be paid attention to and honored for its intricacy. Messing with the mechanism isn’t merely ill-advised; it’s imperative you don’t change anything fundamentally.
I want to begin this column by simply saying congratulations to all the local election winners throughout the area, as well as nationally.
The West Side Journal, though the timestamp on page one states “Thursday” actually gets completed and printed on the Tuesday before it arrives in homes. If you’ve ever noticed, the “Thursday” paper is in stores on Wednesday mornings; and the papers are also taken to the post office on Wednesday to by mailed in order to arrive in to your home’s mailbox by Thursday.
During the months of November and December, it seems like the focus of the holiday season gets pushed aside a little bit, and we all get caught up in the hustle and bustle of the season.
Maybe a family trip back home for Thanksgiving, or having a Christmas party or two to attend, and all the hubbub of the holidays take over and we forget the importance of this time of year.