DECEMBER 16, 2013 7:14AM

Catch a Bloody Knife

Catch a Bloody Knife

By David Glenn Cox

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The US military will no longer report on the hunger strikers it holds at the concentration camp in Guantanamo. Tick, tock and open up a fresh barrel of ugliness, let us become intoxicated on money liquor… Read full post »

NOVEMBER 4, 2012 10:20AM

The Secret Bridge

The Secret Bridge
By David Glenn Cox

The secret Bridge 

There is a hint of a chill in the air as the leaves of the trees bleed out

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SEPTEMBER 13, 2012 11:03AM

The New Ground Zero

The New Ground Zero

By David Glenn Cox

 

 

The smoke has cleared, the debris has been removed. On February 27th 1933, the German Reichstag was burned by arson. (The event is seen as pivotal in the establishment of Nazi Germany. Wikipedia) Just two weeks before… Read full post »

AUGUST 31, 2012 3:14PM

Portland is Like Algebra

Portland is Like Algebra
By David Glenn Cox
Alegebra


Portland is like Algebra, it is hard and it’s complicated and I just don’t get it. This has been a hard one for me, my luck had been changing, I’d got an ID and a cryptic letter from the state of… Read full post »

AUGUST 22, 2012 7:13PM

Kingfish

Kingfish
By David Glenn Cox

Kingfish 



How often the name of Jesus Christ is commonly bandied about, and for a fictional or faith based character, I suppose that’s all right. I mean, well, Jesus allegedly cast the money changers out of the temple and… Read full post »

AUGUST 11, 2012 9:07PM

Cody the Cardboard Cowboy

Cody the Cardboard Cowboy
By David Glenn Cox


Cody the Cartoon Cowboy

Let’s play a game and in it, you and I are high powered executives working at a marketing firm on Madison Avenue in New York. I wear $1,200 Italian suits and I send the intern back to Starbucks, three quarters… Read full post »

AUGUST 10, 2012 11:16AM

No Place to Go

No Place to Go
By David Glenn Cox

Dying for work

“Necessitous men are not free men. People who are hungry and out of a job are the stuff of which dictatorships are made.” – Franklin Delano… Read full post »
AUGUST 3, 2012 6:59PM

How Can We Live, Without Our Lives?

How Can We Live, Without Our Lives?
By David Glenn Cox
Homeless

It is the first Friday of the month, the day when the bureau of Labor Statistics releases its monthly job report. I hurried along heading for the coffee shop and as I stepped out into the crosswalk an… Read full post »

JULY 23, 2012 6:14PM

The Free Market

The Free Market
By David Glenn Cox

The Free Market

I recently walked to a grocery store; I entered from the darkness into this brightly lit arena, like a pilgrim entering Mecca. Shelves brightly decorated with bright, colorful displays of potato chips, nacho chips, Cheetos, cookies and candy, frozen… Read full post »

JULY 18, 2012 6:17PM

The Past Is Prologue

Man 

 

The past is prologue, the future is yet defined, the emergence of a Fascist police state is now clearly rising and almost impossible to argue against.  From New York City’s controversial “stop and frisk” program to this from the Atlanta Journal Const… Read full post »

JULY 17, 2012 2:13AM

The Truth is… The Truth Is

The Truth is… The Truth Is
By David Glenn Cox

  Wake Up America

I have come a long way from where I once was, I have both progressed and digressed as person and as an American. I once thought that this was all about me, but I now know

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JULY 17, 2012 2:13AM

The Truth is… The Truth Is

The Truth is… The Truth Is
By David Glenn Cox

  Wake Up America

I have come a long way from where I once was, I have both progressed and digressed as person and as an American. I once thought that this was all about me, but I now know

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JULY 7, 2012 12:24PM

Stagnation

Stagnation
By David Glenn Cox
Janus man

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JULY 2, 2012 3:33PM

No Road Back

No Road Back
By David Glenn Cox


Las Vegas Foreclosures

It is really not so hard to be poor, the inability to purchase things or accumulate things is a relatively an easy adjustment. It is also an easy matter to adapt from a personal vehicle to public transport. The primary… Read full post »

JUNE 23, 2012 2:17PM

Fear Not the Apathy

Fear Not the Apathy
By David Glenn Cox

Fear Not the Apathy

It is interesting to down right frightening to look at the state of American politics in this election year of our lord. We have two, count em, two wholly lackluster Presidential candidates both running in an epic spectacle of absurdities.… Read full post »

JUNE 12, 2012 1:50PM

Now, You See My Fists?

Now, You See My Fists?
By David Glenn Cox

 

Kelly Thomas 

It was just a simple police stop, I was walking back home from the store, penny food under my arm, when I saw him. A police cruiser parked crookedly on the side road, red and… Read full post »

MAY 30, 2012 2:50PM

The Employment Wall

The Employment Wall
By David Glenn Cox
The Wall


This year 1,750,000 students will graduate from colleges within the United States. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, last year the economy created only 172,000 jobs requiring college degrees. Or since the collapse of the economy in 2008, US… Read full post »

MAY 24, 2012 10:57AM

The Days of Warm Prosperity

 The Days of Warm Prosperity

By David Glenn Cox

Ronald 

 

In the days of warm prosperity, it is rather a simple matter to accept as gospel all that you are told. After all, comfort and pockets filled with cash can do much to numb the… Read full post »

MAY 22, 2012 3:48PM

Craigslist – Explained

Craigslist 

 

 

Craigslist – Explained

By David Glenn Cox

 

I found this on Craigslist the other day, posted in the writing jobs section. I was struck by what it was saying superficially versus what is was actually trying to say. My own comments… Read full post »

MAY 18, 2012 10:50AM

Cashbook

Cashbook

By David Glenn Cox

 

Facebook 

 

Question- What are the advantages and disadvantages for a company going public?

Answer- “An initial public offering (IPO) is the first sale of stock by a company. Small companies looking to further the growth of their… Read full post »

Editor’s Pick
MAY 14, 2012 2:02PM

Carroll Shelby 1923 - 2012

Carroll Shelby 1923 - 2012
By David Glenn Cox

Carroll Shelby

This country isn’t going to be as cool as it used to be, Carroll Shelby has passed away from us. Carroll was what it was like to be an American back in those halcyon days of the mid-twentieth… Read full post »

MAY 11, 2012 1:13PM

Walking

 

 

Walking
By David Glenn Cox

I asked myself the other day, just what would I do for a job. That little demon appeared on my shoulder answering, “Why I’d star in a porn film, if my credentials would stand up.” I know, everyone is talking… Read full post »

MAY 5, 2012 1:30PM

Hollowed Out

FDR

By David Glenn Cox

 

I’ve gotten into the habit each month of reading the Bureau of Labor Statistics Commissioner’s statement, on the employment situation. This month’s report was as somber as a suicide note, after reading it all I could say was, “wow.”… Read full post »