Framing the Dialogue

Posts Tagged ‘harry reid’

It’s All Relative

We are family
I got all my sisters with me
We are family
Get up ev’rybody and sing

There has a roiling controversy in Pennsylvania’s control liquor sales system.  State government not only taxes the heck out of liquor and wines, it is the exclusive agent (Liquor Control Board or LCB) for the sale of said products.  Other than a limited number of outlets that can sell wine, if you want more than beer you have to visit a “State Store.”  They have since come up with a nicer name, but will always be State Stores to my generation.

Stop The Presses

I was recently watching a movie that involved the newspaper industry.  The deadline had passed and the main characters were in the factory where presses were printing the next day’s papers and the rollers were folding and transporting them.  There was a furious debate about the feature article being wrong.  It was apparently too late to change the paper, but the brave editor gave the order, “Stop the Presses!”

Do You Believe In Magic?

Do you believe in magic

As I was thinking about the “stimulus” package that our wonderful elected officials are about to strap to our backs, this famous song popped into my head. 

And it’s magic, if the music is groovy
It makes you feel happy like an old-time movie

Politicians are telling us that they know what is best for us.  How we should stop talking about this and support their plan.  If we do not act now things will get worse.  Support us and we can move on with a smile.