A Curious Notion: An Avoidable Disservice

An essay By M.M.Carswell   It is both difficult and disheartening to hear of the troubles afflicting African American pundit’s tax problems on MSNBC. This is magnified in these troubling times we are in here in America 2015, a time of widespread racial ambiguity and unrest. On the one hand I want to applaud the network … Continue reading

A Curious Notion: Moments of Pause

I open this edition of A Curious Notion by asking pardon from my readers for my absence over the course of the last three weeks. I have truly been flabbergasted by the events that I have been witnessing in this country and around the world of late. This is not by way of offering excuses. … Continue reading

A Curious Notion: The Difference Between Price and Cost

Ever felt that you had been purposefully lied to, misled or manipulated? Have you ever been denied, on a bureaucratic wim, something that you thought you had a right to? Ever been tragically effected by another person’s arbitrary business decision? What if you live in Michigan and your city government is upset and nullified by … Continue reading

A Curious Notion: A Storm on the Horizon

Isaac, a hurricane with a name that conjures up notions of biblical proportions is headed for TampaFlorida, of all places, and is due to arrive on Monday,  just in time for the Republican National Convention. This is such a delicious slice of irony that I refuse to open the door to all the jokes and … Continue reading

A Curious Notion: Electability and the Ability to Relate

In this edition of A Curious Notion I want to turn the tables toward you the reader, to cause you to think about what really matters to you this time. We live in a very tortured and perilous time and I am not referring to dates on the Incan calendar. We all know that times … Continue reading

A Curious Notion: A Couple of Good Ideas

I was inspired by a recent transmission from Warren Buffet that I will post in its entirety. I had originally planned to submit a different Curious Notion regarding proposing a 21st century remedy for voter suppression. I would like to propose as a thought experiment a solution to both voter apathy and voter suppression. It … Continue reading

A Curious Notion: Listening, Hearing, and the Burden of Clarity

“I get home from the drive-thru and the contents of the bag that I paid for is not what I ordered, damn!” I am sure that we have all experienced a similar episode in which one is extremely frustrated by the failure of another person to distinguish between listening to and merely hearing something important … Continue reading

A Curious Notion: What is the Perfect Trojan Horse?

By M. Carswell I am amazed that very few people are willing to express their displeasure, disappointment, disapproval, and disgust in a meaningful way with the unabashed willingness of some politicians to use the things that are important bulwarks of faith and patriotism to only spread the politics of disaffection, panic, fear, and xenophobia. Is … Continue reading

A Curious Notion: Money, Influence, Distraction, and Lies

By Mehesh Carswell  I’d like for us all to seriously consider what are the building blocks of confidence in the actions of one man for the nation’s future? Before we get into this, let’s start with some basic concepts. Money is a medium of exchange. It is the connective sinew of world society; it is … Continue reading

A Curious Notion: SCOTUS With A Scrotum?

On this apparently historic day in U.S.history I, your “humble narrator” seemed to observe quite A Curious Notion. What might that be? One may be inclined to inquire. I would be compelled to respond that; “I am not sure” but, it appears somehow to be an actual human scrotum. The inquisitive may shrink back aghast … Continue reading

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