Enthusiasm Has Its Limits

From First Thoughts

Not being one of the few whomever saw the ‘80s band Fishbone live in concert I suspect that my commentary as follows could be considered meaningless. But then I have always followed “alternative” music, and I have always appreciated bands like Fishbone. After watching the documentary . . . . Continue Reading »

Pearl Jam and the Right To Be a Rock Star

From First Thoughts

Surely one needs to realize that when you stake all your life on your music then there could be the chance of an ultimate failure as a result of one’s efforts. Like the thousands of pretty blondes whose lives get destroyed in the effort of becoming the next Jayne Mansfield or Cameron Diaz, why . . . . Continue Reading »

The Field and Its Texas Cultivation

From First Thoughts

There is no Mitch Daniels candidacy for reasons of family, and now there is no Chris Christie candidacy for reasons having to do with concerns for being governor of his state and not really wanting to run for president (at this time). So the two men who most impressed me are not running. Will talk . . . . Continue Reading »

Perry’s Unmagnetic Magnetism

From First Thoughts

Speaking of candidate and later President Reagan, Peter says below , “He had as little baggage as a man with his firm principles could have.” Let me add the thought that Perry, in comparison, has heavier baggage. He’s too text book in his ideology and policy, and Romney even . . . . Continue Reading »