I am a Giant Failure

By Norma Zager

 “The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch them without doing anything…” Albert Einstein

If nothing else, a column is a self-serving homage to man’s need to vent, cry and beat his chest not in private, but for the entire world to witness.

In that spirit I confess my wrongdoings and dissatisfaction in the most frantic and self-absorbed terms.

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Laws, Schmaws, Who Cares Anymore?

By Norma Zager

“Our government… teaches the whole people by its example. If the government becomes the lawbreaker, it breeds contempt for law; it invites every man to become a law unto himself; it invites anarchy.” Louis Brandeis

No one follows the laws anymore.

Stop sign, no problem, roll on through.

Red light means speed up to too many people.

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Hiss Off

By Norma Zager

“The world of men is dreaming, it has gone mad in its sleep, and a snake is strangling it, but it can’t wake up.” D.H. Lawrence

This must be a time for a new snake infestation. The slithery creatures seem to dominate the news lately.

Aside from the usual cadre of snakes slithering about in Congress we are forced to deal with on a daily basis, we have the Libyan variety, and of course the infamous Bronx Zoo cobra gaining great notoriety and a Twitter account for its ability to avoid his captors. He may even replace Biden on the Democratic ticket. A smart move for Obama, I’d say.

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