When you grow up, I want you to be…but as a kid

When you grow up...While a child

Honey, when you grow up I want you to be assertive, independent, and strong willed. But while you’re a kid, I want you to be passive, pliable, and obedient.

I suppose there’s a lot of truth to the mother’s words. Getting past that childhood message is tough. Parenting a child who possesses that adult attitude must also be a challenge 🙂

Obama Scales Back Goals for America after Visiting Denny’s

The Onion logoWill The Onion take over where Colbert and Stewart left off? I sort of doubt it. To my mind, The Onion focuses on satire for satire’s sake, whereas Colbert or Stewart might direct their satire in a specific direction on their moral compass.

In any case, this video slice of The Onion brought me to tears of laughter–and it reminded me of Churchill’s argument against democracy.   Continue reading “Obama Scales Back Goals for America after Visiting Denny’s”