Tag: current events

Tater Takes on Several Topics

I thought about writing a long post on some of these, but never had the time nor the energy for it, so here are short thoughts on a few topics. Religion – A lot of people from my hometown have been posting angrily about people complaining about prayer at the high school football game. Apparently, the…

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Should I Write About It?

So, I’m sitting here again with an open laptop and a blank mind. There are some current event things recently that I could write about, but I’ve been hesitant. I make the mistake of reading comments on articles and Facebook posts and everyone is angry all the time – on both sides of the issues.…

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Congress, The Bad Employee

Congress works for the American people. They are our employees. We have hired them to run our country. They are terrible employees. Here’s a little play to illustrate. A company hires someone to run things. The company is America. The boss is us The employee is Congress. Boss: Congratulations. Based upon your resume and the…

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We Are Getting Dumber Every Day

I saw a headline today that YouTube was going to remove all videos of people eating Tide Pods because people are apparently still eating Tide Pods. I used to laugh about all of the stupid warning labels on products. I thought “Do we really need to tell people not to eat the silica gel packets?” …

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Just Be Nice

This week a video of a boy in tears talking about being bullied went viral. Celebrities and athletes posted messages of support in response. For one brief moment there was a flood if niceness on the Internet. It was a brief moment, however, because we can’t have nice things. I took a look at Twitter…

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