Category Archives: Authoritarianism

Gun to the Head

Back in the early seventies the Doobie Brothers had a bit of a hit with their song China Grove – about a sleepy little Southern town, but in Texas, which is only sort of the South. But that’s okay as … Continue reading

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Dealing in Death

Damn – you think you got it right but then they go and change things on you. Back in the fifties it was Sunday school, and then later sitting with the adults and listening to your grandfather – a pleasant … Continue reading

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Laying Down the Law

When an angry parent or frustrated teacher says they’re going to lay down the law, well, they don’t really mean it, or they mean only part of it. Yep, there will be rules, and you’ll follow them – or you’ll … Continue reading

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