Posts Categorized: Social Commentary

Appalachia 2050

I just had the pleasure of finishing a documentary by Prestonsburg native Ralph B. Davis entitled Appalachia 2050. Davis interviews several influential and educated people in Eastern KY, asking them what needs to be done so that the region will have overcome the issues still present after nearly fifty years of LBJ’s War on Poverty…. Read more »

Trav on Motivation

There are two reasons people do anything: They want to to it They are afraid not to do it The thing that’s wrong with America is that nobody wants to do anything, and nobody is afraid of anything because consequences have been removed. In education, the kids don’t want to learn and they have nothing… Read more »