New York Yankee baseball star, Alex Rodriguez has decided to become a philosopher after being informed that he could not play baseball for one year. After threatening to sue major league baseball and a few dozen other organizations, the man who once roamed the fields of Yankee Stadium has decided to become quiet. “I think that in the year 2014 the league could have done me a favor because I played 20 years without a time out.” How about a time out for some other people?
Justice Scalia has been proclaiming his sixteenth century ideas for decades. How about a decade to get in touch with the 21st century?
Barack Obama has been talking in Washington D.C for five years with his cronies from Chicago and Wall Street. How about just wandering around America for a few months and talk with young people, those who are getting burned by inane rules and regulations of the Affordable Care Act, and those who are tired of his surveillance of their lives.
John Boehner does not have a clue as to what being unemployed these days is all about. How about a year living on unemployment insurance of $322 a week?
Robert Gates has been involved in one job after another in Washington for over a decade. How about a year off living in Afghanistan and learning if MORE troops is really the answer for all problems in that nation.
Any and all members of the Tea Party should be forced to live for a year on a salary of $7.25 an hour and learn about the real world of poverty.