Facts and Law: Will Donald Trump be indicted, or not?
What you or I want does not matter. Music: Sister Rosetta Tharpe, "Strange Things Happening Every Day" https://williamatell.files.wordpress.com/2046/10/12-strange-things-happening-every-day.mp3
October 04, 2022
Contrasts and Justice (Part 2)
Choices and inevitability Related: Podcast — Contrasts and justice in downtown Baltimore | The Homeless Blogger For us | The Homeless Blogger Learning curve | The Homeless Blogger Starbucks | Search Results | The Homeless Blogger McDonald’s #2763 | The Homeless Blogger Starbucks Locations Across Five States Closing in July: List (businessinsider.com)Coo 6 Starbucks stores across L.A. area permanently close - Los Angeles Times (latimes.com) A rise in retail crime causing Eddie's of Mount Vernon to consider closing | WBFF (foxbaltimore.com) ‘Lady In The Lake’ Series Halts Production After Extortion Threats – Deadline Per a different article, this was at 200 Park Avenue. Music: The Turtles, “Happy Together” https://williamatell.files.wordpress.com/2046/09/17-happy-together-remastered.mp3 George Michael, “Hand to Mouth” https://williamatell.files.wordpress.com/2046/09/06-hand-to-mouth-remastered.mp3
September 06, 2022
Contrasts and justice in downtown Baltimore
You get what you choose, whether you want it or not. Related: White-shaming: https://thehomelessblogger.com/2016/07/25/white-shaming/ Dreaming of my own place: https://thehomelessblogger.com/2020/02/08/dreaming-of-my-own-place/ Music: Chicago, "Saturday in the Park" https://williamatell.files.wordpress.com/2022/07/01-saturday-in-the-park-2022-remaster.mp3
August 02, 2022
ADVISORY: EXPLICIT LANGUAGE Related: Blog post: "I don’t believe in belief. Here’s why." https://thehomelessblogger.com/2015/06/20/belief-delusion-faith-prayer/ Wikipedia article: "Paper Moon (film)" https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paper_Moon_(film) Music: Lena Zavaroni, "It's only a paper moon" https://youtu.be/GV0A-pQaay4
July 05, 2022
The Way of Peace
I’ve just re-published my book. Check it out! Related: The Way of Peace This shit works Music: Ringo Starr, “It don’t come easy” https://williamatell.files.wordpress.com/2014/10/it-dont-come-easy.mp3
June 07, 2022
The Inky Dinky Spider
Resilience Related: "Job search update, 09/01/14" https://thehomelessblogger.com/2014/09/01/job-search-update-090114 "Life in the outer darkness" https://thehomelessblogger.com/2014/10/15/mcdonalds-discriminate-homeless-2 Music: Badfinger, "No Matter What" https://williamatell.files.wordpress.com/2014/10/no-matter-what-2010-remaster.mp3
April 29, 2022
Love and Order
Related: "Dez Bryant, love and responsibility" https://thehomelessblogger.com/2019/01/05/dez-bryant-love-and-responsibility "Where trees thrive, people thrive" https://thehomelessblogger.com/2014/10/04/vandalism/ Music: The Jonas Brothers, "Sucker" https://williamatell.files.wordpress.com/2022/03/01-sucker.mp3
April 05, 2022
Growing up is hard to do
A lifelong process. Music: Neil Sedaka, "Breaking up is hard to do" https://williamatell.files.wordpress.com/2044/03/07-breaking-up-is-hard-to-do.mp3 Related: https://thehomelessblogger.com/twop/serotonin-and-the-individual/ https://thehomelessblogger.com/twop/serotonin-and-society/
February 27, 2022
Housing update, 02/01/22
And thoughts about unanswered prayer. Music: Cat Stevens, "Another Saturday Night" https://williamatell.files.wordpress.com/2044/02/12-another-saturday-night.mp3
February 01, 2022
The U.S. and the New Jerusalem
A city set on a hill cannot be hid. Music: Tim O'Brien, "Twelve Gates to the City" https://williamatell.files.wordpress.com/2014/10/twelve-gates-to-the-city.mp3 The Davis Sisters, "Twelve Gates to the City" https://williamatell.files.wordpress.com/2043/01/twelve-gates-to-the-city-the-davis-sisters.mp3
January 04, 2022
Saint and sinner
We're each both, at all times. Related: The Way of Peace, chapter 17: "About organized religion" https://thehomelessblogger.com/twop/17-about-organized-religion/ Related: The Way of Peace, chapter 19: "Sacrifice" https://thehomelessblogger.com/2020/07/27/sacrifice Music: Don Henley, "The Heart of the Matter" https://williamatell.files.wordpress.com/2020/10/10-the-heart-of-the-matter.mp3
December 07, 2021
The fool on the hill
So, that happened. The Beatles, "The fool on the hill" https://williamatell.files.wordpress.com/2021/10/02-the-fool-on-the-hill.mp3 The Beatles, "Nowhere man" https://williamatell.files.wordpress.com/2043/11/04-nowhere-man.mp3
November 02, 2021
Your Heart's Desire
What is your heart's desire? Related: "Your Heart's Desire," by Emmet Fox https://trojanhorseproductions.wordpress.com/library/your-hearts-desire-by-emmet-fox/ Music: Roy Orbison, "You Got It" https://williamatell.files.wordpress.com/2043/10/disc-2-01-you-got-it.mp3
October 05, 2021
Good things I did today
Pat yourself on the back. First Music: Bebe Rexha, "I'm a mess" https://williamatell.files.wordpress.com/2043/09/02-im-a-mess.mp3 Second Music: The Pretenders, "Don't get me wrong" https://williamatell.files.wordpress.com/2043/09/06-dont-get-me-wrong.mp3
September 07, 2021
Choices facing Mildew
Related: Free Speech Handbook, https://thehomelessblogger.com/the-william-tell-show/free-speech-handbook/ Music: Nina Simone, "I wish I knew how it would feel to be free" https://williamatell.files.wordpress.com/2021/07/disc-2-02-i-wish-i-knew-how-it-would-feel-to-be-free.mp3
August 03, 2021
My Favorite Things
Wisdom is about managing feelings. Music: Julie Andrews, "My Favorite Things:" https://williamatell.files.wordpress.com/2043/07/07-my-favorite-things.mp3
July 06, 2021
Seeking peace of mind
It won't happen if I'm not paying attention. Related: http://the-way-of-peace.com Music: George Michael, "Father Figure": https://williamatell.files.wordpress.com/2043/06/02-father-figure-remastered.mp3
June 01, 2021
Taking pleasure in things that are bad for you. Related: Fareed Zakaria | The Homeless Blogger Related: Your Body Doesn't Lie: Amazon.com Related: Sanpaku - Wikipedia Music: The Beatles, "Here Comes the Sun"
May 11, 2021
"The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down"
No one has standing to re-write the myth. Related: The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down - Wikipedia Related: Can 'The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down' Be Redeemed? - Rolling Stone Related: 'The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down' Needs No Redemption | Saving Country Music Music: The Band, "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down" Lyrics, from Genius.com: [Verse 1]: Virgil Caine is the name and I served on the Danville train 'Til Stoneman's cavalry came and tore up the tracks again In the winter of '65, we were hungry, just barely alive By May the tenth, Richmond had fell It's a time I remember, oh so well [Chorus]: The night they drove old Dixie down And the bells were ringing The night they drove old Dixie down And the people were singing They went, "La, la, la" [Verse 2]: Back with my wife in Tennessee When one day she called to me "Virgil, quick, come see, there goes Robert E.Lee" Now I don't mind choppin' wood And I don't care if the money's no good Ya take what ya need and ya leave the rest But they should never have taken the very best [Chorus] The night they drove old Dixie down And the bells were ringing The night they drove old Dixie down And the people were singing They went, "La, la, la" [Verse 3] Like my father before me, I will work the land And like my brother above me, who took a rebel stand He was just eighteen, proud and brave But a Yankee laid him in his grave I swear by the mud below my feet You can't raise a Caine back up when he's in defeat [Chorus]
April 20, 2021
"Offenses are sure to come." — Jesus Related: A short route to agony Related: Life with DSPS Music: U-2, "Bad"
March 30, 2021
Political strife is all about the bogeyman.
Related: The Bogeyman Related: The wandering will Music: Jim Croce, "Bad, Bad Leroy Brown"
March 09, 2021
God is BOTH darkness and light. See Isaiah 45:7, Psalm 139:12. Related: When Gandhi Introduced America's Civil Rights Leaders to Nonviolence Related: Forgiving the cosmos Music: XTC, "Merely a man"
February 16, 2021
Patriots and junkies
The present moment Related: 2013 United States federal government shutdown - Wikipedia Related: President Trump’s job approval rating plummets after mob attack (usatoday.com) Related: Psychic Vandalism (9780898048711): Robert R. Leichtman, M.D.: Books Music: The Youngbloods, "Get Together"
January 19, 2021
Brightening the sparks
Birur nitzotzot Related blog post: What great thing can I do? | The Homeless Blogger Related blog post: What great thing, part 2 | The Homeless Blogger Related blog post: For us Music: Rita Coolidge, "Higher and higher"
December 29, 2020
Truth and love
My father's favorite Bible verse was John 8:32, "You will know the truth, and the truth will make you free." Related blog post: Dez Bryant, love and responsibility Related blog post: Open heart | The Homeless Blogger Related podcast: Exonerating Meghan Related article: Army Hits Back Against False Claim that Soldiers Died in CIA Op to Nab Election Servers | Military.com Music: The Beatles, "All you need is love"
December 08, 2020
Meet the new boss
The political implications of charity. Related blog post: The great questions of our time Related article: "Race is being used to wreck the middle class": The silent bigotry of America's poverty politics Wikipedia: Reign of Terror Wikipedia: Great Purge Music: The Who, "We won't get fooled again"
November 17, 2020
Aging isn't always progressive.
Related: Balances Music: The Beatles, "When I'm 64"
October 27, 2020
Are you big enough to take it?
It don't come easy. Related: Paying my dues, singing the blues? Related: Willful defiance (becomes available 10/24/20) Related: 19. Sacrifice Music: Ringo Starr, "It don't come easy" Don Henley, "The heart of the matter"
October 06, 2020
Three Wise Monkeys
Choosing innocence. Blog post: Three Wise Monkeys Previous posts mentioning "You get what you choose:" About Edgar Cayce’s dream, part 1 Reasons to seek prosperity More about value judgments: Value judgments: Feminists doing science? Dr. Leichtman’s webpage: Active Meditation Music: Allman Brothers Band, "Southbound"
September 15, 2020
What do you look for in a candidate?
I would have voted for Orrin Hatch. Related blog post: A near perfect example of a human being who is morally lost and confused Blog post for comments: Podcast - What do you look for in a candidate?Related: Police chief’s decision to quit may have just saved Seattle from itself Music: Neil Diamond, "America"
August 25, 2020
The day I got out of jail
The people in a place, make the place. Related blog post: Serotonin and society Related book: The Way of Peace Music: Odetta, "This little light of mine"
August 04, 2020
Until black folk love themselves like white folk love themselves, there will be no change. Related: FBI - UCR - Table 21 Related blog post: Someone stole my tablet. Related blog post: Many problems, one solution Related: The Endless Fall of Suge Knight Music: George Benson, "The Greatest Love of All"
July 14, 2020
"How I overcame procrastination"
The book no one has ever written. Related page: Heart and soul Related blog post: Life in the outer darkness Related blog post: What we need Related blog post: Musth Related blog post: St. Francis and the wolf Related podcast: Podcast – The quest for certainty Music: Huey Lewis, "Heart and Soul"
June 23, 2020
I don't want to live among these people.
That may motivate me to seek my own place. Related blog post: “Out of reach” Related blog post: “Housing the homeless ain’t that easy” Related blog post: “Chaos overwhelms the poor” Related blog post: "What we need" Music: The Beatles, “All You Need is Love”
June 02, 2020
The quest for certainty
"I will bless the Lord at all times;his praise shall continually be in my mouth." — Psalm 34:1 Related blog post: “The wrongest verse” revisited Related blog post: Forgiving the cosmos Music: Toto, "99"
May 10, 2020
We're at war. Ace, "How long" Billy Joel, "Goodnight Saigon" George S. Patton, "Through a glass, darkly"
April 21, 2020
First tongue twisters
A lighten-up segment Three Dog Night, "Joy to the world"
March 31, 2020
Pastor Charlie's stories
What can we be sure of? Billy Joel, "Don't ask me why" Related: Rainbows Related: Pious frauds Related: Farther along Tags: What Is, Certainty, Pious frauds, Cosmology, Acceptance
March 10, 2020
There is no truth without love. ADVISORY: This one's a bit of a downer. Elton John, "Candle in the Wind" Related: The Rifleman, "Day of Reckoning" Related: Mordochai the troll Related: Prince William says he can no longer 'put his arm around' Harry ahead of Sandringham crisis talks Related: Open heart Related: Jason James Britt Tags: Meghan Markle, Media, Fake news, Bullying, Projection
February 18, 2020
The law doesn't always cooperate.
Donald Trump is bad for the country. But that's not an impeachable offense. Frank Sinatra, "That's Life" Related: Jesus is not coming soon — or ever Related: The wrongest verse in the Bible Related: Victory in Jesus Related: Wikipedia - Millenarism
January 28, 2020
The murder of Destiny Harrison
#COGURBAP The Police, "Every Breath You Take" Link: D.L. Hughley says ... Link: 50% of murder victims Link: Carl Stokes re: "thug"
January 07, 2020
Now he's in a wheelchair
Goodwill IS wealth. Pharrell Williams, "Happy"
December 24, 2019
Meet Hooda Thunkit
Saint — Hero — Role model Music: - The Christmas Song - Witch Doctor
December 07, 2019
Rich and poor
If I prosper, will God love me? Mike and the Mechanics, "The Living Years" Related: Questia - Martin E. Marty, "An ordinary oppressor"
November 26, 2019
We seek programming that makes us feel like we want. Leroy Anderson, Piano Concerto, First movement Related blog posts: - Psychopaths’ favorite music - Bring back Saturnalia?
November 12, 2019
Donald Trump and civil war
Robert Palmer, "Every Kinda People" Test of link to audio Article cited in podcast: Republican lawmaker denounces Trump’s tweet predicting ‘civil war’ if he’s impeached From Free Speech Handbook: Guideline 11. Deal with exactly what the person says.
October 29, 2019
October 15, 2019
About The William Tell Show; Monetization; Oral compositions; Sex!
Orleans, "Still the One"
October 01, 2019