Tag Archive | Rights of the Disabled

Musings While On The Road

I’ve been on the road lately and started my trip with a flight from NYC to California. When I picked up the bag I checked at Kennedy Airport I was surprised to see the lock missing. When I opened the bag I found a card from the TSA explaining that in order “to protect you […]

What’s The Price Of A Human Life?

This is a spontaneous rant of frustration at observing just how low the U.S. has fallen from having previously been a somewhat civilized nation of human beings to a corporate-owned plantation of steel and cement inhabited by brain-dead automatons who obey the orders of overseers even George Orwell’s nightmares didn’t conjure. A friend of mine […]

Excuse Me If My Wheelchair Is In Your Way

I’m helping my quadriplegic friend in her wheelchair through busy city¬†streets. We just want to get a slice of pizza down the street¬†and, as we attempt to navigate the ramp from the street to the sidewalk, people look at us with angry expressions and can’t understand why we expect them to let us through. What […]