Tonawanda News — Does anyone with an interest in national politics actually think the world will be a better place after Member of Congress Michele Bachmann leaves the public stage? The vacuum will be filled, I assure you.
I learned this a long time ago, when a television program featuring the Smothers Brothers, heavy with jokes and social comment, was cancelled for ... a program featuring Sonny and Cher (ask your grandparents). Yeah, the replacement was worse. Admittedly, I learned a few things from television.
The takeaway is likely something you learned a long time ago: the way you remember a few important things from high school but the rest remains a faded blur, your pick-and-choose capability needs to stay refined. Even that brain clutter of yours, the facts you know that others don’t, can be of value, but that “world at your fingertips” element of modern life wastes the only non-renewable resource we have, and that’s time.Ed Adamczyk is a Kenmore resident whose column appears Fridays in the Tonawanda News. Contact him at EdinKenmore@gmail.com.