The Rant, by Hank Leis

Hank Leis shares his views on the world he sees around him.

Back in the U.S.S.R.

Posted by on Oct 9, 2012 in The Rant, by Hank Leis | 0 comments

There seem so many levels of incongruities in the decision for the Russians “legal” system to throw three young ladies (children really, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova 22, Maria Alyokhina 24, Yekaterina Samutsevich 30), for a 50 second outburst of song in Moscow’s Christ the Saviour Cathedral, into prison for a period of two years. The incongruities are magnified when considering the fact that Putin, a self admitted thug at the age of fifteen (now President of Russia only because of having abused the election rules himself), would probably still be in prison if his own sins would have been...

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Who Is Entitled?

Posted by on Aug 9, 2012 in The Rant, by Hank Leis | 0 comments

Part I – J’accuse The new generation-feeling the power of youth-wanting it all, expecting it all-lacking self discipline-no work ethic-no morality-seem to be embracing unethical behavior-arrogant to the point of viciousness. “How did this all happen?!”, we of the older generation lament. We despair about the future of mankind-because there is no one responsible to take over. We of the old generation, who have clawed our way up, now cling onto our posts-hoping beyond hope that a miracle will occur and save this generation of do-nothings. We are vicious in our condemnation of the...

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