Today it’s Starbucks’ turn for caustic opprobrium. It’s their turn to be piñata of the day, because there were more decent customers than others, in the coffeehouse, and a woman was adroit enough to use the most feared weapon in America -a cellphone. I’m not worried about the two Black men victimized. They are smart […]
Today, like many Americans, I took the time to witness the Senate Intelligence Committee at work. They did their inquiry as best they could, under the circumstances. By under the circumstances, I mean their determined efforts to get to the truth of various, potentially criminal matters affecting the Trump Administration, only to be stymied by […]
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The time is now, to be apprehensive about Trump and the GOP Source: Crush This Monster in the Egg
Today, I spent an inordinate amount of time reading posts on social media. Several hours reading just political commentary from my fellow citizens, not media articles, not blogs, only posts from Jo… Source: After President Obama, What?
A comprehensive, evidence based report on links between gun violence and racial segregation in USA. Source: Want to fix gun violence in America? Go local. | US news | The Guardian
By Leyland A. King Monday, July 30, 2016, Nothing impeded traffic flow on I-4 Eastbound just after sunset, that late summer’s Friday. Irving Welles, age twenty-four, college grad, was headed… Source: Baiting by Police is Common, Unethical and Harmful to Society
Today, while preparing some notes on another subject, it occurred to me that the state of Kentucky, U.S ranks near the bottom of human well-being scales on every measure: adult literacy, higher education, household income and others. Thirty-two percent of the families live below the federal poverty level thus qualifying for federal assistance. Welfare. http://theweek.com/articles/452321/appalachia-big-white-ghetto How could this be, […]
Today, I spent an inordinate amount of time reading posts on social media. Several hours reading just political commentary from my fellow citizens, not media articles, not blogs, only posts from John and Jane Doe. I made sure that I was mentally prepared for every disconcerting thing, my rule: do not post or respond. I […]
In a first of its kind investigation, USA Today found that black people in the U.S. have been killed in police chases at a rate nearly three times higher than anyone else. The rub is that this included both those fleeing law enforcement and innocent bystanders. The outlet was able to thoroughly and meticulously illustrate yet… […]
There are, contained in this book, a variety of stories suitable for fun and sharing, but useful too, in communicating values held dear over generations.
Elexis Webster is a 17-year-old junior with a 4.1 GPA. She’s been on the honor roll throughout high school and has plans to go to college. “As a 17-year-old junior with a 4.1 GPA, many wouldn’t expect me to have such a rough life,” Elexis, of Oakland, Calif., began her application essay to Students Rising… via […]
Today I turned in my Feminist card. Figuratively. Before we start printing my label, know that I am male, heterosexual, happily married and yep, you guessed it…..Liberal. The reason for my sh… Source: I’ve Out-Grown My Feminist Pants