John Lewis vs Trump

The essence of the greater issue is: “…the existential crisis Trump’s elevation poses to our faltering democracy” –  quote taken from “Democratics Should follow John Lewis` lead” by Michelle Goldberg, Slate Magazine. The details of the exchange are the video above and Trump’s responses quoted below.  I disagree with both men, only in part with… Read More John Lewis vs Trump

M. Albright’s Special Hell in Context, and it’s still lame

A remaster of an old, Starbucks cup worthy, 2008 quote that initially had “nothing to do with politics”.  I still hate the statement in any form.  It is narrow-minded, juvenile, outdated, exclusionary, and offensive.  And I am a middle-aged, social injustice minded, black woman. The article also has the full context for the latest iteration,…

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Mapping the Violent End of an Era

  The Rand MacNally era of the Middle East has ended. That is an historically heavily loaded and brilliant statement.  Simple, but powerful in that it provides a context for understanding the Middle East today.  There is much more than just this, but it helpful to understand. Many of the current borders of the Middle…

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