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

To the Democratic Party – a concise reminder of who you are

In light of the season: the upcoming national party political conventions and the calamitous presidential race of 2016, we need a break.  Something worthy, compelling, intelligent. A reminder to all invested in upright governance and social justice.  What seems difficult to define becomes more succinct and substantial when you listen to Barbara Jordan.  A black… Read More To the Democratic Party – a concise reminder of who you are

Stop Blaming Teachers

“The U.S. has a tendency, when there’s an economic or social crisis, to affix unfair blame on public-school teachers.”CREDITPHOTOGRAPH BY CAROLYN DRAKE / MAGNUM A reality check – about our education system, values, the blame game, manipulation, and poverty.  The entire piece is not long and is a worthy read.  It rings true and painful.…

Stop Blaming Teachers was originally published on It Matters |the site

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Cop shoots into dark stairwell and…

an innocent man is dead.  Yes, the victim was an unarmed black man.  But keep reading, this event was different. First let me be clear:  I only fear 3 things: guns, cops, prison.  I am not “anti-gun”.  I am not “anti-cop”.  I fear cops because they have guns and are the first step to prison…

Cop shoots into dark stairwell and… was originally published on It Matters

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Ferguson questions swirl: If it’s about finding facts, why no trial?

 Analysis & Opinion | The Great Debate Ferguson questions swirl: If it’s about finding facts, why no trial? By Allison Silver November 25, 2014 201 250 Tags: DARREN WILSON | FERGUSON | FERGUSON POLICE DEPARTMENT | MICHAEL BROWN | ROBERT MCCULLOUGH The St. Louis Prosecutor Robert McCullough made a series of highly unusual decisions on Monday. He was reportedly seeking to defuse the highly charged…

Ferguson questions swirl: If it’s about finding facts, why no trial? was originally published on It Matters

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