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History will not be kind to Mitch McConnell
It is interesting and ironic how forty years of dogged gerrymandering by Republicans to create primary-challenge resistant congressional districts has backfired.
As the President’s illness is comprehensively covered and updated in frenzied, up-to-the-minute posts, I continue to wonder about the fate of all of those brown people–adults and… Read more “Do not forget how we got here”
Blacks very lucrative, which is why hundreds of White men were hired by these states as police officers. Their primary responsibility was to search out and arrest Blacks who were in violation of Black Codes [Virginia also had Black Codes that made certain conduct criminal only for Black people.].
I was born smack in the middle of America’s “Baby Boom.” I lived my formative years under Jim Crow in rural Missouri. My life spans the arc… Read more “Will I live to see the moral arch arc bend toward justice?”
The COVID-19 crisis exposes the weaknesses in the nonprofit business financing model.
Wishful thinking, irrational behavior and lies will not keep us safe. Resist. Insist on the truth.
http://www.missvirginiamovie.com/about Modern black history circa 2003-2004. “Miss Virginia” is the story of the power of people. It is about the power that being sick and tired of… Read more “Modern Black History: “Miss Virginia” a story about the power of being sick and tired”
P-MV. This is the formula for momentum. Momentum(P) = (m)mass x (v)velocity. Black history is our history–not someone else’s. We are responsible for preserving and lifting up… Read more “On black history and momentum”
It seems that Buttigieg is the only Democrat in this race with the common sense to move toward Obama who is reportedly one of if not the most respected Presidents in the nation’s history.
“Not a racist bone in my body”
The Mueller report’s findings and the special counsel’s deferral to Congress increase pressure on Democrats and 2020 presidential candidates from the party’s left flank. Source: Trump’s efforts… Read more “Trump’s efforts to obstruct were clear, Democrats say, but question of impeachment isn’t”
Welcome to the new “imperial Presidency.” Greetings, to the new Republican Party–the party of Richard M. Nixon.
Masterfully crafted commentaries on our lives in the 1970s are no less insightful and true when taken in today’s context. The lyrics of “Love’s in Need of Love Today,” speak poignantly of hatred and division and the existential threat they pose.
Recall the early days of Greitens’ governorship. He was hobnobbing with Trump on a regular basis. What was that about? It seems that it may have been about learning the ins and outs of scamming the public from the master “scammer-in-chief,” Donald Trump.
Remember election season 2016? Nearly every state and national Republican legislative campaign ad had this slogan as a tag line, “Let’s take our country back.” I used… Read more ““Take Our Country Back?””
Interesting and ironic how forty years of dogged gerrymandering to create primary-challenge resistant, pure Republican congressional districts has backfired. Republicans have narrowed their constituencies to the extent… Read more “2022 Midterms: The downside of a sure thing”
Astrologers say that this first of three super moons in 2021 will set in motion revelations of secrets, illuminate our paths forward and ignite activism and continued… Read more “Revelations and activism with the first super moon of 2021?”
Have you ever wondered why so many state legislatures seem to introduce remarkably similar legislation and policies almost simultaneously? The current case in point—voter suppression. 45 State… Read more “Group Think: identical legislation in every Republican statehouse?”
Economic recovery requires bold vision, collaborative strategy, regional cooperation and economic inclusion.
The Trump years tested America’s capacity for indifference, and America failed. — Read on slate.com/news-and-politics/2021/01/trump-what-we-learned-suffering-death.html