Posted in Education History Human Interest Miscellaneous

Why?

For a few hours on a recent Saturday afternoon I was 15 all over again. We live in very polarizing times. It’s bad out there. But I also know that Paul Spies is still out there asking “Why”, and inspiring others to do the same. I think we’ll be ok.

Continue Reading... Why?
Posted in Current events Domestic Issues Election 2020 Elections Headlines Immigration Media Politics Race Rants Social Issues

Disgraced

But now, for the first time ever, it’s come directly from the pinnacle of American power. From an icon of We the People: A United States President, standing on the White House grounds told fourwomen of color, all members of the U.S. Congress, all of whom have just as much right to be here as he does, to “Go back where you came from.”

Continue Reading... Disgraced
Posted in History Human Interest

McCarthyism Dies with Barely a Breath

On this day in 1954, Sen. Joseph McCarthy (R-WI) is firmly rebuffed and eventually finished by courtly U.S. Army general counsel Joseph Welch on national…

Continue Reading... McCarthyism Dies with Barely a Breath
Posted in Foreign Affairs History

USS Liberty and the Six Day War

On this day in 1967, the largely unarmed American Navy technical research ship, USS Liberty, is robustly attacked by Israeli Air Force jet fighter aircraft…

Continue Reading... USS Liberty and the Six Day War
Posted in Politics

Why Isn’t Kamala Harris Doing Better In the Polls?

The news that Elizabeth Warren has finally hit double digits in a recent poll has apparently been interpreted by many Democratic pollsters as a sign…

Continue Reading... Why Isn’t Kamala Harris Doing Better In the Polls?
Posted in History Human Interest Politics

Bobby Kennedy: the Day That Will Live in Infamy

On this day in 1968, Sen. Robert F. Kennedy (D-NY) is fatally wounded by a gun shot to the head following his victory in the…

Continue Reading... Bobby Kennedy: the Day That Will Live in Infamy