On April 4th, 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. left his room at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis TN to have dinner with colleagues and discuss the march planned in support of the striking Memphis sanitation workers. Seconds later a single shot was fired and sparked what may go down as the bloodiest and most violent year in American history.
Category: Social Issues
Before I get too deep into this, I want to ask that you read it only for what it is; one man’s opinion of another’s psyche. I don’t want to rehash the whole Israel Palestine issue yet again, particularly since a new chapter is being written at this very hour, and nobody yet knows how this one will end.
America, we cannot let this be our epitaph. We cannot let this carnival barker define us. Even now, as I write these words, Trump is holding another rally – this one in Wisconsin – to whip his base into a frenzy.
We’ve seen a lot of criticism of Kanye West and a lot of criticism of those criticizing Kanye West. My criticism falls primarily on the people around President Trump. This was incompetence at its worst. A complete lack of vetting on the part of the White House. The looks on the faces of everyone in the room, from Donald Trump to Ivanka, Jared, Kelly etc said it all. This was an absolute disaster.
On this day in 2002, former President Jimmy Carter wins the Nobel Peace Prize “for his decades of untiring effort to find peaceful solutions to international conflicts, to advance democracy and human rights, and to promote economic and social development.” The peanut farmer and former governor of Georgia served one term as U.S. president between […]
A heaping helping of little known facts about many of our Presidents. Enjoy! Thomas Jefferson and John Adams visited William Shakespeare’s home in 1786. They both wanted a souvenir so they chiseled off pieces from William Shakespeare’s chair. President James Madison was the 1st graduate student at Princeton University. President John Quincy Adams […]