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.
On this day in 1990, the South African government of President F.W. de Klerk releases Nelson Mandela from prison. Shortly after his release, Mandela was chosen deputy president of the African National Congress; he became president of the party in July 1991. Mandela led the ANC in negotiations with de Klerk to end apartheid and […]
Originally published on February 10th, 2019 It’s only February and the 2020 presidential field is already crowded. With the announcement by Minnesota senator Amy Klobuchar that she is running for president, the number of candidates vying for the Democratic nomination is now up to ten. In addition to Klobuchar, the list includes Massachusetts senator Elizabeth […]
Originally published on January 28th, 2019 So Howard Schultz is considering running for president as an independent. How nice. I’ll let the Trump 2020 campaign know so they can stop collecting donations now and prepare for another stroll down Pennsylvania Avenue. Seriously, if this is true and Schultz actually runs as an independent, you can […]
Originally published on February 7th, 2019 Before we get around to Trump’s State of the Union address, I wanted to say a few words about Stacey Abrams’ rebuttal. It was a pleasure actually watching someone give an address that didn’t look like a hostage video. She was warm, engaging and made a compelling case for […]
Originally published on February 2nd, 2019 This was no childish prank or drunken outing with the boys at a local honky tonk. Nor was it merely a simple lack of judgment. This was a med-school graduate in his mid-twenties who on his yearbook page had a photograph of a man in blackface and another man […]