I live in Wilmington, NC. Nice beaches just a few minutes' drive away, warm weather, college town ambience in some areas. And lots and lots of racism, both overt and (barely) under the surface. And, like so many other cities,...
My newest hero is Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-LA.) He graciously yielded the floor to Matt Gaetz, when discussing the topic of police reform. Gaetz then proceeded to pick a fight and then Richmond took back the floor and let...
If Donald Trump didn't have a stroke in November, he'll have one now, when he finds out his BFF Vladimir Putin has dissed him. Holey moley. Here's what Putin said on Russian state TV. Daily Mail: “We are exiting the...
I have always been fascinated with the prehistoric world. And one of my greatest fascinations has been with the way that some of the dinosaurs died. I imagine these incredible behemoths, weighing tons each, with armor plating and bone...
If you didn't catch Donald Trump's latest batshit presser Thursday, it was a classic in delusion and gaslighting, where he predicted that 400 years of systemic racism was going to be solved "quickly and easily." He actually said that....
Everything I know about police, criminals, etc does not come from Law and Order -- which is actually a good thing, as it turns out. One thing I know from experience: most murders have a personal component. And it seems...
Life isn't measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the number of moments that take our breath away   George Carlin? Vicki Corona? Maya Angelou? Lately I've been a busy little camper talking about my amazement with the...
I think that people should be allowed to do anything they want. We haven't tried that one for a while. Who knows, maybe it'll work this time   George Carlin When people ask me if I'm an optimist or a pessimist,...
It's not surprising that America is in the streets in the era of Donald Trump. He's made it clear since he announced his candidacy that he is not a leader for all people, never intended to be. His arrival...
The idea of Donald Trump doing an address from the Oval Office on the state of race relations in this country has been met with the derision you would expect, since the man is infamous for not only using...

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