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Celebrate But Remember

Today is Labor Day in America. For those who live in colder climates it is the last bash of the summer. For the last twenty years I have lived in warmer climates where seasons don’t mean as much. Having no need for one I haven’t owned what I considered to be a real winter coat during that time period. I’m not so naïve as to expect the parties and celebration to cease but I would like every American to take a few minutes to reflect on how we got here, particularly the sacrifices those before us made, what the future looks like and what you can do to shape it. Let’s explore. Continue reading Celebrate But Remember

A Sad Day For American Labor

Donald Trump is President of the United States; a correctable error as we said in basketball. (I won’t take time to explain a rather complex rule which I used to know by heart.) Today is Labor Day which since 1884 America has reserved to honor labor and take pride in what the toil of its workers has accomplished for this country. That’s a juxtaposition best likened to oil and water. Let’s explore. Continue reading A Sad Day For American Labor

I’ve Seen The Worst (But I Fear It’s Not Over)

I was not alive for the Dred Scott decision in 1857, Plessy v Ferguson decision in 1896 or Korematsu in 1944. In my adult lifetime I have seen plenty of very bad Supreme Court decisions and I’d like to briefly discuss a few today. Let’s explore. Continue reading I’ve Seen The Worst (But I Fear It’s Not Over)

Punish The Truth Tellers

Donald Trump lives inside his own alternate reality which I have dubbed the Donald Dome. He believes everything he says is true and if it isn’t it should be simply because he said it. Therefore if someone says something that either contradicts him or he simply doesn’t like in his mind they are lying. Two examples of that came to light last week. Let’s explore.   Continue reading Punish The Truth Tellers