Not for the first time I had a completely different piece planned for today. Then I read an article in the Washington Post and got motivated. I really meant something else but I’m trying to keep my articles PG. Continue reading State Leadership?
Grain. That’s what today’s article is about; both figurative and literal.
Late last week a deal brokered by the UN and Turkey between Ukraine and Russia to transport wheat was announced. That is a big deal. In advanced countries like the United States, it would help bring down food prices and in the process inflation. In the world’s poorest countries it would make the difference between starvation and life. Serious stuff!
I think about inequity a lot; more so as I get older and am not as distracted by the day-to-day demands of a job. I’d like to think I do so out of empathy and morality. Let’s say I lacked those two qualities – like most modern-day Republicans. Equity would still be something I should care about because the real power players have played a divide and conquer game for centuries.
Today’s is basically a continuation of yesterday’s article entitled Dog Days Clearance. Fortunately for me “days” is a plural word. Let’s explore. Continue reading Days Is A Plural Word
The National Prayer Breakfast was held in Washington, DC last week Thursday. President Trump took the opportunity to make another overture to the Religious Right in an effort to retain them as part of his base. In the process he will undoubtedly kill many Americans. Think I’m being hyperbolic? Let’s explore and see if you reach the same conclusion after reading the below. Continue reading Just Another Trump Action That Will Kill Americans