Thursday this site was down most of the day. There is a technological “food chain” that brings these words to your device’s screen. Almost all of it is above my pay grade and certainly my technical knowledge. Today is the 77th anniversary of D-Day which was effectively the beginning of the end of World War II. In the following I will endeavor to bring these things together while exploring three major challenges in contemporary America.
I just added Wilmington’s Lie: The Murderous Coup of 1898 and the Rise of White Supremacy by David Zucchino to the Recommended Reading List. The subtitle tells it all.
After the events of January 6, 2021 this became much more relevant! Even today a violent, undemocratic mob can threaten democracy in America.