We could have quite a debate as to who is the worst governor in America running for reelection in 2022, but no doubt Greg Abbott of Texas would be high on that list. While it may be a bit outside, there is a chance he can be knocked off even in an “off year” election.
I am neither a wealthy nor powerful man. However since I was born in America with white skin I’ve benefited from white privilege my entire life. Unless there is a colossal change in American culture between here and the end of this journey I will continue to be the beneficiary of it. That doesn’t mean I should be ignorant of or indifferent to the life others must endure or their ancestors endured. Reading is one way to gain some of that knowledge. Let’s explore. Continue reading Delivering White Privilege From Ignorance
Usually the subject of my Sunday article is the biggest political story of the week just ended. Selecting a single story in the Trump era has become increasingly difficult. This week it is a select a scandal situation. A comprehensive article covering all of the scandals is impossible. I’ll try to combine a few and conclude with a lesson. Let’s explore. Continue reading An Orange Sky, Yellow President And Red Alerts
For those of us who paid attention one of the lessons we learned from Martin Luther King is that demonstrations bring attention to a problem; then the difficult work of solving the problem begins. The title of today’s article is Police Reform. If anyone things I will have a comprehensive answer in the next few paragraphs, I thank you for the compliment, but I will simultaneously apologize for failing. However, I have a few thoughts and ideas on the topic that I’d like to share with you. Let’s explore. Continue reading Police Reform
Win or lose I am among the many who expect Donald Trump to issue several pardons as early as the day after the 2020 election. The almost sure thing is a bunch of political pardons to his boys. What if he goes much further? It could happen if he loses, later in his term if he wins. Let’s explore. Continue reading More Than Political