COMMENTARY - Unless the Republicans and Democrats put the nation above their party and personal interests, our democracy will face the gravest danger in more than a hundred years.
Chinks in the Dems’ White Bashing!
A VIEW FROM HERE - Surprise, surprise, surprise, Chuck Todd’s January 2, 2022 Meet the Press allowed a series of chinks in the Pelosi-Woker anti-White bashing which has fueled our lethal divisiveness.
Martin Luther King Was a Radical, Not a Moderate
REMEMBERING - In his absorbing profile of the writer Alex Haley (author of “Roots” and “The Autobiography of Malcolm X”) in the New York Times Book Review, Michael Patrick Hearn made a familiar mistake.
Long-Overdue 2022 Resolutions: Make 'Em or Break 'Em!
THE DOCTOR IS IN - I'm as guilty as any of being garrulous, verbose, loquacious, etc. So, I'll try to keep things neat and sweet for our New Year:
Twitter Permanently Bans Marjorie Taylor Greene's Personal Account Over Deadly Covid Disinformation
MISINFORMATION - Twitter has banned for good the personal account of Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene because the Georgia Republican—a longtime purveyor of anti-vaccine and other dangerous conspiracies—refused to stop spreading deadly disinformation about the coronavirus pandemic.
I’ll Give My Heart to Someone Special
COMMENTARY - The year 2021 started with high hopes, the coming victory over Covid, the coming inauguration of a Democratic president, and the banishment of a querulous one.
JFK Revisited: Oliver Stone and the New JFK Fact Pattern
HISTORICAL ANALYSIS - When Oliver Stone first ambles through Dealey Plaza in Dallas in the opening frames his new documentary JFK Revisited: Through the Looking Glass, I couldn’t help but think the man is a soldier.
Creativity in Nonviolent Resistance
COMMENTARY - There is a force in the world that was never considered as a force in our human story until Mohandas Gandhi discovered it 116 years ago, the power of nonviolent resistance.
‘A Democracy Can Die Of Too Many Lies,’ Warns Broadcasting Legend Bill Moyers
MEDIA WATCH - Legendary broadcaster and one-time Baptist preacher Bill Moyers says for the first time in his 85 years he fears for America.
J. Edgar Hoover’s Legacy: Spying On Democracy
COMMENTARY - The surveillance activities of the Federal Bureau of Investigation in Portland and other American cities earlier this year is reminiscent of FBI-CIA-NSA efforts to disrupt anti-Vietnam protest groups in the 1960s and 1970s.
Justice For All?
COMMENTARY - In the days leading up to Christmas and as 2021 comes to an end, it has been all too easy to find news stories reporting on rising crime and tragedy, the most heart-wrenching being those stories being ones of lives lost with loved ones left to grieve over the holidays.
The MYTH of the US Housing Shortage
HOUSING CRISIS - The US Housing Market is going nuts over the last year. Inventories are near record lows while price appreciation is near record highs.