Liberal Elitist Privilege and Black Lives

I grew up in Springfield, Massachusetts. Springfield has been listed as one of the most diverse communities in the country. The community health center, where I used to do youth work, has the ability to translate in over 200 dialects. That is incredible. The trajectory for this diversity began after the unrest between Italians and newly […]

5, Mostly Random, Books from the Shelf

Today’s Blogathon theme is:  My 5 Favorite Books on writing. Since I have technically only read two, I have grabbed 5 books from my book shelf. Some are favorites, some are must reads. In random order: #1: The Power of Now by Eckart Tolle c1999 “To make the journey into The Power of Now we […]

Vote Stealing and Other Nefarious Occurances

I have had just about enough of the constant news that voters….almost all voting democratic…are having trouble voting. Ya’ll are educated and informed, so I will not go into all the ways this is happening here, but I will let you know what has and is happening to me and my son. I have been […]

How the Republicans Win: Very Interesting Article

Friday 29 August 2008 ORIGINAL HERE by: Robert Parry, Consortium News     Barack Obama made it across the tightrope of the Democratic National Convention, gaining solid endorsements from Bill and Hillary Clinton and giving a rousing speech before some 80,000 supporters at Invesco Field in Denver. But now comes the time when the Republicans win elections. […]