I’m Not White. Get Smart About Race.

I’m Not White. Get Smart About Race.

I’m not white. Sure my skin tone is what people today call “white”. It’s really more pinkish, given my ancestry, although that doesn’t fit the simplistic speaking patterns of 2021. But to assume you know much of meaning about me by my skin tone is to be – how...

Conservatism vs. Populism

“If you’re young and not liberal, you don’t have a heart. If you’re grown up and not conservative, you don’t have a brain”. This used to be the amusing, if not descriptive, saying that was repeated about the left and right....

Basic Political Motivation

Do you want a King or do you want to be King? These are two of the primary motivators for political thought, exaggerated for emphasis. People tend to either want the freedom to make their own choices, unrestricted by society or government or they want someone in power...

“Do Something” Disease

“Somebody ought to do something!” The cry or complaint is heard most often after a tragedy. The completely natural and human response to something bad that has happened that really shouldn’t happen in a fair and just world. A school shooting, for...