WASPs Are Striking Everywhere
Are WASPs evil? Not by intent, but when you consider the consequences of their intolerance, their mindset has damaged many lives....
Create Three Immigration Pathways
We need to create a more just and equitable immigration system. ... We processed millions of people during the 19th Century for many years before computers, so why can’t we do it now?
Speculation for 2024
The Presidential political party nominating primaries will be held next spring with the general election in November 2024. The candidates who win the nomination of their party does not mean they will win in the general election.... The issue of corruption ultimately impacts upon the public trust. Unfortunately, former President Trump has consistently worked to undermine public trust in our electoral process.... If we lose faith in our system of governance, then our democracy surely will fail.
A Review of Bad Gays
It reads like a bitchy gossip column, particularly where the facts are not clearly established. I’m never sure whether they are lamenting the repression and discrimination of the times, or if they just think these people are evil. They frequently repeat the comment that the concept of “homosexual” did not evolve until the 19th Century.... They are committed pessimists, and they still see the world as homophobic.
Oxford is the County Seat of Granville County. It started in 1761 with a plantation home called Oxford. The town wasn’t incorporated until 1816, when it also was named the county seat. The first Masonic orphanage in the US was built in Oxford. It was established on the site of the former St. John’s College. It now is known simply as the Masonic Home for Children and has a beautiful modern campus...
A Nostalgic Thanksgiving Trip
I was sick last Thanksgiving with Covid-19 that produced a cold that hung on for three months. My DC friend had to cancel his trip to Raleigh. This year, we met mid-way in Lexington, VA. I have known my friend for almost 30 years from when I lived in DC from 1993-1996. He and I and a couple of other friends established a Thanksgiving tradition when we traveled to Prague & Budapest in 2003. Since then, we visited Williamsburg, Richmond, and Norfolk....