Reading allows us to exit our microcosm and see the world through the eyes of those whose lives differ from our own. Isabel Wilkerson's book, Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents, is one such opportunity.
The hard work of doing is rarely the stuff of heroic biographies of leading men. It is the story of ordinary Americans who were finally pushed far enough that they put themselves on the line for this nation’s principles.
For the first time in United States' history, we have an autocratic movement in our country. Seventy-five million people have some soul searching to do and take responsibility. Before we "come together," the wound created between us needs to be cleaned out before it can heal.
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Not politicians, but an informed citizenry is at the heart of a well-functioning democracy. The best time to learn anything is when you are interested. Lately, presidential pardons have been in the news. Seemed like a good time to learn what it is and how presidents have used this … Continue reading POTUS Power
The number of political contributions I made this year may match or exceed all the money I donated to politicians in my lifetime. Some of you may be nodding your head. You did the same thing. After the election, requests from politicians and PACs slowed significantly but kept trickling. Lately, it's about the Georgia senatorial election, and one more time, "the sky is falling."