Blackface

Blackface

Am I the only one who can’t believe Governor Northam of Virginia still hasn’t resigned?  With the 24-hour news cycle being what it is today (vs.at best once a day back when I was alive!), it’s easy to forget about things that aren’t right there in our face!  But, of...
A National Emergency?

A National Emergency?

The separation of children from their parents going on at the U.S. border is a disgusting national disgrace for which we should all be ashamed. As the son of an antebellum slaveholder, I can testify to the fact that separating children from their parents is a vile...
Ralph Northam Should Resign

Ralph Northam Should Resign

The separation of children from their parents going on at the U.S. border is a disgusting national disgrace for which we should all be ashamed. As the son of an antebellum slaveholder, I can testify to the fact that separating children from their parents is a vile...
Fear of “the Other”

Fear of “the Other”

The separation of children from their parents going on at the U.S. border is a disgusting national disgrace for which we should all be ashamed. As the son of an antebellum slaveholder, I can testify to the fact that separating children from their parents is a vile...
The Confederate Flag

The Confederate Flag

There was recently an article in The Guardian entitled “Pride and Prejudice? The Americans Who Fly the Confederate Flag” that is worthy of attention. As much as I loathe the Cotton Kingdom’s Confederacy, that evil cause for which I was fool enough to sacrifice my...
Abraham Lincoln Quote about Kentucky

Abraham Lincoln Quote about Kentucky

Lately I’m reminded of one of Abraham Lincoln’s famous quotes during the Civil War, a time that is still fresh in my mind given how I sacrificed my mortal life fighting on the wrong side of that awful conflict. When asked if he thought God supported the Union’s cause,...