In the aftermath of the recent Boston Marathon bombing, Republicans now complain why we “ignored” warnings from Russian intelligence about the alleged culprits. How times change. Just as the Reagan Administration cozied up with the Taliban as “freedom fighters” as long as they were killing Russians, offshoots such as al Queda went from “partisans” to pariahs when the sponsored attack dogs started biting the hands that fed them.… [Read more]
A conservative gadfly said that what America needs is a “White History Month” She stated that white men have greatly contributed to make America the greatest and most powerful country on the planet and they should be celebrated – just as African-Americans are celebrated for their accomplishments during the month of February.
There is nothing wrong with honoring the accomplishments of white men.… [Read more]
Milestones. When we look at things on a week-to-week basis, it may not appear that much has changed, but when we look at the broader picture we realise that baby steps brought us to where we are now. Sometimes, we have to wrap things up neatly, stick a bow on it and move on.… [Read more]