Remember the Arawaks

In 1492, there were over three million free people living and thriving on the island of Hispaniola (now Haiti and the Dominican Republic). In 1508, there were only 60,000 people left alive, struggling to survive on the island. These three million free and productive humans were wiped out by other humans driven by the desire to please their government. This …

Troubles Melt Like Lemon Drops

“Someday I’ll wish upon a star And wake up where the clouds are far Behind me. Where troubles melt like lemon drops Away above the chimney tops That’s where you’ll find me.” – “Over The Rainbow” by Harold Arlen You may not live in the “Merry Old Land of Oz,” but politicians make their livings by pretending to be the …

What Is Diversity Really?

It’s about 6:45 AM and I’m in the gym on a treadmill jogging along at 4.3 MPH. I don’t tell you this to impress you. I’m a little embarrassed, so let’s just say I’m on a treadmill before the sun has risen and pat me on the back for that. I am not here for vanity, but for health. I …

Unbreak My Heart

When did you start accepting murder? When did you become perfectly comfortable voting for a political party that murders? Surely you were not raised to accept and embrace murdering? Think of someone you love dearly, your mother for instance. What is the worst thing someone could do to her? Yes, murder her is the most likely answer. It doesn’t matter …

Hole

President Trump allegedly called Haiti and some other countries in the Third World, “Shitholes.” We didn’t hear the president say this, and the original source is one of his political enemies, Dick Durbin, who lacks a reputation for honesty. The world is in a fake uproar over the alleged comments, with people calling the president a racist and screaming at …