We have an old story in our family where, sometime between 1926 and 1929, Dr. Marvin M. Landrum and his son Marvin Jr., a college kid full of wild ideas, got into a major argument over the environmental conservation of Sulphur Creek.
A TV station, America’s Voice (AMVO 219), began on Dish Network in January 2020. It is more conservative than Fox and not afraid to talk about God and the Bible.
Check out any professional and most college basketball teams. Their starting five, and most of their other 10 players, are black, as is 80% of the NBA. This does not come anywhere close to the diversity and inclusion sought by the nation’s social justice warriors. Both professional and college coaches have ignored and thrown away any pretense of seeking diversity and inclusiveness.
Why are so many people and corporations supporting Black Lives Matter and Antifa? Many of the leaders of these groups are proclaiming openly themselves as Marxists (oops – not Marxists but Neo-Marxists). These groups are rioting, burning, attacking police (with bricks, fireworks and Molotov cocktails), and plundering just as the communists before they overthrew the czars in Russia.
Institutional racism and systemic racism are terms bandied about these days without much clarity. Being 84 years of age, I have seen and lived through what might be called institutional racism or systemic racism. Both operate under the assumption that one race is superior to another. It involves the practice of treating a person or group of people differently based on their race.
I think I’ll walk wide of heated conversations about Joe Biden’s mental acuity, given my lack of standing as a participant -- or, more to the point, my overabundance of standing. When Joe emitted his first cry, back then in November 1942, I -- me! -- had been crawling around my own corner of the world for eight whole months.