Thursday, August 13, 2020

One more reason we need Justice Ginsberg

By the time you read this, it will no longer be breaking news that one of the cancers which has plagued Supreme Court Justice,...

The economy and the Senate continue to stumble

On the same day we learned that the U.S. economy contracted by 9.5 percent in the second quarter of this year, the United States...

Looming evictions will deepen the economic crisis

In his Pulitzer Prize-winning book, “Evicted”, Matthew Desmond’s book quotes a woman he calls Arleen describing the profound exhaustion of trying to keep a roof...

Local artist to host Caribbean-themed virtual exhibits

Weldon Ryan is playing out his story, making strides in cyberspace despite the coronavirus attack. The artist, a former Flagler County Art League president, joined...

What we must do to protect ourselves and each other from the coronavirus 

Those who are younger might be unintentionally causing harm to the elderly and those who have health challenges. It appears that far too many young...

We don’t need Trump’s thugs in Chicago

“Hitler had his Brown shirts and Mussolini had his Black shirts, now Donald Trump has his camouflage shirts.” Thus, began a statement signed by 15...

It’s what Trump does; not what he says

There are 100 days before the election, and President Trump is behind in the polls. “We’ve been fooled by the polls before. Listen, Trump has...

Don’t reopen schools without a safety plan

Common sense and intelligence can still determine what we do, even in this crazy environment. We’re not going to use our children as guinea...

Why do we need to be convinced?

Jane Elliott said, “If we didn’t have all those years when Black lives didn’t matter, we wouldn’t have to have a Black Lives Matter...

Adding fuel to the pandemic’s fire

Since the president refuses to develop a national plan to address the coronavirus pandemic even as the death toll increases, let him hawk beans....