The underrated story from a very quiet primary election

Some local elections happened alongside the U.S. Senate primaries.  One of those local elections was that for school committee in Wakefield, MA, a town about ten miles north of Boston.  Nineteen-year-old Evan Kenney, a recent Wakefield High grad, won the race., beating out a six-year-incumbent. (Kenney is a current freshman at Fitchburg State, which ought … Continue reading The underrated story from a very quiet primary election

How stupid do you think we are? New Boston Suspects edition

I want to ask a really basic question about these three kids who have been arrested concerning the Boston Bombing. I won't ask about their association with the Bomber, I won't ask about any community of religion, or ethnic connections or even what their opinions were on the US or Israel or anything else that … Continue reading How stupid do you think we are? New Boston Suspects edition

Hey Moorehouse College has a right to defend its Religion

One black man, overcome by emotion, dropped to his knees, prompting the president to conduct a curbside colloquium on the meaning of emancipation. “Don’t kneel to me,” said the president. “That is not right. You must kneel to God only, and thank Him for the liberty you will enjoy hereafter.” Shelby Foote. The Civil War … Continue reading Hey Moorehouse College has a right to defend its Religion