A Little Bit About Those Refugee Camps in Kenya

by baldilocks With two Somali-Americans – Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN-5) and Sports Illustrated “swimsuit” model Halima Aden -- being in the news of late, I think it’s important to dispense some information about a singular part of their backgrounds. Both spent their childhoods in Kenyan refugee camps. If you recall, the last time a person … Continue reading A Little Bit About Those Refugee Camps in Kenya

A Farewell to China

The government of China apparently has decided it doesn't want me to teach journalism there. For the past four years, I have traveled each summer to Guangzhou in South China, where I have taught research and reporting in the International School of Jinan University. But the permissions from the government proved so restrictive this year … Continue reading A Farewell to China

Blame the Silly Seattle Voters for their Snakes

King Richard (in disguise): Oh, now I remember. How does your loyalty to Richard set on a killer of knights, a poacher of the king's deer and an outlaw?Robin Hood: Those I've killed died from misusing the trust that Richard left them. And the worst rogue of these is the king's own brother.King Richard: Oh, … Continue reading Blame the Silly Seattle Voters for their Snakes