On the “Special Needs” of Black People

by baldilocks What have Republicans/conservatives done for black Americans? I hear that question constantly when I disclose that I am a conservative. Implied in the question is that a political party must “do something” for blacks. Not merely the usual “something” that a government entity does for all of its constituents, e.g. provide utilities, regulate … Continue reading On the “Special Needs” of Black People

Patronage

by baldilocks As the opposite is so for many of us in America, citizens reared in other countries have little understanding of politics, history, and culture(s) in the USA.  I am in a special place in that my biological father is Kenyan and my siblings from the Old Country have trouble understanding the political opposition to … Continue reading Patronage