Why am I writing about Mildred Jefferson over a month after she died?

Simply to make a small point. Mildred Jefferson was the first black woman to graduate from Harvard Medical School. This is the type of thing that one might have seen moving tributes on many TV shows. Not simple editorials but large tributes in papers and perhaps even a major magazine article. After all her achievement … Continue reading Why am I writing about Mildred Jefferson over a month after she died?

If you wonder why pro-life forces fight so hard…

...it is because of stories like this: A fifth of nurses interviewed by researchers admitted that they had been involved in the euthanasia of a patient based on the "assumption" they would want to die. Nearly half of the nurses - 120 of 248 - admitted they had taken part in "terminations without request or … Continue reading If you wonder why pro-life forces fight so hard…

Just back from the City Counsel meeting…

it went on VERY late. I will have some photos and longer posts up in a bit but to sum it up quickly: It reminded me of the Battle of Kasserine Pass. One side was professional and prepared and had laid the groundwork for the battle. The other side more numerous, less organized and had … Continue reading Just back from the City Counsel meeting…