The night before he was killed, MLK, Jr., gave a speech. Here is an excerpt. His last few lines are particularly poignant. Like anybody, I would like to live a long life; longevity has its place. But, I’m not concerned about that now. I just want to do God’s will. And He’s allowed me to
What if you were the analyst who every day briefed President George W. Bush? What if you were the person whom the President called right after the 9/11 attacks happened? What if you were the Acting CIA Director for President Obama? Well, we are in luck because Michael Morell has done all that and has
If you’re at all interested in politics or the Mueller investigation, I highly recommend Preet Bahara’s podcast (link here). He is a former U.S. Attorney and is incredibly connected. For example, he recently interviewed the former NJ Attorney General to discuss what the recent Mueller indictments really mean and where the investigation might go next.
It is an amazing documentary. While it comprises of 10 parts and takes an investment of time, it is really gripping and insightful. It also at times is quite horrific. Some of revelations that were new to me: JFK thought the war was unwinnable but feared that he wouldn’t get re-elected if he admitted
Sometimes, the news is so shocking, I’m stunned for words. I find it hard to blog. After the mass shooting in Las Vegas, I wasn’t sure what to say. Until now. I recently listened to a Podcast Save America episode. In the recent episode, one of the hosts asks of politicians, “What is your plan?” In
My social media feeds are eclectic by intent. I follow the President and Bernie Sanders. I read posts from fascists and anti-fascists. I visit at times white nationalist message boards. I’ve read what anarchists want to achieve. I’ve made an effort to try and understand what it means to be young, poor and African-American in