Can Left Be Right?

Can Left Be Right?

This isn’t really a column about political views, but that’s not to say politics won’t make an appearance. Aug. 13, in case you missed it, was International Lefthanders’ Day. It’s not exactly a major holiday – actually not a holiday of any level – but we southpaws...
Slaves, Masters Still Exist in US Today

Slaves, Masters Still Exist in US Today

Some of the everyday words we use have racist connotations. That was the focus of a July 7 article published by CNN, which asked readers to consider changing their vocabulary. I don’t disagree, except for one problem: Masters and slaves still exist. We still need the...
Why You Shouldn’t Label People

Why You Shouldn’t Label People

Labels abound in our overpolarized era. Liberal, RINO, socialist, neo-con, Nazi, Marxist, racist – all these and more aren’t meant to be descriptive but dismissive. Especially when we assign the additional labels of good or evil to people. Labels shut down discussion....