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America Was Never White

Events in Charlottesville recently cascaded into domestic terrorism. Three dead and dozens wounded as neo-Nazis, white supremacists, and other “alt-right” members descended upon the university that Thomas Jefferson built; their purpose, it is alleged, to defend a statue – a monument – to the Confederate Civil War soldier, General Robert E. 1,121 more words

Politics

Something Old, Something New

And you’re back again.

Back to the old, familiar routine of:

  • setting up your classroom for another year
  • attending staff meetings and teacher training sessions…
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Biblical Worldview

Trump and America’s Fascist Forefathers

“If you rightly condemn Washington and Jefferson as loathsome oppressors of humanity, you are then obligated to purge the nation and world of the poisoned fruit of their racist perversion.” 945 more words

Politics

Ignore conflict, these shiny stones will catch your attention

And newspapers wonder why an increasing number of readers (and former readers) view them with incredulity.

Eleven of the top 12 stories in the online version of my local paper are eclipse related, the astronomical event that area media has been hyping for months. 297 more words

History

Nibbling at the Edges of Eclipse Day: The Moon Bites Back

Everyone is talking about today’s solar eclipse.  It’ll draw its dark line diagonally across the US today, but the inky darkness will bleed out across most of the country– even those of us who aren’t in the line of total eclipse.  1,229 more words

Culture

About those Confederate monuments...

There are basically two schools of thought floating around the public’s consciousness about confederate monuments right now, especially in light of recent events in Charlottesville, Virginia. 979 more words

History

Sharing the quest...

In the books written with Stuart France, we weave a story which details our journeys through the sacred landscape of old Albion, the ancient and inner heart of Britain. 605 more words

Photography