Everyone else is weighing in, why not me? I’ve looked at very little of the social media since the march yesterday. My perspective may change… 512 more words
Economists have to shoulder their share of the blame for the dawning of the age of Trump, May and Farage. Their responsibility lies with the creation of the ‘Great Lie’ which led to the economic and social change which caused the current economic malaise. 1,240 more words
This morning as I was watching coverage of President Donald Trump’s inauguration, I was keeping track of Twitter. In his speech, President Trump spoke this line – “It is time to remember that old wisdom our soldiers will never forget: that whether we are black or brown or white, we all bleed the same red blood of patriots, we all enjoy the same glorious freedoms, and we all salute the same great American Flag.” Immediately after he said it , Conservative, Inc. 2,562 more words
In September 2017, The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) will air an 18-hour, 10-part documentary by filmmakers Ken Burns and Lynn Novick that will examine the conflict from all sides. 168 more words
Whenever The New York Times or some other mainstream news outlet holds itself out as a paragon of professional journalism – by wagging a finger at some pro-Trump “fake news” or some Internet “conspiracy theory” – I cringe at the self-delusion and hypocrisy. 2,715 more words
This tense story of a lesser-known figure from the Vietnam War era is a timely look at whistleblowing and patriotism.
Recommended grade level: 6-12
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