Actress Felicity Huffman made a plea for leniency as she faced sentencing for paying $15,000 to rig the SAT scores of her daughter. She said she was “just trying to be a good mother” and added that she believed her cheating was “giving her daughter a fair shot” to get into the colleges she believed… Read More The Racism in Defining a “Good Mother”
Sometimes, in spite of the best intentions, relationships just do not work out. The two parties involved cannot see eye to eye on at least one issue important to them both; sometimes, there are more. The two try to “talk it out,” but they remain entrenched in their own positions. They do not hear each… Read More Biden, Harris and the Issue of Busing
Following the announcement that his wife would be working at a school which bans homosexual teachers and students, Vice President Mike Pence said that the found the resulting criticism “deeply offensive.” In an interview which aired on NBC, the vice president said: “…to see major networks attacking Christian education is deeply offensive to us.” (… Read More Deciphering the Meaning of Christianity
The remembrance of the late President George H.W. Bush was moving; his good work as president – i.e., ending the Cold War, getting the Berlin Wall down – was rightfully noted. His civility was understandably emphasized in light of the total lack of civility we are experiencing now. His family was surely comforted by affirmation… Read More Revising History in Our Faces
At the height of the Democratic National Convention, Donald Trump, our Republican nominee for president, called a press conference, and during that press conference, he invited the Russian government to hack into Hillary Clinton’s email account. He said that if the Russian government could find 30,000 missing emails, emails that Hillary Clinton said she erased,… Read More What is a Joke?