Your Civic Doody

Many years ago, during a “Rock the Vote” television commercial campaign attempting to get people to the polls, I remember actor Leonardo DiCaprio, saying: “Get out and vote. Hey, it’s easy.” Now, while driving or walking to your local polling place, waiting in it’s line and pulling a lever or pushing a button might not …

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Generational Theft

There was an infamous political commercial during the Presidential election year of 2012 which showed a character, who looked suspiciously like one of that year’s Vice-Presidential candidates, walking with an old lady bound to a wheelchair toward a cliff while she frantically struggles to stop him. At cliffside, he precipitously dumps her out of her …

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In Her Defense

A small, but highly vocal, segment of Americans are throwing some rather large haymakers at American civilization. They stack alleged victims of American culture like cord-wood and set them ablaze in the night with fear and hate. The media, knowing stories that instill fear equals ratings, hold a magnifying glass and bullhorn in front of …

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Wahatche

When you’re a negro living in Elbert County, Georgia, it ain’t never a good thing to see the local sheriff walkin’ up to your cabin porch, especially not when the pits of his uniform is tight and sweaty. At least, I’m old. The law don’t mess as much with negros’ old as me. “Are you …

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Inn-delible

In a blessed white field, some time ago, a frontier Inn arose. As centuries showed, hospitality flowed. It was a respite from the road. A community loved it, made everything of it, and helped it bloom and grow. When all this is over, don’t forget how you love her – and stop back and say …

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