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With the House passage of Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s $3 trillion Heroes Act, COVID-19 policy has now officially transformed into presidential politics 2020. Let’s recall that prior to the crisis, … more
This past weekend the need to taste the sweet smell of freedom finally got the best of the Parker family as we traveled out of state to enjoy a sit down meal inside a restaurant, some in-person … more
Black politicians, civil rights leaders and their white liberal advocates have little or no interest in doing anything effective to deal with what’s no less than an education crisis among black … more
As many of you know, my columns are generally lighthearted and intended only to offer some insight, perspective or an outlet for laughter. Well that’s all well and good, but I think maybe the … more
It’s hard to believe, but Memorial Day weekend is quickly encroaching. How does this commemorative holiday during the 2020 pandemic compare to years past? Depending on government mandates, will … more
It is that time of year again, where I turn another page on the calendar of life. Once again it is an appropriate time to comment on some things I’ve noticed on my ride through a world that is … more
A friend of mine works in the fashion industry. She sighed as she spoke to our friends over Zoom last week. While most of us are dealing with being furloughed or being laid off or not having work … more
As life begins to return to some semblance of normal for all of us inessential workers, I can’t help but wonder what the politicians really mean when I hear the term, the new normal. Since we … more
Former Barack Obama adviser Rahm Emanuel, during a recent interview, reminded us of his 2008 financial crisis quotation, “Never allow a crisis to go to waste.” The COVID-19 pandemic has presented … more
I’m pleased to read that Republican leaders in the White House and on Capitol Hill want to take a pause before enacting more coronavirus stimulus spending. Thinking about the coronavirus debt … more
Occasionally, I get notes or emails from readers, often with a kind word, but sometimes not so kind. I am appreciative that people are willing to spend time reading my thoughts and one reader asked … more
For those of you who do not know, I have been working from home since the coronavirus became part of our vernacular, and with that I’ve seen things from a little different perspective. Gone, for … more
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