Month: June 2020

The Endless Filmstrip

In this new era of adjustment and upheaval, brought about in part by the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement, our society has been struggling to readjust our understanding of race relations in our country.  We’ve been re-examining some things that were just taken for granted by the white majority, but which have been extremely hurtful…

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Two CA schools named for Washington, Jefferson getting renamed after BLM push

Two San Francisco-area elementary schools named after a pair of Founding Fathers who owned slaves will get new names after a school board approved a Black Lives Matter resolution last week, according to a report. The Berkeley Unified School District Board unanimously endorsed the measure on Wednesday amid renewed efforts nationwide to take a second…

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TRUMP IS OFF BASE

To the winners go the spoils. Except for some reason when it comes to America’s Civil War. The North won The South lost. Yet a portion of this country still mythologizes about ol’ Dixie. The best parts of the South are still in tact. Southern hospitality, southern cooking, southern accents, etc. The worst part of…

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Fraud in the Time of COVID

There’s a new bipartisan bill proposed which would increase the penalties for scammers who have specifically targeted Covid-19 related issues. It seems that the scammers were already right on it, looking for ways to rip people off during a pandemic, and the  House of Representatives have taken issue, to the tune of 15 to 35 years…

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AMERICAN AIRLINES ALLEGEDLY STOPPED FLIGHT ATTENDANT FROM WEARING FACE SHIELD

An American Airlines flight attendant said she was forbidden from wearing a face shield because it didn’t fit with the company’s “image standards” — and would make passengers uncomfortable, according to a report. After a few flights wearing the PPE, Marie said her bosses told her the safety gear didn’t fit the carrier’s “image standards”…

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