With Congress talking about sending every American a check, I thought I should propose an idea that would get money to those most likely to need it, those most likely to be hurt by coronavirus, and would be relatively easy to implement. I will next share the idea. Then, I will discuss its pros and… Continue reading Getting Money to Those Most Needing it
Anna Clark’s The Poisoned City is about the contaminated drinking water crisis in Flint, Michigan. The Poisoned City is a difficult, necessary read. It says so much about America and human nature; unfortunately, it too often highlights the worst of both.
Since the Democratic debates, the media has been giving a lot of attention to the exchange about school bussing between Kamala Harris and Joe Biden. What is not being discussed is the racism behind America’s educational system.
This is the first in a series of posts that will describe government benefits programs offered by the United States. The next section will give basic details about the Women and Children’s Nutrition Program (WIC). The subsequent section will give facts about WIC participation.
This version of news updates has stories about another heartbreaking, senseless shooting, a border patrol agent being acquitted in the shooting of a teenage boy in Mexico, and Saudi Arabia’s nuclear ambitions.
Jane Corry’s Blood Sisters isn’t as popular with me as it is with many. It took me weeks to finish the book. The plot was just too slow. That being said, I’m glad I read Blood Sisters. The story wound up taking some interesting and thought-provoking turns.
Won’t you be my Neighbor is a documentary about Fred Rogers and his television show Mr. Rogers’s Neighborhood. Instead of writing a typical review, I’m going to describe my history with the show and how I feel about it now. In case you don’t read on, I want to say: if you are at involved… Continue reading Reviewing Won’t you be my Neighbor
Last night I watched the movie A Dog’s Purpose. I love animals, especially dogs. When it comes to animals I’m certainly not afraid to tap into my sentimental side. So, A Dog’s Purpose was a slightly emotional enjoyable movie to me.
Recent teacher strikes in places like Oklahoma and West Virginia have shown many how underpaid and unappreciated America’s teachers have become. Stories about teachers having to purchase basic school supplies have demonstrated the dedication of teachers, in spite of the constant disrespect. Stories of teachers having to take second jobs to pay their bills have… Continue reading A Median Income for Teachers
Should people under the age of 18 be able to marry?