When Do We Stop Fighting Each Other and Fight the Enemy?

African Americans and Tea Party Conservatives would both be better off to stop fighting each other and to help each other instead. Will there come a day when we realize we’re fighting a common foe? (Thanks to the Personal Liberty website for the cartoon.) The sad thing is that those represented on the left… feel the oppression is because the wrong people have power (funny, since all of the major uprisings and problems have been in Democratic strongholds, but… I digress), while those Read more […]

American Fertility Still Declining

It seems like about every six months a report comes out about how fertility rates in the United States are still quite low. The Pope has even taken to preaching against the use of house pets as substitutes for having children. Well, it is that time again. Aljazeera, the network that bought out Al Gore’s old media company is reporting on the bad news. (I have to wonder if the old network would have reported this as good news.) For the second year in a row, deaths of non-Hispanic whites outnumbered Read more […]

Is Racial Segregation Creeping Back into Government Schools?

The Florida Board of Education recently passed provisions outlining goals for students’ math and reading skills. They don’t treat all the students equally though. They’ve applied different goals based on a student’s race or ethnic background. They’ve segregated the students into groups including Asians, whites, Latinos, and blacks. More is expected from Asians than from all the groups. The Board wants only 74% of black students to be reading at or above their grade level by 2018 compared Read more […]