Social Justice

I Kneel to Stand

Kneel to Stand Right and wrong.  Love and hate. Respect and intolerance.   Make a choice. Speak despite fear. Take a stand.   I stand with Nike. I stand with Kap. Black Lives Matter.

Gun Control

I really felt that this topic deserved a second blog just given our state of affairs right now. I’d like to focus on one core “answer” to the problem of school shootings in The United States: that we arm our teachers. Now, there’s the obvious first question — where is the money for these guns...

A Well Regulated Militia

Let’s talk about the words “a well regulated militia.” Here’s the whole Second Amendment for absolute context: “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.” Our country up until and including now has followed this principle:...

Raise Your Voice

I feel small. I feel small and insignificant and my words seem insufficient for the events that are taking place in our country right now. White Supremacists, with the aid and support of the most undeserving and corrupt man to ever sit in the Oval Office, are poised to launch themselves into the mainstream of...

Independence Day

What exactly does that mean in this year, 2017? We have spent 240 years, give or take, celebrating our freedoms and independence. We have praised the United States of America for bringing democracy and liberty to more than just our people but to the masses as well. We have sang the words of Francis Scott...

Thankful

There’s been a lot of negativity in our country during this election cycle and now during the start of this presidency. And let’s face it, the negativity has just been more publicized, it’s not new. It’s been with us forever. It’s plagued us. We’ve plagued ourselves. But it’s time to put that behind us. Not...