So much for patriotism

So much for patriotism

ShareBack in 2009, I walked into my house and noticed a shadow moving through my living room and saw broken glass strewn across the floor. I knew immediately that someone had broken into my house and that he was still there. I slowly backed out of the house. When I...
Controlling for education

Controlling for education

ShareLike North Carolina, Georgia has long been a state that Democrats have been waiting to turn blue. As the population becomes more urban and diverse, the voters tend to prefer progressive policies to conservatives ones. But the wait has been long.  Then, an...
I don’t want Trump removed

I don’t want Trump removed

ShareI don’t want the Senate to remove Donald Trump from office. I want him to be voted out in a humiliating defeat in November. That’s not to say I don’t think he should have been impeached or that I don’t think he’s guilty. I just believe that the best way to...
King’s dream in Rocky Mount

King’s dream in Rocky Mount

ShareToday, we honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. His most famous speech is the one delivered at the March on Washington in 1963. Almost a year before that, he gave an early version of it in Rocky Mount North Carolina. Fortunately, it was...
Trump and populist legacies

Trump and populist legacies

ShareYesterday, Miles Coleman of the University of Virginia Center for Politics tweeted a photo of an old newspaper with the headline “Effort Being Made to Impeach Gov. Long.” The article refers to Huey Long, the governor and US Senator of Louisiana who ruled the...

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