Barack Obama

 
February 13, 2016

Pop Goes the Evil (of Racism)

  Of all of the ridiculous, unfounded charges leveled at President Obama across the past seven years, the most baseless and inane is that he has made racism in America worse. Like a pimple, racism has lurked under the skin of our national face for decades: an irritating presence that seemed […]
May 3, 2015

Five Fascinating Florida Facts

Newcomers to Florida often experience a form of socio-political shock — especially if they have come from places where the first word in the place-name they came from is “New.” (As in York, Jersey, Hampshire or England…) A lot of that has to do with a common misperception that results from […]
March 19, 2010

Cultural Change & the President

(Note: This piece was first posted in February, 2009, on my Website. As the health care reform bill heads for the House floor, it seems appropriate to reprise it.) There are two ways to change a culture. The easy way is the approach taken by guys like “Chainsaw Al” Dunlap, […]