Is the Balkanization of public thought inevitable? Can anything be done about it?
“Who built this country?” One black guy asked another black guy this question. Only black people ask it, and they only ask it of other black people. They normally won’t ask it if any white people are around. The shelter population is 75% black; otherwise I’m pretty sure he’d not have asked it.
Continue reading Who built this country?
I included this song in the William Tell Show playlist because it never fails to move me. I think it may be one of the saddest songs ever written.
These days, it has me conflicted.
ADVISORY: EXPLICIT LANGUAGE.
Continue reading “Oh Girl”
“God is our refuge and strength,
a very present help in trouble.”
— Psalm 46:1
I am aging much faster than I’d like. Continue reading Scary
(Originally published 06/11/13 at Trojan Horse Productions. Reblogged 06/11/14.)
Delilah: Radio Host Talks About Why Her Show Is so Successful
I’ve never heard of this woman before. She and I appear to be on the same wavelength.
If only that were more than a pun!
A follower has advised that the link seems to point to an interview with Michelle Kwan.
The restrictions on videos on web pages here at the library are such I normally ignore them, and count on people just reading the text. For the video interview with Delilah one wants to click on this image:
A better life is available to you.
If you want it, and will work for it,
you can have it.
I will recite that often on The William Tell Show. It’s the sort of thing one hears from Barack Obama.
Continue reading Hope for black America
Don’t blame college kids for intolerance. Blame us.
One gets the impression from Matt Bai’s article that closed-mindedness is something new.
I think first of a quotation from Jeff Snyder, from 1993:
Continue reading “Don’t blame college kids for intolerance. Blame us.”
Next project is to resume work on comedic material for my radio show.
Digging through archives this morning, stumbled on a reference to the Gettysburg Address.
Does anyone still remember what that was?
At this difficult moment in our nation,
we might do well to recall and reflect on that text,
and possibly remember who we are.