Category Archives: Current Events

House of Cards . . . Clinton

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Good Night and Good Luck, Jonathan!

Why should you care about the recent highly contested presidential election in Nigeria? Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa! Nigeria recently surpassed South Africa with the African continent’s largest economy! Nigeria is a major producer of oil and … Continue reading

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LEGO of my Justice!

Top of the wishlist!

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Martin Luther King Jr.

Today was a personal work day but I listened to American Radio Works’ King’s Last March today in the car on NPR. It was a great reminder of MLK’s radicalization during his last years, taking leftist stands on poverty and the Vietnam … Continue reading

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No one is Nigeria . . .

What is Boko Haram?

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Meanwhile in Nigeria . . .

Here is the news story you likely haven’t heard about in Nigeria [that’s in Africa].

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BushClintonstan

Are Americans Comfortable with Political Dynasties?

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Timeline of Ferguson

I am inserting a timeline of the Brown shooting and events in Ferguson, Missouri.  This unfortunate event is a topic rife for discussion in a government class but I hope we can be sensitive to the larger issues in play here. … Continue reading

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“It’s not about cotton bales and magnolia trees . . . “

Paul Burka’s blog post about the Confederate License Plate is spot on.  I am trying not to put forth opinions here in these blog posts, which probably makes these posts less interesting, but my goal is mainly informational and not editorial. … Continue reading

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Okie Actor James Garner, RIP

For you youngins out there, James Garner may be best known to you as Duke from The Notebook.  Check out one of his films before school starts as a tribute to this great Okie actor.  Here are some suggestions: Movies – Stalag … Continue reading

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