"We haven't had true freedom of the press in 200 years.
The last gasp for me was when the Los Angeles Times was sold to the Chicago Tribune conglomerate about 20 years ago. They fired the best political columnists, and kept on…"
"Just reading the newspapers will inform anyone when there's controversial legislation being brought out. If it's concerning immigration it'll be a daily dose of ''Somali women housed in six bedroomed house all at the…"
""The first purpose of government," a graduate student in political science told me decades ago, "is to make large numbers of people governable."
And as Joan says, religion was and is a device to control people.
Keeping church and…"
"By the fall of 1957, I was touring in the south for the first time in my life. The segregated signs on depot waiting rooms, restrooms, drinking fountains, etc & so on shocked me, and continued to do so for the next three years.
Once when I…"