I’m becoming increasingly disconcerted with the American electorate’s flirtations with economic protectionism. One of the attractions of having been a Bill Clinton supporter is that he was never a protectionist. Clinton pursued globalization because he realized that that you can’t turn back the tide.
I’m all for Unions. Someone has to protect the interests of [...]
Donovan McNabb’s recent comments about the extra scrutiny and pressures of being a black quarterback in the NFL touched a chord with me. I’m glad he had the courage to speak his truths to power. Too often, black athletes don’t use the podium to speak truth to power. Michael Jordan’s famous comment that “even Republicans [...]
A while back, the radio host Don Imus was fired for his comments that the Rutgers University women’s basketball team looked like a bunch of “nappy-headed ho’s”. The comments led to a maelstrom of criticism of Imus for insensitivity, ignorance and possible racism.
I believe Imus’ firing was more than justified but the reason I’m [...]