Thought Of The Day. January, 26, 2016

Instead of posting status updates on Facebook, I am now posting each apothegm, thought, observation, and witticism, here, as a Thought Of The Day. Status updates on Facebook disappear into the ether and cannot be relocated by readers. Before you leave, please take a moment to follow this blog by clicking on Follow in the…

“There Will Never Be A Nigger S-A-E”

One of the most blatant, in-your-face, ugly, demonstrations of racism since the days of Jim Crow, occurred recently at the University of Oklahoma. A fraternity, Sigma Alpha Epsilon (S-A-E), engaged in a racist chant on a bus tour. The participants were young, well-to-do white kids and their white house mother. Supposedly educated! Supposedly enlightened! Many…

Why Be Vegan Or Nice To Your Black Neighbors?

Fighting the Animal Holocaust by being vegan is like fighting racism by being nice to your African-American neighbor. Being vegan and being nice to your neighbors are admirable qualities, but they are hardly something to boast about. They are conduct we would expect of kind, enlightened, and compassionate people. Certainly if everyone were kind, enlightened,…