Saturday, July 26, 2014

Something to Know - 26 July

Rob Rogers

1.  As the right-of-center political soldiers united in a peculiar form of a collective blob of nothingness and a distaste for anything "Obama", a funny thing has happened.  The blob is getting unglued by factions of realism and progressive thinking.  It is these particles of sanity that are creating a whiplash of disunity that just may be enough to put the whole blob out of touch with voters.  Here is an example:

2.  Those of us who experienced the 60's will appreciate this article.   When a bunch of us were in college, we saw the unrest, hate, and murders as our friends went to the South on a mission of uniting a neglected part of this country.  It was scary, and for good reason.  Today, there seems to be a difference when we look closely at what are parts of the South.  Not all has changed for the better, but globalization and transplants have contributed in some way: 

It may sound funny, but I love the South. I don't choose to live anywhere else. There's land here, where a man can raise cattle, and I'm going to do it some day.
-- Medgar Evers    

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