Trying to Make Sense of “Religious Freedom”

As I understand it, early settlers to America were fleeing religious persecution in Europe. In England, for example, the Roman Catholics and Protestants harried and butchered each other for generations. A monarch known as Bloody Mary burned Protestants at the stake. In Spain and Portugal the Inquisition tortured and killed “heretics,” claiming they were sacrificing the […]
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Why Would Minorities Vote for the Republicans?

As I enter my 81st year on earth, you would think I’ve figured out most of the mysteries that keep folks like me awake at night. But I have to confess I still have no clue about a whole lot of things. For instance, what makes a black person or a Chinese person or a […]
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Bolt on TMZ for “daggering” at Carnival…has the media gone too far or should Bolt tone it down?

  Yesterday’s TMZ sports headlines was “Usain Bolt — DAGGERING MACHINE … Junk-Thrusting His Face Off at Carnival Party Usain Bolt” . The story was also featured in Daily Mail in the UK. Is the press making a big deal about nothing or should Bolt tone it down?
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Bombogenesis…It Sounds Like a Jamaican Bad Word but it is not…

A forum member  alerted us of the word Bombogenesis which sounds like a Jamaican bad word.  It is not a bad word but a term used by meteorologists to describe a specific weather condition.  Here is an explanation from Weather Network Chief Meteorologist Chris Scott. “This is meteorological locker room talk describing the explosive deepening of […]
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Lisa Hanna goes viral with a photo many complain is not appropriate for a Jamaican government official…

  Lisa Hanna, Jamaica Member of Parliament & Former Miss World (1993) posted on Instagram a photo of herself in a Carnival costume. She looks like she has not aged since 1993 and probably could enter Miss World today as a top contender. Some are complaining that this is not appropriate behavior for a Jamaican […]
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