Tagged: Nelson Mandela

Name Calling Doesn’t Help

Name Calling Doesn’t Help

  I’m being called a “left-wing nut” and a “Communist” by readers who don’t agree with some of my blogs. But I am neither. I wouldn’t want to live in a Communist country. I...

The Futility of Terror

The Futility of Terror

You are probably reeling from the latest horror inflicted on civilization by the terrorists. Who wouldn’t be¬†shaken this morning? All those kids – preteens and early teens slaughtered and maimed in the Manchester bombing....

What Would Tata Think?

What Would Tata Think?

Who could have predicted this day a generation ago? Back then, Nelson Mandela was a “terrorist.” No, not just in South Africa – in the eyes of the American government. Today, of course, no...

As Tata Nears the End, What Would he Tell America?

As Tata Nears the End, What Would he Tell America?

I wonder what Nelson Mandela would tell Americans – black and white – in the wake of the Zimmerman verdict? The architect of integrated South Africa, “Tata” (Father) to his loving people, lies in...