Erasing him from the name of Washington & Lee University would not have put a dent in the racism that still ripples through the Old Dominion or the nation
Marie March calls herself an “unabashed Trump Republican.” Many now former GOP workers call the term “Trump Republican” a “contradiction of terms”
The verdict against the killer of George Floyd was rare and overdue in a nation where police racism runs rampant and too often without punishment
We left the Washington, DC, metro area because it became too much like an armed camp after 9/11. Did we just move to another one?
This nation was founded as a welcome home to those with diverse beliefs, different background and varying personalities. The whites have been majority too long, and they have blown it.
“Stupid is as stupid does,” said Forrest Gump. Yep, and many of them identify with just one poliical party.
But he leaves behind a tattered nation with a wounded democracy and a lot of work for the incoming leader of our nation.