We’re almost twins, Andrew Gillum and I — except for his being young, black and straight; his mom having driven a school bus; his becoming Tallahassee’s youngest city commissioner at 23 and mayor at 35 (now running for governor), my last election having been for high school class treasurer.
If you have 5 minutes, watch Andrew’s story.
I don’t take sides in Democratic primaries; but if Andrew wins, I’ll be with him all the way.
“When We Rise” is the 8-hour ABC docudrama you missed last week that chronicles the equal rights movement Cleve Jones helped lead. Click here to watch it on YouTube. America’s capacity to overcome prejudice (“Irish need not apply!”) has never been better on display than here.
Quote of the Day
Market economics as currently practiced often ... includes only what's countable, not what counts.~Rocky Mountain Institute
Request email delivery
- Mar 24:
A 1935 Novel About You Know Who
- Mar 22:
The Resistbot And Some Reader Feedback
- Mar 21:
We Need To Play By Mitch McConnell’s Rules
- Mar 19:
You’re Making It Up Again, Arnold
- Mar 17:
Talk To Your Doctor About Impeachara
- Mar 16:
Twitter Zombies Laying In Wait
- Mar 15:
Don’t Assume Bad Intent
- Mar 14:
Trevor Noah: Born A Crime
- Mar 12:
Jobs and — Especially — Health Care
- Mar 10:
Weekend Watching – “I Love Wikileaks”
- Mar 24: