2015, I PREDICT, WILL BE MORE OF 2014

A train ride to Oakland on the scenic Amtrak Coast Starlight and a stay at a hotel at Jack London Square on the ocean, wasn’t quite the Holiday getaway I had in mind. An interview on Oakland CBS (which never produces all a person has said) promoted the  following submission to…

PASADENA’S QUESTIONABLE PEACEFUL PROTEST

  Ever since the Ferguson Mo. grand jury failed to  indict  Darren Wilson, the white officer  who shot and killed Michael Brown, an  unarmed black teenager, protests against law enforcement’s murdering of African American males have been sweeping the country. Pasadena  joined the ranks this past Sunday with their own,…

“I CAN’T BREATHE”

Cleaning up America. Getting rid of the undesirables; killing one poor Black man at a time. Eric Garner, who was black and poor, said he couldn’t breathe and nobody listened. “I can’t breathe” are the same words my asthmatic daughter has awakened me with, a deathly fright in her wavering…