Safety

“The safest communities are not the ones with the most police, prisons, or electronic monitors, but the ones with quality schools, health care, housing, plentiful jobs, and strong social networks that allow families not merely to survive, but to thrive.” - Michelle Alexander, The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of  Color Blindness … Continue reading Safety

Weirdness…

I've read several times about William Lloyd Garrison, who was a Massachusetts abolitionist.  He founded The Liberator,  an anti-slavery newspaper and the American Anti-Slavery Society.  Think about that for a minute.  Today we live in a world of acronyms.  I'm guessing that he didn't.  Today?  We'd say he founded the "American ASS." Go figure.  We … Continue reading Weirdness…