12 Years A Slave

The Book Having just finished the book 12 Years A Slave I have to make comment on it and the subject matter. I continue to read about the lives of slaves and the slave industry with utter amazement, not amazement such as in being taken a back by the wonder or beauty of something, but…

Lincoln – movie review

 After wishing to view the movie Lincoln, by Steven Spielberg, for some time I finally was able to take in this excellent film on the plane ride home Thursday night.  Of course the full details, and by that I mean the historical details remain somewhat unverified for me….while I have always enjoyed history and have…

President Obama on the Parks bus

President Obama on the Rosa Parks bus I’m not sure how this pictures strikes you – not sure if you’re as connected to the history of this as I feel…but this is perhaps one of the most important, under reported photos of current news. Here’s the President of the Untied States, by constitutional architecture given balanced power…