“I’ll have an order of anxiety, with a side of existential panic.”

I'm not a potential criminal, but I can't help feeling like the psycho killer in the song of the same name by the Talking Heads: I can't seem to face up to the facts I'm tense and nervous and I can't relax I can't sleep 'cause my bed's on fire Don't touch me I'm a … Continue reading “I’ll have an order of anxiety, with a side of existential panic.”

“As You Walk You Make Your Own Road”

Yeah, yeah--Happy Holidays etc. But, more importantly, just as when Public Enemy famously urged us to fight the power: “let’s get down to business/ mental self defense and fitness.” Our first action must be to combat the direct and immediate threats that will start on January 3rd, 2017 when the new Congress is seated: repeal … Continue reading “As You Walk You Make Your Own Road”

Bill Clinton, Hillary’s Campaign and #BlackLivesMatter

  Former President Bill Clinton's "spirited defense"  of his 1994 Crime Bill and his record on civil rights during an event for his wife's Presidential campaign was inspired by either his ego or as a calculated effort at appealing to white voters that Hillary's campaign is currently not attracting.  In either case, it was a misstep--one that the … Continue reading Bill Clinton, Hillary’s Campaign and #BlackLivesMatter

25 Reasons To Celebrate The 25th Anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act

25. Lifts on all Centro buses make it possible for passengers with disabilities to take public transit. (scroll to pages 6 and 7) 24. Closed caption glasses at Regal Cinemas allow deaf movie goers to enjoy watching movies in theaters. 23. Newly constructed buildings open to the public must be made accessible and the existing … Continue reading 25 Reasons To Celebrate The 25th Anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act

Celebrating The 25th Anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act, popularly referred to as the ADA. The ADA is a companion to the landmark Civil Rights Acts passed in the 1960’s that outlawed discrimination on the basis of race, religion, sex and national origin. The ADA prevents discrimination against people … Continue reading Celebrating The 25th Anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act