Dr. Thomas Sowell has been both a friend and a colleague of mine for over a half-century.
EDITOR’S NOTE: This op-ed was sent to The Daily Home in response to a Letter to the Editor from Don Stephens, of Childersburg, that appeared in the June 20-21 Weekend Edition.
No longer are the riots, looting, burning and violence about George Floyd, but about getting rid of our government and sitting politicians.
“With God all things are possible” (Matthew 19:26). Now believe! All people of all nations, we have turned our back on God, and the Devil is giving us hell on earth.
The mainstream media likes to point out the number of cases of coronavirus caused by going to the beach, sporting events or the local store, etc.
Many Black people remain angry over the injustices of the past and what they see as injustices of the present. Both Blacks and whites can benefit from a better appreciation of Black history.
As far as NASCAR is concerned, it is a well-known fact the NASCAR experience has been declining for several years ... This decline, along with the COVID-19 shutdown, meant a critical scenario for NASCAR and the Talladega track.
My question is, if the Poarch Creek Indians profess to offer so much help to the state, what have they done for their hometown?
Even when there is not the kind of social disorder of recent weeks, lawlessness is the hallmark of many black communities. Ultimately, the solution to this lawlessness rests with black people.
While it might not be popular to say in the wake of the recent social disorder, the true plight of black people has little or nothing to do with the police or what has been called "systemic racism."
While we give in to demands of equal treatment for all -- that seems like an excellent move -- without law enforcement, what good are laws.
As Helen Keller said, “Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other’s welfare, social justice can never be attained.”
Looking back historically, there have been at least five (5) instances in the U.S. where federal troops were used to enforce civilian law.
Birmingham's mayor, and all the other Democratic mayors, have the power to stop the destruction of their cities, all they lack are guts.
The lottery would pass in a vote in Alabama simply because Alabamians are tired of their money going out of state to Georgia, Florida, Mississippi and Tennessee.
The typical poor American has more living space than the average non-poor individual living in Paris, London, Vienna, Athens and other cities throughout Europe.
Sadly, the masses, sea to shining sea, no longer question what we are told by "experts" trotted out on TV and the internet with whatever allegedly catastrophic issue is of the moment.