TEACHABLE MOMENTS: What Can We Learn from the Way the Media Handled Rosanne’s Comment and the NFL ‘Protest’

Originally posted on THE ROAD TO CONCORD:
If you haven’t heard, ABC has cancelled the Rosanne show over a comment Rosanne made about Valerie Jarrett: BREAKING: ABC cancels ‘Roseanne’ over actress’s ‘racist’ Tweet about former Obama official This provides us with a teachable moment: a teachable moment that I couldn’t have ever dreamed we would…

Can Diversity and Unity Coexist?

“I hereby declare, on oath, that I absolutely and entirely renounce and abjure all allegiance and fidelity to any foreign prince, potentate, state, or sovereignty, of whom or which I have heretofore been a subject or citizen; that I will support and defend the Constitution and laws of the United States of America against all…

Progressivism is a Religion

Said this for years. Progressives are searching for a religion. During the 60’s they looked for anything other than Christianity or Judaism because those two told them things about themselves and their actions they didn’t want to hear. These forbade them to do the the things they wanted to do (some of which were nothing…

Democrats Do It Again

Most polls have shown the mid-term double digit margins the Democrats once enjoyed are now gone – there was even a poll this past week that showed the GOP now with a 4-6 point margin. As we cruise into the election in November, I expect the Democrats to try to pull a rabbit out of…

As The Worm Turns

There seems to be a little “worm turning” going on. I’m beginning to see progressives showing some worry that the dumpster fire they started with the Mueller “Russia Collusion” investigation is getting out of the dumpster and is starting to spread toward the Obama Legacy Forest. The “scandal free” memes are rising once again, polls…

Mueller’s Monks

The evidence of malfeasance coming out of the Mueller investigation is stunning in both span and scope. The whole affair is taking on the air of a Monty Python skit – specifically the one in “Quest for the Holy Grail” where the medieval crowd tries to determine if a townswoman is a witch – except…

Sweet Emotion

Sweet emotion Sweet emotion You talk about things that nobody cares You’re wearing out things that nobody wears You’re calling my name but I gotta make clear I can’t say baby where I’ll be in a year… ~ Aerosmith, Sweet Emotion, Toys in the Attic (1975) Something I come back to every so often is…