Eyes Forward

Eyes Forward

Tugging at my parents to cease socializing after Sunday church, we rushed the two miles home in order to catch The Little Rascals on a fuzzy Charlotte television channel. More than fifty years later, I recall an episode which included three girls singing, “How ya...
The Neo-Nazis Come to Town

The Neo-Nazis Come to Town

A City of Healing “It’s a free country” is a childhood taunt kids learn on playgrounds and in lunchrooms. Despite that most Americans can’t explain the Bill of Rights, we’re possessive of our freedoms. Except when it means Neo-Nazis can pay a fifty-dollar permit fee...
Stone Cold, Goofy, and The Godfather

Stone Cold, Goofy, and The Godfather

Ill-Informed Musings of a Man Who Has Hardly Ever Been South I am ashamed to admit that I am 41 years old and my only trips to the South (so far) have been childhood pilgrimages to Walt Disney World. That’s right: Not only have I failed to visit a Southern state not...
PC at the Cemetery

PC at the Cemetery

It all started when the Robert E. Lee statue was removed from New Orleans and the white supremacists were demonstrating in Charlottesville, Virginia. The president said there were some “fine people” among them as well among the counter-protesters. Now some of these...
The American Dream Had a Lisp

The American Dream Had a Lisp

Rumblin’ with the Rise of Rasslin’ Audiences adore Dwayne Johnson. The action star rules the global Cineplex, but many of his newer fans are unfamiliar with his earlier wrestling career as “The Rock,” when followers of “Stone Cold” Steve Austin jeered him as his...
Shallow Graves

Shallow Graves

he Story of Two Men Whose Lives Will Not Be Buried Around 5 p.m. on November 17, 2017 in Macon County, Alabama, an unsuspecting pedestrian made a disturbing discovery. The Macon County Sheriff’s Office responded to the call and confirmed the finding: The body of a...