Category Archives: History

Who Honored Martin Luther King Jr.’s Memory Best?

When it comes to honoring Dr. King on MLK Day, compare and contrast. While the top Democratic presidential contenders celebrated Martin Luther King Jr’s legacy in a show of unity linking arm and arm with each other and civil rights

Who Honored Martin Luther King Jr.’s Memory Best?

When it comes to honoring Dr. King on MLK Day, compare and contrast. While the top Democratic presidential contenders celebrated Martin Luther King Jr’s legacy in a show of unity linking arm and arm with each other and civil rights

Stalin Revised Photograph

Seeing is Not Believing  -The Dictator and the Doctored Photo

Is the Trump administration taking a well-worn page from Joseph Stalin’s propaganda playbook?   File this disturbing story under “Back in the U.S.S.R.” On Saturday, the day of the 2020 Women’s March , the National Archives, our countries official record

Stalin Revised Photograph

Seeing is Not Believing  -The Dictator and the Doctored Photo

Is the Trump administration taking a well-worn page from Joseph Stalin’s propaganda playbook?   File this disturbing story under “Back in the U.S.S.R.” On Saturday, the day of the 2020 Women’s March , the National Archives, our countries official record

vintage ad Seagrams 46 Communications of Tomorrow

Yesterday’s Tomorrows Today

While thousands of new products and technologies will be shown off at the annual Consumer Electronics Show 2020 getting underway this week, I take a look back at the future technological wonders we dreamed about for the post-war years. As

vintage ad Seagrams 46 Communications of Tomorrow

Yesterday’s Tomorrows Today

While thousands of new products and technologies will be shown off at the annual Consumer Electronics Show 2020 getting underway this week, I take a look back at the future technological wonders we dreamed about for the post-war years. As

art work collage sally edelstein

War, What is it Good For?

    This past weekend the world trembled and spoke out in anger. Thousands of people gathered for more than 80 anti-war protests across the nation and the world. I think of our young men and women who will soon

art work collage sally edelstein

War, What is it Good For?

    This past weekend the world trembled and spoke out in anger. Thousands of people gathered for more than 80 anti-war protests across the nation and the world. I think of our young men and women who will soon

A New Decade, Same Xenophobia-1920 Palmer Raids

A century ago a new decade was about to dawn on New Years’ Eve 1920. As tipsy Americans toasted one another with their last legal bottle of Champagne before Prohibition would go into effect at the stroke of midnight, Attorney

A New Decade, Same Xenophobia-1920 Palmer Raids

A century ago a new decade was about to dawn on New Years’ Eve 1920. As tipsy Americans toasted one another with their last legal bottle of Champagne before Prohibition would go into effect at the stroke of midnight, Attorney

Anti semitism Headstone Vandalized

It Can’t Happen Here

It can’t happen here. Yet it can and it is. This year is ending in an epidemic of anti-Semitism. It must end. The ugly past has become present in the most horrifying way as anti-semitic vandalism has exploded. This past

Anti semitism Headstone Vandalized

It Can’t Happen Here

It can’t happen here. Yet it can and it is. This year is ending in an epidemic of anti-Semitism. It must end. The ugly past has become present in the most horrifying way as anti-semitic vandalism has exploded. This past

coloring book Constitution

Impeachment

Donald Trump has colored outside the lines of the Constitution for way too long. There is no other choice but to Impeach!

coloring book Constitution

Impeachment

Donald Trump has colored outside the lines of the Constitution for way too long. There is no other choice but to Impeach!

vintage photo Mary Warren

No Salem Witch Trial

Donald Trump, you make me scream with rage! As someone who played Mary Warren in a High School production of “The Crucible”  ( during another presidential impeachment by the by) I can say with conviction, Goody Trump, I know witch

vintage photo Mary Warren

No Salem Witch Trial

Donald Trump, you make me scream with rage! As someone who played Mary Warren in a High School production of “The Crucible”  ( during another presidential impeachment by the by) I can say with conviction, Goody Trump, I know witch

Donald Trump and Greta Thurnberg pulling pigtails

Trump Uses the Bully Pulpit to Bully

Donald Trump’s take on the meaning of Bully Pulpit is twisted. This President uses his Bully Pulpit to…well, actually bully. Is he just a dunce who takes things too literally? Or is he just a bully? The term Bully Pulpit

Donald Trump and Greta Thurnberg pulling pigtails

Trump Uses the Bully Pulpit to Bully

Donald Trump’s take on the meaning of Bully Pulpit is twisted. This President uses his Bully Pulpit to…well, actually bully. Is he just a dunce who takes things too literally? Or is he just a bully? The term Bully Pulpit

Judaism is Not a Nationality

Mr. Trump, don’t dare tell me I’m not an American. When I was 16 in my last year of Hebrew School, the ongoing debate was whether I identified myself as an American Jew or a Jewish American. I can’t recall

Judaism is Not a Nationality

Mr. Trump, don’t dare tell me I’m not an American. When I was 16 in my last year of Hebrew School, the ongoing debate was whether I identified myself as an American Jew or a Jewish American. I can’t recall