A while back I wrote a diary about working with cops. The other day during a meeting at the law enforcement center I brought up the topic we have been avoiding for months. The big elephant in the ...
Actor, director, husband, father and activist, Mark Ruffalo has been outspoken on many social issues, including but not limited to; climate change, clean energy, water preservation, and women's ...
Thoughts about Black Kos, (with a poll)
Commentary by Black Kos Editor Denise Oliver-Velez
After reading and responding to many of the detailed and thoughtful comments, in " How ...
I have mentioned in previous conversations that a large snake has been living in my basement. The snake itself had eluded observation, but there were plenty of pieces of shed skins to convince me ...
The All-Nations Native American Veterans Memorial in Jefferson, Oregon
[This is an edited and updated reprise of an essay first written for Memorial Day in 2010.]
United States Army Private First Class William K. Nakamura, U.S. Medal of Honor recipient, awarded posthumously.
I am going to give in to Denise Oliver Velez's request to turn a comment into a diary. The aversion to length (TL;DR) is a peculiar modern affliction, but I will make it easier for people who ...
This morning it was announced that John Nash, famed mathemtician was killed on the New Jersey turnpike in a tragic car crash that claimed his life and that of his wife.
John Forbes Nash Jr., the ...
"The time has come," the Walrus said,
"To talk of many things:
Of shoes--and ships--and sealing-wax--
Of cabbages--and kings--
-Lewis Carrol, The Walrus and The Carpenter
The time has come to talk ...