While Simona never sought the “American Dream” she said that, “One day you look back and see yourself living it. I did not think I could have what I have.”
The tragic events of Charlottesville visibly expose how American Nazis and white supremacists utilize monuments and symbols of the Confederacy to further their objectives of ethnic and religious dehumanization.
While resolution of the disputes remains uncertain, and the potential for positive outcomes endure, controversies that belittle other branches of Judaism convey inhospitable signals with the potential to erode over time the bond now forming between the people of Israel, the Jewish State and these teens.
I fear however, Trump’s authoritarian instincts, narcissistic personality, contempt for honesty, failed business history, and utter disrespect for the office of the President.
Simple stated, Trump lacks the basic human decencies required to serve as President of the United States, the de facto most powerful person in the world.
“Our research indicates that the difference with this election is that it’s not so much about change, or concern with particular issue, rather there’s an overarching anxiety that a Trump victory will, to put it succinctly, alter the American way of life.”
Tim Duncan, the Spurs, the City of San Antonio, Gregg Popovich, the Admiral, Manu and Tony fortuitously came together and diligently created the greatest span in the history of NBA basketball. Duncan was the backbone, in a manner distinct from most athletes of his stature. That manner helped create the “Spurs” and his legacy will sustain it.
I wanted to tell him to trust his daughter; that even though she’s in front, the importance of her knowing that he’s never far behind.
Early this morning I found my first occasion to utilize Facebook’s new “sad” emoji, reacting to the announcement that author Pat Conroy died at the age of 70.