Palestine 101

Palestine 101

In a blog comment I made some time ago I spoke of how the term “Palestinian” is a “recent invention.” More correctly, the “recent invention” is this concept that “Palestine” has ever been a sovereign country, or that...
____-American

____-American

I wrote the following blog post in 2009, but the organization I was working for determined that it was too hot to publish. So it never saw the light of day. Until now … * * * I’ve noticed that the blank in “____-American” sometimes references a...
I’ve Been Racially Profiled

I’ve Been Racially Profiled

I had some issues completing my 2010 Census. First, well after all my friends had returned their forms, I still hadn’t received one in the mail. Then, when it finally did arrive, after it was due, I was stumped by question #9, which asked, “What is Person...
Census Corruption

Census Corruption

Today is the day that U.S. citizens must return their U.S. census form. If the form is not postmarked by today, they’ll receive a visit from their friendly local census taker. I guess I should expect a visit soon. Not because I refused to fill out the form, but...