J. Edgar Hoover

Comey Hints at J Edgar Hoover’s Blackmailing of Political Leaders

Comparing himself to murdered 12th Century Archbishop of Canterbury Thomas Becket notwithstanding, fired FBI chief James Comey has been mostly circumspect in responding to  Senate Committee inquiries about President Donald Trump and Russia. But he did make one assertion Thursday that jolted some historically-minded viewers to the edge of their seats. It was a comment Read More

If a Protest Happens in the Forest Will Anyone Know?

The election of Donald Trump has spawned a new protest movement in the United States. Modern technology now allows participants in marches and rallies to document their experience and share it with others.Many people do so on their own social media accounts. However, there are ways of making images available to a much wider audience, Read More

North Carolina

Tar Heeled: SCOTUS Tosses Gerrymandered NC Districts

When the conservatives on the US Supreme Court keep concluding that race-based gerrymandering policies were at play in red and purple states, it’s probably time to admit that, yes, racism is an ongoing factor adversely affecting our democracy. In a clear victory for black voters in the Tar Heel State, the nation’s highest court last Read More

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