The Myth of Independence

No, that’s not just a “pee in someone’s Cheerios” blog title, cynically posted to stir up traffic on the most sacred of our secular American holidays. It’s a legitimate thought that I can and will back up in my post. But – it certainly got your attention didn’t it? Such is the power of the… Continue reading The Myth of Independence

And Justice For All?

No, I’m not talking about the Metallica album. Nor the Declaration of Independence. I’m talking about a little girl in my community named Mayra Ortiz. She’s fourteen years old, the daughter of an American citizen, and she’s in danger of being deported. How, you ask? Simple: a combination of bureaucracy, misfortune, and the selfishness of… Continue reading And Justice For All?