— George Cassidy Payne I did something this weekend that would have been unthinkable in my previous life as a radical left wing social justice activist. I allowed for one of my essays to[ Read More ]
When all was quiet on the western front on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, 1918.
This morning my friend Dean and I visited the World War I veterans’ plot in Mt. Hope Cemetery to honor the 100th anniversary of the 11 a.m., November 11th, 1918 armistice ending hostilities[ Read More ]
Last week, Rochester celebrated an overdue event. As reported by WHAM13, Historic marker commemorates Frederick Douglass’ house in Rochester (11/05/18), a new plaque on the former site of[ Read More ]
Third party candidates and their supporters are quixotic yet admirable. If the United States was a parliamentary democracy as predominates in Europe, third parties would have more political[ Read More ]
— Michael J. Nighan A recent Talker article on the subject of nationalism included a photograph of a stone from the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Highland Park which references November 11,[ Read More ]
For several years, we have publicized the unfortunate parting of ways between the Buffalo Bills and the Buffalo Jills, first in ESPN’s Four Falls of Buffalo and Vivid memories of the four[ Read More ]
Now that that the short but tense World Series is over, I miss baseball. During our lull, we can look back to a time when baseball was especially missed: the 48 day work stoppage in summer 1981.[ Read More ]