I try to think of myself and others as individuals, rather than as members of a group.

American popular and political culture insists on dividing people up into groups, then assigning a separate value to each group.


The race issue.

I feel like racial tension is higher today than at anytime in my life.

I did some time in the Marines. One of the best parts of it was living and working with people from all 50 states, some foreign countries and every color under the sun.

Interracial marriage was quite common. People were family oriented and loving their kids.

Head over to the daycare facility at any military base. You will see kids of all colors playing together without any regard for what color they are, or what color their Mom or Dad is.

This good news about loving families will not show up on the TV.

Those Moms and Dads will not be interviewed for a TV news story related to any of this.

Random thoughts:

Is President Obama speaking out now on race issues?

America now seems very much about identity politics. Do black mayors and chiefs of police have a better record for controlling violence and police abuse in their cities?

Do women who are mayors and chiefs of police have a better record?

Has there ever been any news reporting on this?


Individual rights and de-escalation of police encounters should be taught and understood as a requirement for high school graduation.

April 29, 2021 Larry Elder

May 3, 2021 Larry Elder


Heavy on group identities:

May 4, 2021 Mark Dice

If the CIA (est 1947) serves as an advantage to the US, why does the Department of Defense have such a poor record of winning undeclared wars going back to 1949, the year DOD was established?


May 3, 2021 The New American

No Masks. No Critical Race Theory. Parents Are Speaking Out!



Racial Hatred

Growing Up In The Cold War Era


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Photo- Plt 3049 MCRD SD September, 1979