Covid:- US Government allocated spending

Citation Citing an insightful read courtesy of New York Times, here is what has been spent by the US Government on Covid thus far. Where $5 Trillion in Pandemic Stimulus Money Went Link Stimulus bills approved by Congress beginning in 2020 unleashed the largest flood of federal money into the United States economy in recorded … Continue reading Covid:- US Government allocated spending

Jaeah Lee:- This Rap Song Helped Sentence a 17-Year-Old to Prison for Life

  Author:- Jaeah Lee About:- Ms. Lee is a contributing writer at The New York Times Magazine and a 2021-22 Knight-Wallace reporting fellow. Title:- This Rap Song Helped Sentence a 17-Year-Old to Prison for Life Date Published:- 2022-March-30th nytimes.com/2022/03/30/opinion/rap-music-criminal-trials.html ( Link )   Tommy Munsdwell Canady was in middle school when he wrote his first rap … Continue reading Jaeah Lee:- This Rap Song Helped Sentence a 17-Year-Old to Prison for Life

Roger Wilkins

Background Ever so uniquely in life, you get someone worthy on the witness stand. And, you say, please speak your truth. They agree to do so sensing that you are equally worthy and that your intent is not to use them as a hostile witness. This interview is one of those times.   Portrait   … Continue reading Roger Wilkins

New York Times:- Contending With the Pandemic, Wealthy Nations Wage Global Battle for Migrants

Link Contending With the Pandemic, Wealthy Nations Wage Global Battle for Migrants nytimes.com/2021/11/23/world/asia/immigration-pandemic-labor-shortages.html November 23, 2021 As the global economy heats up and tries to put the pandemic aside, a battle for the young and able has begun. With fast-track visas and promises of permanent residency, many of the wealthy nations that drive the global … Continue reading New York Times:- Contending With the Pandemic, Wealthy Nations Wage Global Battle for Migrants

Udonis Haslem & Faith Rein – Taking Their Very Sweet Time

Link By Linda Marx Aug. 30, 2013 Neon beer signs, sports team logos and sexy posters may be de rigueur in the dorm rooms of college males, but while at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Udonis Haslem went one better. Somehow the Gators basketball player managed to keep a pit bull hidden in his … Continue reading Udonis Haslem & Faith Rein – Taking Their Very Sweet Time

NY Times – Dave Philipps :- Anguish and Anger From the Navy SEALs Who Turned In Edward Gallagher

    Anguish and Anger From the Navy SEALs Who Turned In Edward Gallagher Link Dave Philipps December 27, 2019 The Navy SEALs showed up one by one, wearing hoodies and T-shirts instead of uniforms, to tell investigators what they had seen. Visibly nervous, they shifted in their chairs, rubbed their palms and pressed their … Continue reading NY Times – Dave Philipps :- Anguish and Anger From the Navy SEALs Who Turned In Edward Gallagher

Melinda Henneberger :- Vatican Says Jews’ Wait for Messiah Is Validated by the Old Testament

Background This article is almost twenty years old. At the rate at which new articles are being published, twenty years is almost what a century was a few decades ago.   Article Melinda Henneberger, New York Times Link The Vatican has issued what some Jewish scholars are calling an important document that explicitly says, ''The … Continue reading Melinda Henneberger :- Vatican Says Jews’ Wait for Messiah Is Validated by the Old Testament

The Central Park Five and “Always being behind”

  Videos TimesTalk Profile Ken Burns, co-director and author Sarah Burns, Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times columnist Jim Dwyer, who covered the case and is interviewed in the film, and the exonerated, including Kevin Richardson, Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana and Korey Wise -- http://www.timestalks.com. The panel engages in a conversation about the issues raised by … Continue reading The Central Park Five and “Always being behind”

The FBI Files

Background THE FBI FILES reveals the crime-busting techniques and forensic science used by the FBI to solve the most baffling cases. A former head of the FBI's New York Office James Kallstrom hosts these true stories of crime and detection. Videos The FBI Files: Season 2 - Ep 5 "A Stranger in Town" Profile A … Continue reading The FBI Files

David Brooks – Republicans Can’t Pass Bills

Link There are many different flavors of freedom. For example, there is freedom as capacity and freedom as detachment. Freedom as capacity means supporting people so they have the ability to take advantage of life’s opportunities. You encourage your friend to stick with piano practice so he will have the freedom to really play. You … Continue reading David Brooks – Republicans Can’t Pass Bills