2020 Year End Review

I wouldn't be a blogger if I didn't have an obligatory End of 2020 post. Someday, I'll look back at this and think "What a crazy time that was!" Not going to do a play-by-play, but there are a few moments and epiphanies that I had this year that I want to capture for myself. … Continue reading 2020 Year End Review

Not Everything is About Race

I was listening to a white man, who is married to a Hispanic woman, share his outrage over racism in 2020.  This man married a native South American - can't recall which country he said she was from.  Spanish was her first and dominant language.  She had also learned English.  I believe he even said … Continue reading Not Everything is About Race

If you want to stop racism, start treating people as individuals

On Sunday, I had a lengthy conversation with a friend at our chapel. He is also a police officer, a husband, and a father of 4. He's been on the front lines during the protests which, fortunately, was pretty quiet and calm here in Charlotte, compared to other states. One thing we both agreed on … Continue reading If you want to stop racism, start treating people as individuals

A quick thought on the additional benefits of the Free Market 

Any reputable economist will tell you that the cure for racism, sexism, and religious xenophobia is not regulation or more government but the Free Market.  When I buy a digital song or a car or a pair of jeans or a TV or a house or some chimichangas, I am unknowingly supporting millions of people … Continue reading A quick thought on the additional benefits of the Free Market