Half and Half

My parents met at a race riot. On opposite sides. My mom, the Hispanic beauty queen, was on the side trying to get the LaRaza flag raised on her campus in East LA. My dad, the Vietnam vet (recently returned), was on the side of the MP’s, trying to keep order. He asked her to […]

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The Pride Cycle

A long time ago, I recognized a pattern.  Maybe I recognized it because I was taught it in Sunday School, but it should be pretty evident for those who have studied history.  In Sunday School, they called it “The Pride Cycle.”  Historians would call it they cycle of civilization, or some such (like such as).  […]

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