“Bull” Connor and Iran’s Ayatollah

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed or subscribe via email. Thanks for reading!While the huge protests in Iran were in full swing, I was in Birmingham, Alabama visiting the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute.  I was struck by the idea that police chief Theophilus Eugene “Bull” Connor’s response to [...]

Could Blagojevich and Burris Learn a Thing or Two from George Washington Plunkitt?

With all of the changing stories mixed with denials of malfeasance being issued by Blagojevich and Burris, let’s bring back the likes of Tammany Hall’s George Washington Plunkitt! It would be refreshing to have direct honesty and the full story from Day One.
Have you heard of Plunkitt (1842-1924)? He served as a state Senator in New York [...]