Minority Report

The Republican convention easily ignored the near murder of Jacob Blake of Kenosha, Wisconsin by a Kenosha policeman. Blake was shot in the back seven times while getting into his car where his children were seated. Equally absent was any mention of the murder of 2 protestors and the non-fatal shooting of another by a … Continue reading Minority Report

August 9, 1970

Fifty years ago, on this day, my big sister Sue Ann boarded Lansa flight 502 from Cuzco, Peru to Lima, along with 48 other American International Fellowship high school exchange students, on their return from visiting Macchu Picchu.  Shortly after takeoff, the plane’s #3 engine failed and caught on fire. According to the official incident … Continue reading August 9, 1970