This Is Just My Opinion...
- New Haven, Connecticut, USA
- August 18
- Work in progress.
MY RECENT POSTS
- "Some of my best friends are
June 11, 2013 05:53PM
- The Senate No Vote: Gun Rack
April 29, 2013 06:31AM
- A Rogues Gallery: High Profile
April 07, 2013 03:58AM
- The Double Yellow Poverty Line
In AC....Bea's Open Call
March 12, 2013 11:07AM
- The End of War and Violence:
An Ancient Idea Revisited
March 07, 2013 10:55AM
MY RECENT COMMENTS
- “Lezlie, as you well
know, I have been urging the
June 17, 2013 05:55PM
- “I was going to do my
legal history thing here.
Although it is
June 16, 2013 10:31PM
- “Well done!
recounted as well...”
June 13, 2013 09:30AM
- “I have always had the
May 23, 2013 01:45PM
- ““Because if
it’s a question, you
to have a
May 06, 2013 03:13AM
Ron Powell's Links
- MY LINKS
This is a bushmaster .223
It isn't just a gun, it's an assault rifle....
To put it another way, it's a weapon of mass destruction....
It's the weapon that was used to slaughter children in their school in Newtown, CT.
As many as 90% of the voting population believe that… Read full post »
House Negro (also House Nigger) is a pejorative term for a black person, used to compare someone to a house slave of a slave owner from the historic period of legal slavery in the US. The term comes from a 1963 speech, "Message to the Grass Roots", given by African American… Read full post »
On Pacific Avenue in Atlantic City, New Jersey,
This, (Sister Jean's Soup Kitchen), is directly across the street
One is open for one hour five days a week, the other is open twenty four/seven....
Care to guess which? Read full post »
My mother would tell folks at family gatherings, or house guests of one sort or another that, when I was in the toddler stages of life, all she need do, while shopping for groceries, was put me in front of the book rack, where I would sit quietly 'playing' with the… Read full post »
February is Black History Month.
Black History Month had its beginnings in 1926 in the United States, when historian Carter G. Woodson and the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History announced the second week of February to be "Negro History Week". This… Read full post »
I took lessons between the ages of five and thirteen.
However, I didn't really begin to learn until I began to learn to listen.....to everybody and everything.
&n… Read full post »
Atlantic City Weekly
Pianist Ron Powell Plays at
Capriccio Sunday Brunch
By Jeff Schwachter, Aug. 5, 2011
Ron Powell at Capriccio: Photo by Craig Billow
Martin Luther King, Jr., was born in Atlanta, Georgia, on January 15, 1929. He was the oldest son of the Reverend and Mrs. Martin Luther King. He was named Michael Luther after his father, but later the Reverend King changed both their names to Martin Luther in… Read full post »
I offer no editorial comment, no annotation, just the ranking, so you can provide the rationale or the reasons for certain items yourself. You may rearrange the list or make your own......Let the discussion and debate begin:
1. September 11, 2001
2. The Election of Bar… Read full post »
While domestic violence is not confined by the calendar, October has been recognized nationally as Domestic Violence Awareness Month:
- Edward Brooke is the first African-American elected to the U.S. Senate by popular vote
- Using perseverance, he avoided anger, disillusionme/
My Two Cents:
Bravery and valor on the battlefield are of no consequence if the war being fought has no just and honorable cause or purpose....There are no legitimate goals or objectives in an unjust or invalid conflict being prosecuted by force of arms and the blood of g… Read full post »
My event, 7-Card Stud, was scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 20.
We played the final four tables on Saturday the 24th....I made the second cut and finished 12th over all. (four seats away from the final table.....)
As a result of periods of bad luck at critical times… Read full post »
On November 14, 1960, nearly 49 years ago, 6 year old faced hostile crowds, and had to be escorted by