History will remember the march as the coming-to-power of Xers and Millennials. Though there were aging baby boomers aplenty in the crowd and at the microphones, the marches around the world saw these elders step aside to open the way for younger women.
The 2016 presidential election will, on hindsight, be recognized as the precursor to the catalyst that ignites the transformation of America from fragmented, angry and disillusioned into cohesive, collaborative and powerful. America will move away from six decades of tearing down to four decades of building up and then we’ll start the process over.
We will draw the line at the hard-core wingnuts at the fringes. I’m not inviting willful haters to my table. They’re not welcome. Period. We need to do whatever we have to to keep the haters corralled. And we must recognize there’s such a thing as hate born of unknowing.
LGC SaysEditor and Proprietor Linda Grist Cunningham continues her four decades of reporting and writing in her Key West blog. Her columns explore local and national news and the political and governmental issues and decisions most likely to affect our property investments and future of the Florida Keys.
There it was next to the fireplace and opposite the Christmas tree. Blue and shiny and ready to ride. My first grown-up bicycle. No training wheels. I walked that bike a thousand miles. Got really good at it, too. It took me two years to learn the ride the thing and...read more
Oh, for heaven's sake, you are not asking the woman to be your prom date. You're asking her to be President of the United States. What do you care whether Hillary Clinton smiles, gets her hair done or stays married to Bill? You don't. You're just -- as my dad would...read more
Fifty bucks for six hours of premo parking in Old Town? And the City of Key West provides the parking lot gratis? Now you may be thinking "Crikey, that's a lot of money for parking. It's darn near $10 an hour." Nah, you're wrong. That's nothing, A pittance. Why?...read more
Dear Mary, Joseph and the wee donkey. Reince Priebus, chairman of the Republican National Committee, just asked Tony Parker, the RNC treasurer, to get in touch with me. Yeah, he did. I got the letter in the mail today. Had a handwritten note from Tony himself,...read more
The OMG moment tucked itself among the scone recipe, the adorable kitten video and the wing-nut screeds in my Facebook feed. There it was: The account of Gloria Steinem's and Madeleine Albright's speculations that today's young women were failing to show up for...read more
Pity Martin Shkreli’s mother. Don’t you know she just wants to snatch that boy bald? You know Shkreli, right? The 33-year-old brat-turned-hedge-fund-fraudster who bought a cheap generic drug and raised its price to the stratosphere and then rolled his eyes at a...read more
Dear Connor“Dear Connor” is a collection of occasional blog posts written for Connor Cunningham by his grandmother, Linda Grist Cunningham. She began writing these as her construct for making sense of the unraveling American community. Connor may never read them, nor might others; but they’ll help her distill solutions from the cacophony that passes for discourse as America enters its crisis turning.
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