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.
Key West recognizes it’s face-to-face with a housing crisis. There simply isn’t enough affordable or workforce housing on or near the island for the workers needed to sustain the local tourism economy. Passage of the March 15 referendum asking Key West voters to approve the $55 million purchase of Peary Court and preserve its 160 homes as workforce housing has some potential – but the swirling controversy makes it difficult to sift through to the facts.read more
Key West knows it faces a catastrophic housing challenge: Working people can’t afford to live in Key West. We’ve become an island of cruise-ship visitors, day-trippers, second-home owners, vacation renters and nicely-heeled retirees. How much time do we have before...read more
We’ve got a splendid island kerfuffle over who gets to be the official “Key West Ambassador to Cuba.” The school boy romp is playing itself out on Facebook, across the front pages of The Citizen, Key West’s local daily newspaper and, quite likely, in cocktail conversations among the political cognoscenti.read more
Let's face it. Most people ought not be wearing tattoos. No one over 40 ought sport one at all because by 45, the eagle spreads to a vulture and the cute kitties to a saggy, baggy elephant. Back when I was young, stupid and thought I could make fun of being old, I...read more
Key West | Going off island in January begs a question about smarts. It’s minus-freezing degrees anywhere off island and the coat, hat and gloves you once had are in a storage unit somewhere under the old Christmas decorations.read more
The refrigerator magnet reads "When you live on an island, expect company." It's late Friday afternoon and I'm trying to cross Truman AKA U.S. Route 1 at Mile Marker 1. Traffic to the left of me. Traffic to the right. No end on either side. Cars are backed up to Duval...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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