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Archive for November 2010

It Happens To Us All the Time

November 23, 2010

The Other Side of the Tracks: A Socially Speaking commentary November 23, 2010 By Perry Redd The 24-hour news cycle has its latest “flavor of the month”…the TSA pat downs. At many airports around the nation, the Transportation Security Administration is now using full body scanner machines and also much more invasive pat-down searches. While […]

Stoned Gentrification

November 16, 2010

The Other Side of the Tracks: A Socially Speaking commentary November 16, 2010 By Perry Redd I can’t imagine anything more vulnerable than a baby.  A baby kitten, a baby rat or a baby baby.  As a human being, I’ve learned that without another human being (in my case, my mother), I’d have not lived […]

Obama’s 2012 Challenge

November 9, 2010

The Other Side of the Tracks: A Socially Speaking commentary November 9, 2010 By Perry Redd It’s now or 2012…President Barack Obama has got to make a choice.  He’s made few mistakes.  Most have been a matter of semantics.  The Henry Louis Gates incident, where he said the arresting officer acted “stupidly” (which he happened […]