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Are We Scared Yet?

September 30, 2014

Gotta ask yourself: where did these “terrorists” come from? Why is it that every terrorist group you read about in the news has a bullseye on the United States? It seems like every time the national conversation on fairness, justice or equality comes up, another “war on terror” pops up. Are you scared yet? Look, […]

Between a Rock and the Impossible

September 9, 2013

“The Other Side of the Tracks”  a Socially Speaking commentary  by Perry Redd For President Barack Obama, doing the right thing can be made to look like the crime of the century, which he’s probably on the brink of committing.  The tragedy which is Syria is again, playing out of the favor of the middle-of-the-road […]

Have We Humbled Yet?

September 12, 2012

The Other Side of the Tracks: A Socially Speaking commentary September 11, 2012 By Perry Redd I wrote a commentary over a decade ago; as a matter of fact, 11 years to the day: September 11, 2001.  I wrote on what has become, an on-going theme: the arrogance of America.  I said, “Today, America’s arrogance […]

Just A Bump In the Road

October 25, 2011

The Other Side of the Tracks: A Socially Speaking commentary October 25, 2011 By Perry Redd   This should end the war in Libya.  A war reported as “civil” for it was between the rebels opposing the infamous, longtime leader of Libya, now-deceased Moammar Gadhafi.  Gadhafi was brutally killed last week by those pursuing him […]

Define “Winnable”

December 8, 2010

The Other Side of the Tracks: A Socially Speaking commentary December 7, 2010 By Perry Redd We are witnessing a Battle At Little Bighorn in Congress over what to cut out of the budget to make our country fiscally sound.  A battle of the bullshitters is really what it is.  Tax cuts for the rich […]