An old friend of mine, State Senator Keith Leftwich (deceased) once told me that “You never mention your opponent in your advertising. Words are power, and you shouldn’t pay someone to give your opponent name recognition.”

Keith had a point. This morning, I was thinking about the District 2 Congressional race. The first name I thought of was Stephanie Bice. For a moment, I wondered why her name came up first. The answer? I saw an attack ad from the Horn campaign last night before I went to bed. Words areContinue reading “An old friend of mine, State Senator Keith Leftwich (deceased) once told me that “You never mention your opponent in your advertising. Words are power, and you shouldn’t pay someone to give your opponent name recognition.””

A letter from Miguel

Miguel is not a real person. This “letter” was drawn from the experiences of some of my middle-school students. What Makes America Special By Miguel Hernandez, 5th grade                 America is special because it has freedom. My teacher told me so. It must be true. I know that freedom means we can grow up andContinue reading “A letter from Miguel”

What does it mean to be legal?

Today, I was reading a comment on social media that caught my eye. The person wrote, “My ancestors came to this country legally. They had no need of handouts” I did some research and found some interesting facts. My forefathers came to this country around 1900 and were also “legal”. So, what separates them fromContinue reading “What does it mean to be legal?”