When I Look at my Kids – Part 11 (Tribalism, Nationalism and Empire)

One of my son’s childhood friends hated Canada.  I can’t remember him stating valid reasons for this ideology I didn’t join him in his disdain for our Northern neighbor.  It was almost a joke for my son and I to talk about this kid’s distaste for the Canucks.  My son’s friend generally mixed humor with…

As For Me and My House?

by Laura Forehand The 4th of July.  America’s birthday.  All my life I have been taught to respect this country in which I live.  I don’t think there is anything wrong with that… necessarily. Yesterday, as I was perusing through my Facebook feed, I happened upon the above saying.  My heart immediately sank. It sank…