Racism, 911, and Miss America

Originally posted on Where the buck stops:
Neil Newton: Blogger and author of the novel “The Railroad” on Amazon.com Two things happened recently to make me review my views on racism. The first was a post by a muslim friend who lamented the attacks on all Muslims shortly after the anniversary of 911. The second was the crowning of Nina Davuluri as this year’s Miss America and… Continue reading Racism, 911, and Miss America

Children and Poverty

                                                   Children and Poverty With the recent cuts to SNAP/Food Stamp benefits I decided to take a look at how children are affected by this decrease. How poor are America’s youngest and most vulnerable citizens? According to an article published by the Children’s Defense Fund 16.1 million children in America are poor, … Continue reading Children and Poverty