January 20, 2020, was the official recognition holiday of the life of the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. It is intended to be a time of remembrance and celebration of a life courageously given to make a simple but monumentally profound dream into a reality. However, MLK Day should not stop with a moment or two of reflection, though the reflection is appropriate. As noted in this journal previously, King was a childhood idol of mine, and I was crushed when he was assassinated in 1968, less than five years after he gave voice to his righteous dream in the nation's capital. Rev. King's most famous speech is known as the "I have a dream" address on August 28, 1963, in front of 250,000 people in Washington D.C. at the official end of the "March on Washington."
The recent weeks have witnessed the rise of aggressive, uncivil behavior from leftists toward President Trump's cabinet, staff, and supporters. It has occurred online and in public confrontations. Moreover, it has blossomed into violence and calls for violent behavior by politicians such as Congresswoman Maxine Waters. The Left has also seen the emergence of … Continue reading The Dangerous New Democratic Socialist Left