White Christian Privilege

Ideas and Issues

Atlanta        As always, there are things you know, things you think you know, and then the dreaded assumptions that mask as both, but are neither.  It’s those assumptions that Professor Khyati Joshi of Fairleigh Dickerson University in Virginia surgically attacks in her book, White Christian Privilege:  The Illusion of Religious Equality in America, all …

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Appraisal Hell

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\New Orleans      Finally, one of the deep, dark secrets of home ownership and home buying is coming to light – the mysterious, highly subjective, largely unregulated world of real estate appraisers.  For those lucky enough to own a home, whining about appraisals and in fact arguing about values assigned to property seems somehow inappropriate.  …

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The NFL is Out of Control and Football is Failing

Ideas and Issues

New Orleans       There is no danger whatsoever that anyone will start calling American football the “beautiful game,” which is sometimes the expression used internationally for what the world sees as football, which we call soccer.  Football is earning the moniker of the “deadly” game for its institutionalized violence, mayhem, maiming, racism, and more. I …

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