Biden’s COVID mandates

Biden’s COVID mandates

By Dr. Harold A. Black blackh@knoxfocus.com Joe Biden’s COVID speech was one of the most disturbing talks I have ever heard from any politician much less the president of the United States. In it he expressed more indignation towards unvaccinated Americans than he did toward the Taliban or the crisis at the border. Biden threatened […]

Why would any rational person be a socialist?

Why would any rational person be a socialist?

By Dr. Harold A. Black Why would any rational person be a socialist? They wouldn’t. Insanity is sometimes defined as doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. The definition fits socialism perfectly. Socialism if implemented always comes at a terrible human cost. The Big Three socialists were Stalin, Mao and […]

Mandate COVID vaccinations for the military?

Mandate COVID vaccinations for the military?

By Dr. Harold A. Black blackh@knoxfocus.com To some of us looking on from the outside it seems that Defense Secretary Austin and the Joint Chiefs’ Milley are intent on degrading our military. Here is an incomplete list: the reversal of Trump’s transgender policy, the removal of sexual assault cases from the chain of command, the […]

Why the left prefers equity over equality

Why the left prefers equity over equality

By Dr. Harold A. Black blackh@knoxfocus.com The left is making clucking sounds about equity. The Biden administration has wholeheartedly embraced the concept with virtually every facet of government being charged with furthering equity. The pivoting to equity from equality is another embrace of Critical Race Theory, postulating that whites have rigged the American system in […]

Now hiring

Now hiring

By Dr. Harold A. Black blackh@knoxfoctus.com One morning I decided to count the “now hiring” signs to/fro an errand. There were 12 and two job fair signs. I can’t remember when it seemed like every business was hiring. My son who runs several popular 24/7 restaurants in Metro Atlanta said that “COVID relief is killing […]

What’s in a name?

What’s in a name?

By Dr. Harold A. Black In 2013 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee labelled the naming of hurricanes as racist and wondered why the National Hurricane Center didn’t have black names for hurricanes. They have “white” names and Hispanic names but no black names.  Look at the names for future hurricanes (http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/aboutnames.shtml). There is not a Lebron, […]

Should Racism be Tolerated?

Should Racism be Tolerated?

By Dr. Harold A. Black Should racism be tolerated? How do you define racism? When asked that question, the leading proponent of “antiracism” Ibram X. Kendi could not define it. His definition,  “A collection of racist policies that lead to racial inequity that are substantiated by racist ideas,” is not a definition. My mother taught […]

The Cuban Protests

The Cuban Protests

By Dr. Harold A. Black blackh@knoxfocus.com The recent protests by Cubans against their repressive government highlighted stark contrasts that have been largely ignored in the media. First, such protests are rare in dictatorial socialist governments because the people are afraid of their government. The penalties are imprisonment, torture, beatings and even death. No such fears […]

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