America’s First: Danica Roem Wins Virginia Election & Becomes First Openly Trans State Lawmaker 

I lived in San Francisco for a long time and then in Bangkok for a long time, and both are well known for their LBGTQ community, and the community is quite large, and live very much in the open. So I have had lots of experience with LBGTQ people, including transgender people and have a…

Another Day, Another Mass Shooting in America: CNN’s Report on the 3 Levels of Caring About Issues of Violence

Another day and another mass shooting in America and the latest is at a Church,  with about 30 death. This comes a month after Las Vegas that saw some 60 people killed. But again, Americans expect the issue to be forgotten until the next mass shooting (in fact, by definition of mass shorting that 4…

Asian Century from America? San Francisco’s Sex Workers, Much Asians, Leads Planet on Battling for Rights & Legitimacy

CBS local media in San Francisco ran the attached report, on prostitution in San Francisco, fighting for rights and legitimacy, and in the picture, if you forwarded the report on social media, presented a picture of massage parlors in San Francisco, that advertise the selling of sex. In that one picture were many Asian women.…

USA Fed Rates Increase: How Hard Will America’s Startups & Innovation Get Hit?

The American Federal Reserve looks likely to increase interest rates. And one consequence is that money in the stock market is flowing to financials, like banks. Who will get hurt? Usually, money to invest in startups, the critical point in innovation & creativity, comes from Venture Capital. And what are Venture Capitals? There are many…

50 Year After Summer of Love: San Francisco’s Hippy Heartland Struggles Hold Spirit of Peace & Love

This year, 2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the “Summer of Love.” There were many global center where the Summer of Love occurred, but San Francisco, was the biggest and most active global center, around the Haight Asbury area of San Francisco. The Summer of Love was a social phenomenon that occurred during the summer…

100s of Torch Wielding White Supremacists Gathered for General Lee, Chanting “Russia is Our Friend”

Recently Charlottesville wanted to sell off a stature of Robert Edward Lee, that sits in a park. A court injunction stopped the move.  Lee, who lead the Confederate in battle against the North, became the great Southern hero of the War, a postwar icon of the “Lost Cause of the Confederacy” to some. Unfortunately, Southern…

Blog Opinion: To Those Been Saying America a Banana Republic, Firing of Comey Proves You Correct

Blog Opinion: To Those Been Saying America a Banana Republic, Firing of Comey Proves You Correct For quite a while now, many Americans and global people, with global perspective on government and international affairs, that have been observing America closely, said America resembles a “Banana Republic.” Banana republic is a political science term that describes…