Look Out The Window, The Yankees Are Coming
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Look Out The Window, The Yankees Are Coming

Today, we learn from our past but we cannot focus on the past. The nightmare of slavery and discrimination has been defeated but problems persist and they always will. The way to attain the goal of the color-blind society that Dr. King described is not by pouring kerosene on any remaining burning embers of past fires.

Tales from the Mark Side: The curious case of the 40 percent and flat earth believers
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Tales from the Mark Side: The curious case of the 40 percent and flat earth believers

mark.young@manateeherald.com Honestly, when it comes to the lunatic left I don’t know why I still get surprised. But surprised I was when I saw that the consistent 40 percent polled who think Joe Biden is doing a good job, also believes that Biden is handling the classified document scandal in a trustworthy manner. Wait, what?…

The Documents Were Safe, They Were In My Garage
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The Documents Were Safe, They Were In My Garage

Just when we think that Biden and his Attorney General can’t surprise us anymore, we get “Garage-gate.” Following closely on the heels of President Trump’s issues with the National Archives, we have witnessed how the national media deals with similar issues from  different political parties. 

Tales from the Mark Side: Politics within politics sees Vern Buchanan on the outside
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Tales from the Mark Side: Politics within politics sees Vern Buchanan on the outside

mark.young@manateeherald.com My early life plan was to get into law enforcement. I wanted to be a cop ever since I was a child watching One Adam 12, and that desire grew deeper as my childhood transitioned to my teenage years with shows like Miami Vice. There was just such an appeal to be the good…