Economy

The Economy is Good!

Some people in the mainstream media are trying to rain on President Joe Biden’s parade. They are saying that the economy is no good. They are saying that Joe Biden is in trouble. Some are even saying that the economy would be better under Donald Trump. I can only laugh. One of the benefits of being old—yes, I am old—is that you gain some perspective along with the gray hairs. With little difficulty, I can remember the years from 2016 to 2020. Donald Trump did not have an economic policy. He started a trade war with China, and I remember how

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Silicon Valley Bank and Donald Trump

I know. I know. Everyone is talking about the indictment of Donald Trump. For the last two to three years, I’ve complained that I’m extremely tired of talking about and writing about Donald Trump. It is hard to adequately tell you how sick and tired I am of discussing Donald Trump. Since 2015, he has dominated the headlines like no other person during my lifetime. There have been various celebrities over the last several decades that have dominated headlines—like Madonna, Michael Jackson, the Bee Gees, Taylor Swift, the Beatles—and there have been politicians that have had their time in the spotlight

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Whose America?

This is not the America that I grew up in. I grew up in the 1970s. Forty years ago, for a person of color, the world was still your oyster. You could do anything that you wanted—as long as you put your mind to it. Work hard and be rewarded You had to work hard. The mantra that was beaten into all of us was to get your education. Education was the ticket to a better life. Education was the way out of the ghetto. That was the way out of low-end jobs. Education. People of color understood that the playing

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ABOUT AUTHOR
Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.

Books

A Letter to America

The Thirteeneth Juror

Where is The Outrage Topics
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