4 thoughts on “Anyone surprised?

  1. Richard says:

    To be honest, always a little surprised that all the way in 2019 — approaching the 20% mark of the 21st century — some places seem to strive deliberately to exceed historical stereotypes. I had imagined that generational change, global open communications, and the churn of migration within the United States, would upend antedeluvian prejudices and attitudes. Maybe these processes still will. Maybe time moves slower than I thought.

  2. Cooter Brown says:

    “University of Alabama board votes to return $26.5 million gift after donor’s comments on abortion law” (New York Daily News Jun 07, 2019) https://www.nydailynews.com/news/ny-alabama-hugh-f-culverhouse-jr-20190607-tcdfkhsprfhmhkgruzgymubpe4-story.html
    [The donor’s name was removed from the University of Alabama’s law school last week.
    “You probably shouldn’t put a living person’s name on a building, because at some point they might get fed up and start talking,” he said recently, according to The Associated Press].

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