Welcome to Karl’s Blog
The goal of this blog is to provide an opportunity for, and promote, productive discussion of difficult, often sensitive, issues and topics. In 2020, at the start of this effort, the very survival of America appears in danger. The success of this endeavor requires that all participants be thoughtful, respectful of others, willing to listen, […]
Does the Life of this Black Trump Supporter Matter?
On 23 July 2020 in Milwaukee, the life of Bernell Trammell, a Black man who supported President Donald Trump, was abruptly ended. I do not contend that he was killed because of his support for President Trump; however, given the threatening treatment he received because of that support, it seems reasonable that the possibility would […]
Email to Mayor and Council
Background: My first post is the text of an email that I sent to the Mayor and members of the Fayetteville City Council. The email explains that I am working on an opinion piece that will mention incidents and policy actions that took place, or are underway, in Fayetteville. My intent was to give City […]