Not My Needles: the Shutting Down of American Civil Rights

One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them,One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them.”―J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring Replace "Ring" with "Ravelry" and you have a less lyrical summary of Ravelry's significance to its users. Twelve years ago, it began thusly: "Ravelry is a place… Continue reading Not My Needles: the Shutting Down of American Civil Rights

Opportunity, Not Handouts, Wanted

I used to think Americans were silly for not caring more about politics, unlike people in other countries who argued about politics over beer and bratwurst. I didn’t understand that the United States was founded by and continues to be seeded by people who want less government interference. Even if they just want their kids… Continue reading Opportunity, Not Handouts, Wanted

Quote From a Thankful American

We are imperfect. But compared to any other society I am aware of, we have a stronger system of freedom, a greater capacity for people to rise, and a greater awareness that anybody can come from anywhere and become an American."-Newt Gingrich, former Speaker of the House, 2012 Presidential candidate, and author of Collusion Thank… Continue reading Quote From a Thankful American