There are many sayings about revolutions, but my favorite is simply, “Revolutions are messy.” This seems to sum up the majority of the world’s revolutions, despite who wins or loses. The problem for Americans is that our Revolution was easy compared to most, so we tend to think all revolutions are as easy. If you lined up all the world’s revolutions in order from most radical to least, America would be pretty close to the least radical side. How much did we really change? We replaced the British aristocracy with American aristocracy. The Constitution allowed for representation, but only for white men with property who voted only for the House of Representatives. The British had the same right with the House of Commons.
How many friends do you have? Thousands? If you are on Facebook you may have close to 5000 friends and tens of thousands of more “friends” via Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat or various other social media connections. Are you really connected? Can you really call these social media friends, “friends?”
Roughly one in four American workers has filed for unemployment since the pandemic began. To stem the historic tide of unemployment, policymakers quickly put together a series of legislative packages to help companies keep their workers on payroll.
Positive cases for COVID-19 have reached one percent of the U.S. population this month.
Hennessey Public Library hosted an “Art Day” on Thursday, Jul. 9 at 2 p.m. Kids of all ages were able to attend and was purposed to help kids be themselves and let their creativity flow. Children’s librarian Jennie Moreno and volunteer Ashland Critesf curated the event and helped the children get started.