Our Village Grocery and the Therapeutic Breadboxes

A Community Center of the Past By Juanita Burnett, 1998 Thriving community centers in my city are funded by grants, donations,and fundraising events.  In the village of my youth, our little grocery served a similar function.  It was funded by fellowship. People coming together in a congenial atmosphere is a therapeutic aid to the fullness of…

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Basic economics escapes Washington minds

It’s enlightening to note that, among John Ninfo’s “Top 20 Mistakes Made by People Who Have Filed for Bankruptcy,” 16 are regularly practiced by politicians. . In 2006 when arguing whether to raise the national debt limit to about $9 trillion, then Sen. Barack Obama addressed the president and blamed the unsustainable debt on “leadership…

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