If you want to get someone's attention, whisper. That old investment brokerage ad is the opposite of what is going on regarding shootings in Ferguson and Tower Grove. When people threaten violence or blankly label one as a racist, it's very hard to listen. The same holds true for those who sum up the plight of impoverished black communities as "that's how those people are."
The 110th edition of the World Series commences Tuesday after a long break, as
the Kansas City Royals host the San Francisco Giants at Kauffman Stadium. The
surprising matchup pits teams who survived a one-game wild card playoff and
breezed through their respective League Championship Series. The AL-champion
Royals are 8-0 in their first postseason appearance since last winning the