Connect with us on Facebook!
[Feeds & Readers]
Follow us on Twitter!

Make us your home page!
Authors, sign in!

Recommend Our Site!

You can use this handy tool to send emails to people you'd like to recommend this site to. We assure you that their email addresses will never be shared or even stored. Your privacy is 100% protected.

Just fill in the blanks and send your email! It's easy.

Their names here:
Their email:
Your name:


By Angelo Lopez on June 27, 2009

As Flag Day and July 4 approach, it is wise to consider the Founding Fathers and their accomplishments and failures. One of the things that these men have been criticized for in recent years is that many of the Founding Fathers were slaveholders and that they did not eradicate slavery. Though I agree that the existence of slavery is on of the great stains in this nation's history, I think it is wrong to stereotype the Founding Fathers as being uncaring towards slaves. I wrote a previous blog about the Founding Fathers grappling with the issue of slavery and thought I'd write a followup. As a person to the left of the political spectrum, the criticisms of many towards the Founding Fathers have always bothered me. The early leaders did try to abolish slavery, but their fears of Southern secession eventually doomed those efforts.

Read more of this post here ...

By Angelo Lopez on June 3, 2009

These first few months of the Obama administration have been very interesting and very exciting for me. It's been a scary time for me, and for many Americans, as this economic crisis has worsened and as the situation in Afghanistan, Iran, and North Korea have drawn our attention. It has also been an exciting time time as well, as our first African American President has turned out to be a very intelligent political leader who is trying to lead us to new directions. Many people have noted that this is the best opportunity in a long time to enact progressive legislation, of the likes of the New Deal in the 1930s. I did a cartoon on that in the May 6, 2009 issue of the Tri-City Voice on the necessity of grassroots movements to push Obama and the Democratic Party towards more progressive change.

Read more of this post here ...

More blog posts by this author:

Want to read more pieces written by Angelo Lopez? We have more here! This page you are on right now is an archive of entries written by Angelo Lopez in June 2009. This author's preceding monthly archive is Angelo Lopez: May 2009.

The next monthly archive, after this one, is Angelo Lopez: July 2009.

To see all entries ever written by Angelo Lopez, see the complete blog archives for Angelo Lopez.

Our sponsors help us stay online to serve you. Thank you for doing your part! By using the specific links below to start any of your online shopping, you are making a tremendous difference. By using the links below, you are directly helping to support this community website:

If you want to browse by other topics, you can also check in on our Table of Contents or go back to our Front Page.

Browse the Blogs!

You Are Here!

This is an archive of blog entries written by Angelo Lopez in June 2009.

The preceding monthly archive is Angelo Lopez: May 2009.

The next one in chronological order is Angelo Lopez: July 2009.

If you'd like to see all the blog entries by this author, you can go to the Complete Archives for Angelo Lopez here.

You may also wish to read a Biography of Angelo Lopez here.

The most recent posts by all other authors are always found on our Front Page.

Books You Might Like!

Notices & Policies

All of the Everyday Citizen authors are delighted you are here. We all hope that you come back often, leave us comments, and become an active part of our community. Welcome!

All of our contributing authors are credentialed by invitation only from the editor/publisher of If you are visiting and are interested in writing here, please feel free to let us know.

For complete site policies, including privacy, see our Frequently Asked Questions. This site is designed, maintained, and owned by its publisher, Everyday Citizen Media., The Everyday Citizen,, and Everyday Citizen are trademarked names.

Each of the authors here retain their own copyrights for their original written works, original photographs and art works. Our authors also welcome and encourage readers to copy, reference or quote from the content of their blog postings, provided that the content reprints include obvious author or website attribution and/or links to their original postings, in accordance with this website's Creative Commons License.

© Copyright, 2007-2011, All rights reserved, unless otherwise specified, first by each the respective authors of each of their own individual blogs and works, and then by the editor and publisher for any otherwise unreserved and all other content. Our editor primarily reviews blogs for spelling, grammar, punctuation and formatting and is not liable or responsible for the opinions expressed by individual authors. The opinions and accuracy of information in the individual blog posts on this site are the sole responsibility of each of the individual authors.