Two pleasant young neighbor ladies joined us for an "Eclipse Viewing" party because our porch steps happened to be a convenient and safe place for the event.
We're white, they're black - so what? We're old folks, they're teenagers - so what? We're Yankees by birth, although living here for many years longer than their total Southern years - so what?
If you - black, white, old, young, northerner or southerner - have a problem with our friendly socializing, please explain to me the reasons why we should hate one another.
You'll have to explain why skin color, place of birth, age, income, accent, or hair style changes that which makes a human person deserving of respect and honor. Explain, because I don't understand.
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No one should hate anyone, and literally no one except a few hundred basement-dwellers who overran Charlottesville thinks you should.
The problem comes when left-leaning news outlets try to paint all conservatives with that brush - wanting safe neighborhoods and a government that only spends what it can afford does not a racist make.
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Because the media tells you to, Bill.
Don't you watch CNN?