At the end of each year, I enjoy compiling a list of the Vox Vopuli posts which attracted the most viewers. This year, for the first time, I’m also noting the single most popular post in each category since VP was founded in April, 2014. If you see an author or title that looks interesting, I hope you’ll visit (or re-visit) the post. Thank you for being part of our community! — Michael Simms, editor
I was a candle
Carried upstairs downstairs
One room to another
If he’d been allowed to live his “one wild and precious life,” Sunday July 25 would have been the 80th birthday of Emmett Till, who at 14 was kidnapped, whipped, … Continue reading →
She said to him, Oh, Jack, what have they done?
The Amish have become an experiment in herd immunity, the direction where we all seem to be headed in the U.S.
Biden will win by a narrow margin, says historian who correctly predicted every presidential race since 1984.
“You’re not wearing a mask,” you said to the salesclerk.
When despair for the world grows in me
and I wake in the night at the least sound
in fear of what my life and my children’s lives may be…
Jon Queally: Demands for Kushner to Resign Over Staggering Level of Depravity That Put Politics Before Public Health
Holy hell. Jared Kushner reportedly abandoned a national testing plan because it was *politically advantageous* to sit back and let blue states be eviscerated by the virus.
‘Just don’t try and make a world out of a man, especially a man who’ll still be a boy when you a full-grown woman.’
My favorite comment about Vox Populi comes from contributor Doug Anderson who said, “Vox Populi is basically a personal blog that seems to have swallowed a small planet.”
Trump is not an aberration but the natural consequence of central strands in Republican party politics and political maneuver over the last thirty years.
Unlike China, which turned to its public health experts, Trump turned to Vice President Mike Pence and son-in-law Jared Kushner. Thousands of Americans are dying unnecessarily as a result and … Continue reading →