Seriously, if the racism of the right wing was ANY more obvious, they’d be wearing white hoods and burning crosses.
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Even as the right wing is taking great pains to remind the black community why no black person should ever vote for...
image via speroforum.com What can only be imagined by Westerners as a flashback to the dark ages is modern day reality...
Today President Obama said in an announcement regarding the violence and militarization of Ferguson to “seek to heal...
Very, very troubling. The words encircle Michael Brown’s mother, the mother of an unarmed son shot and killed by a police officer in broad daylight in a little suburb of St. Louis, Ferguson. Very troubling. Today this mother had no quiet place to grieve with family and friends during one […]Read more ›
Oh gross. Karen Range was only 19 when someone raped and murdered her. And then Douglas raped her, too, leaving his semen inside her corpse. Twenty-three-year-old Charlene Appling was six months pregnant when a man murdered and strangled her. Already a victim, Kenneth Douglas, a morgue attendant attacked her again. He raped her […]Read more ›
Teabaggers are upset with our President. Every action he takes, every word he speaks, no matter how innocent, drives them crazy. There’s just something about him they don’t like. He’s different. He’s not like them. They can’t quite put their finger on it, but they know three things, without a […]Read more ›
In this age of technology, citizens have a completely legal ability to document goings-on that don’t look right when it comes to cop behavior. Simply watch the live stream of the Ferguson, Missouri protests – following the killing by a cop of an unarmed black teenager, Michael Brown – to […]Read more ›
Sensing Florida may soon become the latest state to legalize medical marijuana, the anti-marijuana opposition is getting very, very desperate. According to their well-financed campaign of unfounded fear-mongering, legalizing marijuana will open the floodgates to date rape. An anti-medical marijuana group called “No on 2″ opposes a state constitutional amendment […]Read more ›
It’s safe to say that the ten commandments, the stone tablets inscribed by Moses and bearing the major rules God required his people to follow, are one of the cornerstones of not one, not two, but three of the world’s biggest religions. Just don’t tell Alabama county commissioner Tim Guffey […]Read more ›
It’s Not Just Ferguson: A White Police Officer Kills A Black Person Nearly Two Times A Week In America
The fatal police shooting of an unarmed 18-year-old black man by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, is certainly egregious overstep of police force, but not necessarily out of the ordinary. Sadly, it’s a scenario that is being played out week after week on city streets across the United […]Read more ›
As we enter an aircraft, there is always that nagging feeling of defying gravity and a quasi-prayer we will survive just one more time. The feeling comes back as we accelerate, when we hit a rough pocket of air and when we make our descent. As we deplane, we mumble […]Read more ›
Is it alright for a man to languish in jail for 34 years without being convicted? Clearly the answer is “no.” We all have the right to a speedy trial. Correct? Unfortunately that is wrong – at least for Jerry Hartfield. Only in Texas. And only to a black man. […]Read more ›
It’s that sound no one wants to hear in the night’s darkest hour. An unfamiliar sound has awakened you. For a few seconds you try to place that noise, hope desperately that you misheard, that you can click off your own auto-alert and just go back to sleep. But no! […]Read more ›
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon looked like he was trying to ice-skate on both sides of the fence during his Thursday press conference. What happened to the decisive guy who was such a state CEO when a tornado took out a big chunk of Joplin, Mo.? After all he is […]Read more ›
House Republicans: “We’re going to sue you, Obama, for being a tyrannical, imperial president, for all this unprecedented executive overreach.” President Obama: “Sure, whatever, let me just get my pen here and sign another executive order helping immigrants while you guys are sitting on your asses on vacation.” Said Bill Rosenberg, professor […]Read more ›
Finally, there’s a simple answer to America’s obesity epidemic.Read more ›
Whether the joke came at the expense of politicians, or to highlight a political issue, Robin Williams is part of a pantheon of entertainers who were able to use the politics of the day and turn it into a punchline.Read more ›
The world according to Fidel Castro. I have often wondered what the world would look like from the eyes of Fidel Castro. And now I have my chance. He wrote a column, “A Repugnant New Form Of Fascism The Palestinian Holocaust In Gaza” for the Granma, a Cuban online publication. […]Read more ›
There are only so many ways to say this … the Israeli government is responsible for war crimes against humanity. The American government hands over $3.2 billion a year in handouts from the American taxpayer because the Israeli government has some very wealthy friends who donate millions to the politicians […]Read more ›