Category Archives: Racism

Giuliani Blames Teachers Unions For Eric Garner’s Death

St. Rudy 9/11 crapped out this turd (boldface mine): He then turned his fire on teachers unions, claiming they are to blame for the problem of poor schools in black neighborhoods. “Maybe all these left-wing politicians that want to blame … Continue reading

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The Case For Disruptive Protests

Not faux disruption or political theater, but actually inconveniencing people. Zaid Jilani: Most people, when faced with a policy that makes them feel uncomfortable, will attempt to ignore the entire problem rather than fix it. That’s why these protests matter.

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We White People Are Regressing

No, we really, really are (boldface mine): About 50 activists marching from Ferguson to Jefferson City encountered a hostile counter-protest Wednesday in Rosebud. About 200 people met the marchers as they reached Rosebud around noon, activists said. A display of … Continue reading

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This Is Post-Racial America: The St. Louis Rams Fans’ Edition

While people can get very tribal about football (both the U.S.-ian and global kinds), this response to a Ferguson-related protest at a St. Louis Rams game is not encouraging (boldface mine): Stadium protester Shannon Wilson said, “We chanted in protest … Continue reading

Posted in Football, Racism

Traffic Tickets As a Regressive Tax That Targets Poor Minorities

If you haven’t heard by now, the fine city of Ferguson, MO generates one quarter of its tax revenue from traffic tickets. Here’s one awful thing–well-to-do people can buy their way out (boldface mine): Because Missouri works on a point … Continue reading

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Corruption Is A Contagion That Can Not Be Contained: The Ferguson, MO Edition

In my experience, bigoted and racist local governments are usually the most corrupt: you can’t decide that laws will be applied unequally and not have that spill over into other areas of governance. An honest government would not use traffic … Continue reading

Posted in Bidness, Racism

Nothing in Movement Conservativism Makes Sense Except in the Light of Creationism: The Anne Arundel County Edition

Amidst all of the blather about the ‘libertarian moment‘ and the ‘reformicons’ (DOES REIHAN SALAM TURN INTO A FIGHTER JET?), it’s worth remembering that conservatism isn’t defined by what some high-end reporter or pundit thinks it is, conservatism is defined … Continue reading

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