Category Archives: Racism

Will There Be A Balm In Gilead To Heal The Sin-Sick Soul?

This seems more important than it did last year: (from here) These excerpts from a speech Martin Luther King gave to striking sanitation workers in Memphis seems appropriate for the political moment. The speech: My dear friends, my dear friend … Continue reading

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Nicholas Kristof Goes Data-Free On Racism

Before I get started on Kristof, it’s worth remembering there’s a difference between the median voter and the marginal voter. People who vote for a candidate don’t do so for the same reasons, and, at the margins, they can be … Continue reading

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Meet The New Nazis, Same As The Old Nazis

Can we please knock it off with the ‘alt-right’ bullshit: One thing to keep in mind is that these guys rarely use racial epithets–they don’t need to because everyone in the crowd knows exactly what is meant. But don’t kid … Continue reading

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An Inconvenient Truth About (Many) Democratic Voters

Ezekiel Kweku draws together some ideas that were rattling around in my head (boldface mine): I have good news and bad news: America is pretty much the same country it was in 2008 when it elected Barack Hussein Obama as … Continue reading

Posted in Democrats, Racism, Resistance Rebellion And Death, Voting

Trump Is Inspiring Kids!

From York, PA: And if Trump’s Jewish son-in-law Jared Kushner thinks this won’t affect Jews, he’s a fucking moron.

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Elite Racist And Trump Advisor Steve Bannon Doesn’t Like Asians Either

Not surprising but what else would you expect (boldface mine): “We have to be careful of that, Steve. You know, we have to keep our talented people in this country,” Trump said. He paused. Bannon said, “Um.” “I think you … Continue reading

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The Identity That Still Shall Not Be Named

One really idiotic thing on the leftish side of the spectrum this election season has been an incredibly simplistic view of race and class. While I’ve discussed this before, an article by Amanda Taub makes a very good point (boldface … Continue reading

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