Category Archives: Racism

Sunday Sermon: Confederate Memorials

If you haven’t read it yet, New Orleans’ mayor Mitch Landrieu gave one hell of a speech (boldface mine): Thank you for coming. The soul of our beloved City is deeply rooted in a history that has evolved over thousands … Continue reading

Posted in Racism, The Freedom To Hunt Your Slaves, The War of Southern Aggression | 1 Comment

The Blut Und Boden Wing Of The Republican Party

You might have heard about the pro-Confederate rally held in Charlottesville to protest the removal of monuments commemorating the reestablishment of white supremacy. The year is 2017 and I had to write that sentence. Anyway, while much has been said … Continue reading

Posted in Fucking Morons, Racism | 3 Comments

An Actual 1950s Style Witch Hunt In Brooklyn

Some on the left have referred to the attempt to determine if Russia affected the election–or has its hooks into the Trump clan–as a ‘Red scare’ or even McCarthyism. Well, an ongoing investigation of a Brooklyn, NY high school principal … Continue reading

Posted in Civil Liberties, Education, Racism, The Soviet

The Waffling On Abortion Isn’t Sanders, It’s Coming From The Democratic Party

And that’s troubling to say the least. Put another way, what is good for the gander is also apparently good for the goose (boldface mine): Top Democratic leaders said Sunday that their party welcomes people who are pro-life, despite the … Continue reading

Posted in Blastocyst Liberation, Democrats, Racism

Sessions’ War On (Some People Who Use Certain) Drugs: A Page From LePage

So Attorney General and elite racist Jeff Sessions wants to restart the War on Drugs, 1980s style (boldface mine): Attorney General Jeff Sessions has brought Cook into his inner circle at the Justice Department, appointing him to be one of … Continue reading

Posted in Conservatives, Drugs, Racism

The Thing Democrats Need To Understand

It is this (boldface mine): Democrats dwelled on the most obvious–and politically convenient–part–which indicates that Trump supporters are a lot more racist than anyone else. But this figure also contains an inconvenient truth (to use a phrase)… I don’t think … Continue reading

Posted in Conservatives, Democrats, Racism

How Bigotry Is Making Us Less Safe

Spencer Ackerman commits journalism, and describes how a culture of ‘fear’–which seems a polite term for bigoted suspicion–is convincing Muslim agents and analysts to leave the FBI. Needless to say, this is very stupid. One of the reasons the FBI … Continue reading

Posted in Racism, Terrorism | 1 Comment