With today’s entry into the Democratic Presidential Primary of blah-blah-blah something something Deval Patrick, the last week has now officially devolved into a full-on reality show about billionaires and their cronies desperately trying to put out the fire raging in their gin-and-Beluga-caviar-soaked disco party here in the good ol’ US of A. To recap, it’s…
For the roughly 5 million people on the dating site OKCupid.com, let me just say that saying you are “Centrist” politically pretty much aligns 90% of the time with also responding “No” to “Do you enjoy discussing politics?” From what I can see, a helluva lot of these people aren’t that familiar with or interested…
Don’t forget these things, ever. Like all other significant aspects of our country’s history, they are part of your heritage. Not shying away from them is essential. We have to learn from them.
Let me just say this fast: Andrew Yang just sold his Yang Gang some serious political bullshit. If they’re up for eating it will be the judge of their campaign. Yes, their campaign, not his. It has been his fervent supporters who insist that Yang is very similar to Bernie Sanders and preferable even (“Because…
When it comes to destroying American democracy, the Russians don’t hold a candle to Americans themselves.
Only by talking about our disenchantment, our anger, our discomfort, our rage, our horror, our utter sorrow at the actions of our current government will we raise the voice of the people above its current whisper.
It is August 26, 2017, and we, the remaining sane citizens of the United States of America can no longer give you our hearts, our love, our compassion.
You’ve exhausted us.
If we accomplish one thing swiftly due to the leftward swing in public opinion after Charlottesville and Trump’s immoral “many sides” comments, shouldn’t we take advantage of the wind at our backs?
Millionaire black men with a national audience of millions aren’t supposed to be political. In McCarthy’s eyes, and definitely in the eyes of the owners, they’ve been bought and paid for. It’s a vile metaphor, but it’s true.
I enthusiastically encourage others to peruse, edit and add to this list. I merely wanted to put some names and events out there so that we could see just how many great Americans deserve to be remembered for their acts of courage and love, and for their humanity against overwhelming odds.
America, let me tell you, you are the bastard child of white European colonialism, technical advantages and the violent rape and murder of two other cultures, one red, one black.
If you really, really want to put an end to racism in the United States, in your city, in your neighborhood, let’s all admit that there is a practical way to go about it. It isn’t a disconcerting mystery. It’s not something we need to agonize over for years. We can do it now.