Sunday, August 9, 2020
John Lewis left an essay to be published as an opinion piece on the day of his funeral. It is a stirring encapsulation of the forces that motivated the young boy to become the great man that he did,...
There comes a point when something can no longer be called a "coincidence" or a "blunder." We've hit that point -- passed it, really -- with the Trump administration and the campaign (they are one and the same, of...
The Sturmabteilung, or "brownshirts," were formed as the Nazi Party's first paramilitary group. They protected Nazi officials, including Adolf Hitler and Erich Rohm, fought with the paramilitary groups that opposed them, and intimidated Romani, trade unionists, and especially Jews. Donald Trump,...
I am generally not a fan of stories about political ads. "Such and such DESTROYED the other guy in this ad!!! MUST WATCH!!!" Yeah, yeah. The ads are usually good, making a relevant point and possibly irritating their target...
It is a tragic, embarrassing, unnecessary part of American life.  You moderately well dressed, privileged 17 year old white kid like me gets his license, hops into the family car, and cruises around looking to pick up girls and...
I’ve noticed, as I’m sure you have, that the onslaught of dreadful and deadly news of late has served, inadvertently one hopes, to shove Black Lives Matter news and stories to one side. Understandable on one level—the daily news...
Racists sense the sea change working its way through American society, and they are striking back in their usual stupid, brutish, half-sensate way. We could write stories two or three times daily of some white guy screaming about wearing...
People were wondering when the titular leader of the free world would chime in on the tragedy unfolding in Minnesota. We were better off wondering, because the minute El Moron Naranja opened his mouth, it only made things worse....
Stephen Miller must be tearing out his remaining strands of hair and pounding on the walls. Trump's return to MAGA rallies was set to kick off with a night in Tulsa on June 19, Emancipation Day. The racist implications...
The game show host in the White House gave a Hollywood style shout out to the late Frederick Douglass in 2017, implying that he was alive, and it was risibly and typically Trump. CNN: "I am very proud now that we...

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