A Tale of Two Police Departments & Hues
So by now most of you have read my post about how the entire situation in Ferguson Missouri reminded me of a particularly stressful interaction with the police of my own. With the murder of Michael Brown, many people have been detailing… Read More ›
Ferguson Feels Like…
I’ve been trying to reconcile my emotions about this incident since the story first broke. Beyond the anger, there’s such an intense and overarching sense of ennui that’s it really difficult to describe. Here’s the thing: in order to exist in America and… Read More ›
Paul Ryan’s Finishing School for the Poor
Paul Ryan. I keep trying to figure out why people take this guy seriously. Just a couple of months ago he was talking about fighting poverty through what appears to be a combination of Beatles lyrics and the theme from My… Read More ›
The Supreme Court vs. Women
There are so many fucking problems with this Burwell vs. Hobby Lobby Stores case I don’t know where to begin. The least of which is the Supreme Court’s forwarded of this corporate personhood nonsense. Oh, to be a corporation. Think… Read More ›
Rand Paul: Superfriend to Black Folks?
So I read an article on the The Grio a little while ago that left me a bit perplexed. Apparently there’s some confusion in the Black community as to whether or not Senator Rand Paul, a.k.a. the GOP Emissary to… Read More ›
Paul Ryan on Poverty: Friendship is Magic!
Apparently the Beatles were right. All you need is love. At least according to Paul Ryan and Jeb Bush. Well, not exactly. It’s the love you can find that only resides within the confines traditional marriage. That and a host… Read More ›
Media Problems: The Celebrity Fight Club Edition
Let me just say to the Internets and the mainstream media, I get it. I really do. This isn’t going to be one of those blog posts decrying celebrity-obsessed culture when there are so many more important things in the world…. Read More ›
So Now Video Games Make You Violent & Racist?!
So we’ve all heard all of the typical nonsense trying oh-so-desperately to link violent video game to actual real-life violence. It’s so laughably absurd it’s not worth getting into again (for earlier reference, see: Violent Video Games Linked to…Stupid.) Typically this… Read More ›
This Week in Mansplaining
Emmissary to Black People, Rand Paul, has taken time off of his busy schedule of badly explaining Civil Rights to students at HBCU‘s to engage with the War on Women critique leveled at Republicans by Democrats on Meet the Press. And… Read More ›
The Rise of Independents?
So Gallup has a new poll that has political media types extolling the power of independents. The poll basically says that party identification in down for both Republican and Democrats at 25% and 31% respectively. However, people identifying as Independents… Read More ›
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