Another Flag-Wrapped Slur

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When Donald Trump calls Harriet Tubman’s selection as the face on the $20 bill “politically correct,” it is just another flag-wrapped slur. Let’s face it: his record shows he befriends blacks, . . . → Read More: For Harriet Tubman: Another Flag-Wrapped Slur

Friday Talking Points [389] -- Lucifer, Or A Joe McCarthy-Dracula Love Child?

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Boy, it isn’t every day you get to write a headline like that! But those are the kinds of feelings Ted Cruz seems to . . . → Read More: Friday Talking Points [389] — Lucifer, Or A Joe McCarthy-Dracula Love Child?

Slip Sliding Away

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It is one thing to be out of touch; it is another thing entirely to be losing your grip. When the touchstones of reality no longer guide your path, when the social . . . → Read More: Ted Cruz: Slip Sliding Away

Resetting Racism

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The historic test for racism, beside motive and purpose, are the presence of three elements: a code word, a myth, and the denial of racist intent. These elements are fitted to the times. They at . . . → Read More: Resetting Racism

Sunday Talks for 4/24/16

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Dearly beloved We are gathered here today To get through this thing called life

Prince – Lets Go Crazy

O Purple One, I am trying to get through this thing called the . . . → Read More: Sunday Talks for 4/24/16

Friday Talking Points [388] -- Crisp Bee Urine, And Other Fun Anagrams

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You have to have at least a little bit of pity these days for the chairman of the Republican National Committee, Reince Priebus. He . . . → Read More: Friday Talking Points [388] — Crisp Bee Urine, And Other Fun Anagrams

The Work Plan and the Revolution

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She won the vote. He won the map. The results were exactly the opposite of their messages and campaign’s approaches. Hillary contends she can cover the ground and get things done . . . → Read More: The Work Plan and The Revolution

Sunday Talks for 4/17/16

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I think I’ve found a way to keep my irritation at this year’s presidential from boiling over: physical work. Well, I should say even more physical work than I do in the course . . . → Read More: Sunday Talks for 4/17/16

Friday Talking Points [387] -- Fighting Or Following?

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Believe it or not, it was a fairly quiet week on the Republican campaign trail. That’s news in a sort of “man bites dog” (or, at the very . . . → Read More: Friday Talking Points [387] — Fighting Or Following?

The Weeping Time

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It is a little surreal–an out of body experience–to observe this year’s Presidential race; none of the characters seem real, yet they are too real. It is definitely surreal–and a tension producing, heart pounding, . . . → Read More: The Weeping Time