Talking NATO, Trump Finds Black Lives Don’t Matter
Brian Ross (Appeared originally at The Huffington Post) The “bombshell” headline of the New York Times’ David E. Sanger and Maggie Haberman interview with Donald Trump was supposed to be … Continue reading
Is Darden Restaurants Black CEO Okay with Red Lobster Suspension Over N-Word?
The Huffington Post reported that Tori Christina Jenkins was suspended with pay by a Darden Restaurant chain, Red Lobster, after her father posted a photo of a receipt that his … Continue reading
What Happens When the Far Right Really Ends Birth Control? The Malthusian Nightmare GOP Style
Rick Santorum and the men of the GOP rail on about Right-to-Life issues. It’s a Republican conundrum: Appeasing the Religious Right creates a nightmarish welfare state abhorrent to selfish Libertarian … Continue reading
Rush Limbaugh: The Truth of Consequences
Freedom of speech is one of the great founding principals of the United States. In fact, the First Amendment specifically prohibits limitations on speech by the Government, with very few … Continue reading
Of Santorum and Secularism: Religion is the New “Birther” Code for GOP Veiled Racism
I must have missed Mr. Obama’s war on Christmas in 2011. In my part of the country, Christmas decorations had been hung, since before Halloween, I might add, in … Continue reading
No More Turnipheads.
Republicans need a new pledge: NO MORE TURNIPHEADS. The primaries from Hell continue as the mediocre Mitt fends off reactionary Rick and nasty Newt. Another Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) … Continue reading
Why The West Must Maintain The Moral High Ground
I was born to Chinese parents. Raised as a Christian in a Muslim country. And we spoke English as a first language at home. Which is, to say, I grew … Continue reading
Dissecting Right Wing Political Extremism
OPINION – Democrats stink at branding and messaging. They still live in the wonkish intellectual nirvana that somehow if we explain the societal benefits of policy to the American people, … Continue reading
Is the First Amendment Safe When the Message Owns the Media?
Is there a First Amendment right to cover sports news? American sports do not seem like the place for a show-down on the freedom of the press, but that is … Continue reading