2014: The year of living racially

My man Richard Sherman said something that kicked off the 2014, year-round, banal, racial back-and-forth that parades as debate in the U.S.

Other than that the Seattle Seahawks are my team, on account that they’re from my neck of the … Read the rest

Torture: CIA officials will walk free

From Russian roulette to power drills, shackling and other painful and humiliating “enhanced interrogation techniques”, the CIA crossed all lines. Yet despite evidence incriminating the officials, it is highly likely that the perpetrators will walk free.

Although a scandalizing U.S. … Read the rest

America: Your benefactor is NEVER the state

The marketplace brings plenty; the state does the opposite. Yet not a day goes by when consumers, ignorant of the forces that feed, clothe, cure, employ, entertain them and innovate for them, don’t demand that those who’ve done nothing of … Read the rest

US tries to keep blacks out of school-to-prison feed

juvenilecrimeThe Obama administration is urging schools to abandon policies that civil rights advocates say “lead to a school-to-prison pipeline that discriminates against black students”.

The wide-ranging series of guidelines issued Wednesday in essence tells schools that they must back down … Read the rest

Quacking Over Ducksters As Freedoms Go POOF

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While the nation fretted over the ouster of one Duckster from the parallel reality of a TV reality show, more of the protections enshrined in the … Read the rest

Blacks benefit most from self-defense law in Florida

African Americans benefit from Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” self-defense law at a rate far out of proportion to their presence in the state’s population, despite an assertion by Attorney General Eric Holder that repealing “Stand Your Ground” would help African … Read the rest