Since white Tea Party/Fox News/Republican Party America lynched President Obama in slow motion over the last 7 years, what chance did Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, who was shot and killed on Aug. 9, by Darren Wilson, a white police officer, in Ferguson, Mo., a suburb of St. Louis have? Eric Garner’s dying words "I can't breathe" as he was succumbing to a police officer’s chokehold reverberated in a wave of anger after a Staten Island grand jury declined to indict the officer … [Read more...]
Tea Party America Just Spent 7 Years Lynching our First Black President So What Chance Do You Think a Young Black Man in Ferguson Had?
Establishment darling, southern gentleman, scholar and author Jon Meacham had no trouble getting on talk shows to pitch his book extolling the virtues of the serial rapist Thomas Jefferson. What else do you call sex with a fourteen year old black slave, but rape?So how fitting it is that at the university founded by a serial rapist--the University of Virginia--the federal government is investigating UVA for Title IX violations, including the mishandling of sexual assault a … [Read more...]
The horrible violence in a small school against OUR six-year-olds perfectly reflects the nature of our violent retributive society. Mass killing is the new American “normal.” In fact it's our idea of patriotism.I spent the last two days in tears “seeing” the faces of my beloved four grandchildren and three children in the faces of the killed children. I can't even read or listen to the news now.So forgive this RANT. I'm so sad and so angry.She was the ideal NRA role model: a white up … [Read more...]