The best definition of this style that I could think of, in this short little piece where I try to be a little bit provocative, though I don’t offer any solid answers at the end, I hope to have made you think a little at least. 624 more words
Tags » Class Warfare
My son posted this rant on his Facebook page yesterday and I felt you might enjoy it.
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“At the end of the day, I’m fine with the ice bucket challenge.
It is fascinating to me to observe that the same people who are lobbying vigorously against the people’s right to know what is in the food we are sold are the same people who extol the virtues of Free Markets. 104 more words
Ferguson is not just about systemic racism — it’s about class warfare and how America’s poor are held back, says Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
You probably have heard of the Kent State shootings: on May 4, 1970, the Ohio National Guard opened fire on student protesters at Kent State University. 199 more words
Ferguson, Mo – IN THE DAYS SINCE AN UNARMED TEEN WAS SHOT AND KILLED IN FERGUSON, MO, UNREST AND OVERNIGHT LOOTING HAVE RAISED QUESTIONS ON THE HANDLING OF SUCH SITUATIONS AND WHETHER EVEN AFTER SO MUCH EXPERIENCE IN THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT MANY WONDER IF WE REALLY EVER HAD IT RIGHT. 1,024 more words
I believe that people, police and civilians alike, possess a natural right to defend themselves and others with lethal force when legitimately warranted. I also recognize that police officers are as human as the rest of us and thus not inherently above reproach. 902 more words