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On the Racism That Defines Us

In the early-fifties, when I was in high school, one of my buddies had a close friend who was black. I was astonished when the neighbors demanded that this friend not ever show his face in the neighborhood. 1,092 more words

Equality Vs. Inequality

Chickens Roosting

This was an agrarian nation once. It isn’t now, but the old sayings persist. Don’t look a gift-horse in the mouth? That seems to have something to do with examining a horse’s teeth to determine its age and general condition – a lost art, if that ever was an art. 4,162 more words

Republican Racism

"The Slap" and pop culture during Easter Week

The explosion of popular culture as a business in the early 20th century brought forth a specialized type of reporter and pseudo-critic. They didn’t have to know much about history, psychology, ideology, or institutions, as long as they were hip to sales, ads, ratings, and such like—whatever the studios put out for mass delectation. 783 more words

Popular Culture

Why Republicans Hate Obamacare

The reason Republicans hate Obamacare boils down to racism, as Republican positions so often do. They hate it because they think health care is a privilege, not a right. 664 more words

Economics

Making It Personal

Oscar week here in Hollywood is a pain. Down the street on Hollywood Boulevard they’re assembling the set in front of the Dolby Theater – the red carpet comes next, along with the giant fiberglass Oscars on every corner. 3,579 more words

Life In Hollywood

Republican Fools

I wrote after the mid-term election that the many Republican victories were good news for Hillary Clinton. Allowing the Republicans enough power to expose their foolishness and their utter disregard for the American people would guarantee a Democratic victory in the next presidential election. 200 more words

The Votes Are In: Racist and Stupid Win

By Cole

With approval for the Republican-smothered Congress standing at 14% in September, what did voters do this week? They gave Republicans an even bigger majority in the House AND handed them the Senate. 447 more words

American Politics