Archive for the ‘Civil Rights’ Category

Self-Proclaimed Protectors of America Hold Everything it Stands for in Contempt.

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One of the great ironies in this nation is that the people who claim to love it the most are the same people with the most contempt for it.

 
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October 16, 2017
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With Arpaio Pardon, Trump drops pretense he’s not a racist

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Trump is no longer making any pretense of not being a racist. With nothing left to lose except his racist base, Trump has now embraced the label with his pardoning of the most racist sheriff in America, Joe Arpaio.

 
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August 28, 2017
Posted in: Civil Rights, Crime, Racism, Scandals, Unconstitutional

The Subtle “Implied Racism” of Trump’s Presidency

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Donald Trump’s entire rise to the presidency has been bore on the backs of racism. His remarks following the Charlottesville murders is but the latest example of a history of reluctance to condemn racism.

 
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August 14, 2017
Posted in: Civil Rights, Crime, Guns & Violence, Racism, Right-wing Facism, Terrorism

GOP Leads in ‘Unprecedented’ Behavior re: SCOTUS Nomination

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Republican say a SCOTUS filibuster would be ‘unprecedented’, but so would repeal of the rule they’d have to repeal to prevent it.

 
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April 3, 2017
Posted in: Civil Rights, myth busting, Party of Life, Politics, rewriting history, Right-Wing Hypocrisy

This is the Way Bad Presidencies END

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Nixon declared war on The Media when they started questioning him about the chaos in his administration… well into his *second* term. Trump is on day 30.

 
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February 20, 2017
Posted in: Civil Rights, Partisanship, Politics, Rants, Right-Wing Hypocrisy, Right-Wing Insanity

Trump Has Been Great for Advancing Progressivism

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Having a Conservative extremist in the White House has done more to mobilize Progressives than any Democrat could have.

 
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January 30, 2017
Posted in: Abortion rights, Civil Rights, Economy, Environment, Global Warming, Greed, Healthcare, Immigration Reform, Infrastructure, myth busting, National Security, Partisanship, Racism, Religion, Right-wing Facism, Right-Wing Hypocrisy, Right-Wing Insanity, Seems Obvious to Me, Terrorism, Unconstitutional

Predictions for 2017: It’s the end of the world as we know it.

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My annual look back at the laughably failed predictions of the so-called psychics, my scorecard for last years predictions, and my predictions for the coming year.

 
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December 31, 2016
Posted in: Abortion rights, Civil Rights, Economy, Environment, General, Global Warming, Greed, Healthcare, Immigration Reform, Infrastructure, Jobs, Middle East, Money, National Security, Partisanship, Party of Life, Politics, Predictions, Right-wing Facism, Right-Wing Hypocrisy, Right-Wing Insanity, Taxes, Terrorism, Unconstitutional, War

The CEO President. THIS is Trump’s idea of “The Best People”?

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America elected a “CEO President” who’d “search far & wide” for “the best people”, and here is who he came up with.

 
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November 21, 2016
Posted in: Civil Rights, Election, myth busting, National Security, Partisanship, Politics, Right-Wing Hypocrisy, Right-Wing Insanity, Seems Obvious to Me

Why No One is Buying Trump’s Renouncement of Birtherism

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Why is it no one believes Trump’s 11th hour conversion to renounce Birtherism? What does a bigot have to do?

 
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September 19, 2016
Posted in: Civil Rights, Election, myth busting, Racism, rewriting history, Right-Wing Hypocrisy

Dallas and The Slippery Slope of Allowing Police to Play Executioner

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Last week was another tragic week following the deaths of two black men at the hands of police under dubious circumstances and five police officers in Dallas by a disturbed black man using a #BlackLivesMatter protest as cover. But just as disturbing was the method used to “stop” the Dallas shooter… not “capture”, “arrest” or “subdue”, […]

 
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July 11, 2016
Posted in: Civil Rights, Crime, Guns & Violence, Racism, Unconstitutional

Why I Support Bernie. A long and consistent record as a Progressive champion

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A follow-up to my Op/Ed citing Hillary Clinton’s weaknesses, this week providing a lengthy list of reasons to support Bernie Sanders.

 
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February 22, 2016
Posted in: Civil Rights, Crime, Economy, Election, Money, myth busting, Politics, Seems Obvious to Me

Why we NEED the Syrian Refugees (SPECIAL EDITION)

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My letter to President Obama: Dear Mr. President, Tx Sen. Ted Cruz said we would be “crazy” to allow in the Syrian Refugees right now. I say we would be “crazy” NOT TO! Refugees are like an INOCULATION against domestic terrorism. They have seen the horrors of ISIS first hand, then integrate into their communities […]

 
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November 18, 2015
Posted in: Civil Rights, fake scandals, Immigration Reform, Middle East, myth busting, National Security, Racism, Religion, Right-Wing Hypocrisy, Right-Wing Insanity, Seems Obvious to Me, Terrorism