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Demand police accountability!
On my radio show, I had spoken to Danette Chavis on more than one occasion regarding the Eric Garner case and the larger issue of lack of police accountability when people (usually people of color, but not always) die or are severely injured in the course of ‘normal’ events. Friday marked the one-year anniversary of the […]
anybody else feel this way?
First the political, then the personal. Anybody else feel this way lately– like your brain is being eaten? That it ain’t the heat, it’s the stupidity? That there are too many dumb and-or crazy things going on to address? The inspiration for this essay came to me a few weeks ago, when it was announced that […]
Don’t know much about conspiracies: A thought for MLK day
I don’t have a lot to say here. This meme has been making its way around and being shared by my lefty friends in FaceBook, and it isn’t breaking into the national consciousness. For many ‘Muricans, MLK’s birthday is just a three-day weekend. I have written about conspiracy theories and conspiracy facts before. The ongoing civil disobedience […]
The Ferguson case falls apart
I’m not going to post much about this on my own. Long story short, somebody started poking around the ‘evidence’ introduced in the Ferguson grand jury testimony, especially after more of the transcripts were released on December 8. They focused on the testimony of ‘Witness 40’, who corroborated everything Darren Wilson said in his own […]