These 6 Groups Are Stopping Us From Ending Police Brutality

People on both sides were quick to weigh in on the McKinney, Texas police officer who slammed a girl into the ground and pointed his service weapon at two teenagers. Naturally, the usual folks started screaming at each other about who was right and who was wrong, as is the case whenever a viral police […]

Right-Wing Radio Host Michael Savage: Obama Is ‘Satan’ And Wants A Race War

Back when I had a lengthier commute than I do now, I used to turn on AM talk radio from our local station KEPL 96.5 to see what our goofy friends on the right were chattering about that day. Much of what I heard in the morning was fairly tame, and sometimes I even found […]

The Baltimore Protests Aren’t Just About Race, They’re About Income Inequality

Whenever a national conversation comes up about race as we are seeing currently with the Baltimore protests, there will inevitably be people who try to derail the dialogue and make the disingenuous claims that there’s an incredible amount of racism and prejudice aimed at white folks as well. These people will bring up anecdotal claims […]

The 5 Worst Conservative Memes Of The Week

This is the fifteenth installment in our weekly fact-check series “The 5 Worst Conservative Memes Of The Week.” For last week’s installment, see here. By now, most of you already know the background behind this series, why we do it, and the social media meta discussion involved – so I’ll skip the lengthy intro I’ve […]

Al Sharpton’s Seemingly Selfish Agenda Helps Nobody But Himself

I’m sorry, but I’ve absolutely had it with Al Sharpton.  I’m sick and tired of every time there’s some kind of incident that could be a racial tragedy, he swoops in to try to get his face on the camera somewhere. I don’t think he’s really trying to help solve these potential racial injustices.  I […]