Morgan Freeman And Other Famous Mississippians Ask State To Remove Confederate Flag

150 years ago, Confederate general Robert E. Lee surrendered to Union general Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox, ending the Civil War. In the years following the conflict, many notable leaders of the secessionist cause, including Robert E. Lee and Jefferson Davis, called for the Confederate flag to be put away as the nation tried to […]

Humanity, Not Quite Ready for Civilization: South Carolina, Take Down That Flag

Part II in a series that explores whether humanity is ready for Civilization. Read Part I here. The eyes of the world rest upon South Carolina. I would say the eyes of the “civilized” world, except I have a little trouble using that descriptor for any planet that has had so many global genocides in […]

Christian Right Weekly Round-Up: Pastor Pillow Nearly Flies the Christian Flag at Half-Staff

Hello, I’m Pastor Pillow! I want to thank each of you 25,739 precious sheep for gathering today within the air-conditioned confines of Cubic Zirconium Cathedral Ministries—and that doesn’t even include the thousands freshly herded to us from the recently christened Cross-Winds Megachurch of El Paso (a new #usedtobeablockbuster CZC Ministries remote access site). Brothers and […]

Racists Are Losing Their Minds Because Officers Will Be Charged For Killing Freddie Gray

Over the past few days, there have been many people who were quick to jump on any story that came out that looked like it would prove that Baltimore police officers had nothing to do with the death of Freddie Gray. It wasn’t really until after peaceful protests were overshadowed by violence and incidents involving […]