Alabama Favors Liquor Sales Over Voter Rights

If you’ve been following me for a while, you already know I like a nice bottle of whiskey. After a long day at work, I like to unwind with a glass of Jameson or Tullamore Dew with a couple of ice cubes while I write about the latest stupidity in our current political news. Unlike […]

11 Rules for New Anti-Racist Allies

Following in the wake of news of the tragic deaths of a rash of young black lives under the police and then the release of those police from any sense of accountability, the conscience of a nation is starting to arise. Many new people are joining anti-racist marches, are sharing tweets and Facebook posts about […]

Louisiana Republican Elbert Guillory Wants Us To Believe Liberals Are The Real Racists

Few things get me more riled up than blatant, willful ignorance and racism. In the last week or so leading up to the grand jury’s decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson for the death of Michael Brown, the ignorance and racism across the United States came slithering out from the shadows and into the […]

Ferguson Is a Sign of The New Jim Crow (And It’s Not About White People)

It’s a bit frustrating watching the events in Ferguson unfold on the national stage since the brutal murder of Michael Brown and the police coverup of their own brutality and White Supremacy. It’s frustrating largely because white people – regardless of political affiliation – keep making it about white people when, for the most part, it […]

Chicago Gun Violence Myths 3: Arrest the Druggies!

Rahm Emanuel was notably absent from a vigil for 11 year old Shamiya Adams, shot in an apartment during a sleepover with friends this weekend in Garfield Park, Chicago. T0 be frank, I can understand him not wanting to go; residents are restless and they blame Rahm for much of the violence. I can also […]