One Month After Ferguson, What Can We Do?

If you’re like myself, you’ve been looking at the screen the last month with mounting dread, anxiety, resignation, and finally hopelessness – fearful for the state of a humanity crushed under the weight of not just oppressive and manipulative corporations with dollar signs as their function, but a state power seemingly determined to keep things […]

Todd Starnes’ Tweets Forget About Reagan, Bush, & Decency

Fox News personality Todd Starnes is a plucky little duck. He likes to tweet dubious and outright false claims while frothing at the mouth. Which make his tweets actually both funny and bowel-irritating. How much barely disguised racism, chickenhawkery, lying lies, and blutherisms can one fit in under 140 characters? I would like to look at […]

The Schools to Prison Pipeline: Arrested at School over Jolly Ranchers

I wish that title was an exaggeration. But a thirteen year old kid in Oklahoma was arrested by his principal for the infraction of taking some Jolly Ranchers and Taco Bell coupons. Taco. Bell. Coupons. And candy. Not from a store, mind you, but while walking around the halls of his grade school. If only this […]