Tag Archive: Racism

Jun 07 2020

Rant of the Week: Jon Stewart – We Can’t Breath

Although the New York City police officer Daniel Pantaleo was finally fired last year, he was never arrested or indicted for Eric Garner’s death. In the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota, all four police officers were fired within 48 hours and indicted for second degree murder. Six years ago, in an eight minute …

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May 31 2020

Rant of the Week: Trevor Noah – Domino Effect

This is not so much a rant as it is a thoughtful look at societies response to racism and police brutality. Trevor shares his thoughts on the killing of George Floyd, the protests in Minneapolis, the dominoes of racial injustice and police brutality, and how the contract between society and black Americans has been broken …

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Jul 30 2019

Racism, Lies and Impeachment

Over the weekend and into the start of this week, the Liar/Racist/Sexual Assaulter-in-Chief has resorted to racist rhetoric and lies. He escalated his racist attacks on House Oversight Chairman Elijah Cummings (D-MD), the city of Baltimore and Mr. Cummings’ district to include MSNBC host Reverend Al Sharpton. At the signing of the 9/11 Victims Compensation …

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Aug 09 2018

No More Dog Whistles

The right wing talking heads are coming out of the closet and showing their true racist colors. Fox News host Laura Ingraham let loose with a racist rant on how immigration and demographic change are ruining America. Poor Laura whined, “the America we loved doesn’t exist anymore.” What Ingraham was really saying is that both …

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Jun 18 2018

You Shall Know Them By Their Fruits

Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit; but a corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit. A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit, neither can a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit. Every tree that bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire. Wherefore by their fruits ye …

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Jan 13 2018

Cable News Could Use More Like Joy Reid

MSNBC host Joy Reid does not suffer rude fools lightly. She asks direct questions of her guests and has the facts at her fingertips. Her interview this morning with Donald Trump apologist Pastor Mark Burns was the perfect example for other host of cable news on how to handle guests who won’t answer questions, spew …

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Jan 12 2018

The Racist-in-Chief

If there was any ever doubt in anyone’s mind that Donald Trump is a racist, that doubt was erased yesterday. In a meeting in the Oval Office discussing the protected status of immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador and Africa countries as part of a bipartisan immigration bill, according to a Washington Post report, Trump went …

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May 24 2017

Is An End To This War In Sight?

I’m not talking about Afghanistan or Iraq, although it would be nice if we had a president that could keep his word about ending these conflicts. No, I speak of the War Between the States, the US Civil War that is still raging on in many states one hundred fifty two years after General Robert …

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Mar 06 2017

The Latest Muslim Travel Ban

Donald Trump signed a new executive order that would ban travel from six mostly Muslim countries for 90 days. The refugee resettlement program is banned for 120 days instead of indefinitely. The order no longer includes Iraq, travelers with green cards or valid visas. It also does not include language that prioritized refugee claims from …

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Feb 08 2017

Republican Racism On Full Display

Last night, during the debate to confirm racist Alabama Senator Jefferson Beauregard Sessions to be US Attorney General, the good Democratic senator from Massachusetts and former Harvard law professor, Elizabeth Warren was silenced when she started reading the late Coretta Scott King letter that opposed Sessions nomination to the federal court. Senate Majority Leader Mitch …

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