Category Archives: Racial Dogwhistles

Wait For It

Anticipation is a wonderful thing, at least in sports – when it’s the bottom of the ninth and the score is tied and the grizzled old slugger, well past his prime, is called in from some dark corner of the … Continue reading

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The Revenge of the Twit

Ah, an odd week finally ends – and all the political posturing of a presidential campaign, that hit full-speed far too early and then like in the Mel Brooks movie Spaceballs shifted to Ludicrous Speed, ended too, for a moment. … Continue reading

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Confused Alarms of Struggle and Flight

Down in Kent you’ll find the port city of Dover and those famous white cliffs – they’re chalk actually, accentuated by streaks of black flint – very picturesque. And they can be symbolic. “There’ll be bluebirds over the the white cliffs of Dover” – … Continue reading

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Hurtling Toward Civil War

Of course there will be another American Civil War – or Round Two of the first one. It is inevitable. Sooner or later, given that we’re a nation of immigrants and do have a policy of accepting new citizens from … Continue reading

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Dog Whistles

First of all, Hollywood is not the center of anything important – it’s essentially a silly place. The center of political life is back east in Washington, and the financial center of everything is New York, specially the borough of … Continue reading

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