Tag Archives: Conservative Racism

In Some Other Country

Barack Obama started it. He was black. He was urbane (and urban) and cool. He was smart and thoughtful and courteous, and that wasn’t right, because he was black. There were those who said they wanted their country back, which … Continue reading

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Affirming the Negative

Americans live on a knife’s edge – everything is a crisis and someone is always out to take your stuff, or your freedoms, or your precious bodily fluids – and that 1964 Strangelove movie captured what Richard Hofstadter, in his … Continue reading

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Racism and Nostalgia

Some people have no use for nostalgia and others can’t live without it – probably because their life peaked-out in their senior year in high school. It’s been all downhill since then – a bit of college, reluctantly settling for … Continue reading

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