Tag Archives: Racism in America

Southern Cooking

It was one of those Fridays newsmen hate. All the big news had already happened, or would happen later. The Supreme Court had said they’d issue their rulings on the Defense of Marriage Act and Prop 8 – settling most … Continue reading

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Strange Times Indeed

Every generation probably has this sense that they live in strange times indeed – what is happening around them is nothing like whatever happened before – everything is unprecedented. That was said a lot in the sixties, perhaps for good … Continue reading

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Panic Nation

Hollywood is a stupid place, but they do get some things right. Panic reveals character. You set up an end-of-the-world situation (any monster-vampire-disaster or James Bond movie) or an end-of-your-world-as-you-know-it situation (any teen broken-heart movie or any Woody Allen movie) … Continue reading

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Talking About Race

White guys shouldn’t talk about race. What do they know about being black, or Hispanic, or Asian, or whatever? You’re just going to get sanctimonious feel-good uninformed liberal crap – mostly scolding and shaming and holier-than-thou nonsense – or that … Continue reading

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The Last Wasp

In early 1995 they were gone. The Los Angeles Rams were gone, off to St. Louis. And Los Angeles, the second largest city in America, and the second largest media market, was without a National Football League team. It was … Continue reading

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Forever Jung

People do say odd things, or the talk-show host Neal Boortz does – “Obama on Wall Street today. That’s like sending a child molester to speak to a kindergarten class.” Yep, just a Twitter quip, but what was really on … Continue reading

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