Tag Archives: Trump a Racist

A Culture of Denial

Sometimes the odd little news stories tell bigger stories, like this one: Ticks are swarming, carrying myriad diseases such as Lyme and Rocky Mountain spotted fever and making people ill. And, as one congressman believes, these ticks came from secret … Continue reading

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Going Pure White

Cincinnati is a fine place – a bit of the South with Covington Kentucky just across the river, and a bit of the industrial Midwest too, sometimes it snows like hell in the winter, and they have the very first professional … Continue reading

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The White American Dinosaurs

Graduate school at Duke was fine. North Carolina was a bit problematic. There were the Lost Cause folks sure that the South would rise again – they hadn’t really lost that war. There was the New South crowd – forget … Continue reading

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Just Saying Things

Take their children from them – forever. Make them fear for their lives – there will be no asylum for them here – ever. Tell the rest of America that these are not women and children, the poorest of the … Continue reading

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No Mystery Here

There was Geraldo Rivera and The Mystery of Al Capone’s Vaults – that two-hour live television special that was broadcast one time only in syndication on April 21, 1986 – Geraldo Rivera was going to open a secret vault in … Continue reading

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Washing the Flag

“I stand fearlessly for small dogs, the American Flag, motherhood and the Bible. That’s why people love me.” ~ Art Linkletter “I just bought a Jeep painted like an American flag. No one better question how patriotic I am.” ~ … Continue reading

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Choosing the Right Word

California gave America Richard Nixon. Then California gave America Ronald Reagan. Then, to make up for that, California gave America S. I. Hayakawa – the president of San Francisco State University who became one of the state’s two senators in … Continue reading

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