You’re going to see something very predictable these days—the racial bias deniers who support the Ferguson, Missouri police department and the socially decrepit leadership of Police Chief Thomas Jackson, will scream Black-on-White racism allegations in response to US Attorney General Eric Holder’s statement about the need for “wholesale change” in that police agency. The Ferguson […]Read More FERGUSON, PHILLY AND SOUTH AFRICA
President Obama’s visual legacy may have nothing to do with the slow economic recovery, health care reform, NSA follies, dog-hating fence jumpers or the fact that the President hasn’t jailed a single large banksta for the 2008 financial markets meltdown. But the possibility that America could lose whatever little control it has over Baghdad […]Read More WHAT COULD BE OBAMA’S LEGACY
Depending on the media outlet you roll with for your daily dose of stories, you may get the impression that the entire balance of the America’s war against ISIL—where the latter has teamed up with additional extreme jihadist groups and moderate jihadists rebels to overthrow Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad, a leader America wants to remove from […]Read More IDLIB’S NEAR FALL, OR HOW MUCH LAND DOES ISIL CONTROL THESE DAYS?
My blog will eventually cover music and other creative paths with as much passion as what I currently place on the news or social topics of the day. A step toward this goal will be to publish weekly bits which will highlight one or two albums I’ve been playing during the past week. I don’t want you to think these […]Read More AN ALBUM (OR TWO) IN MY HEAD (0057)
New readers who wonder why I call American Democrats the Party of No Guts and Republicans the Party of No Brains can look to East-West Gateway’s latest Where We Stand report (pdf) on St. Louis Racial segregation for part of my reasoning. Go ahead and point out the PNBs’ legendary record of racial hang-ups to […]Read More THE PARTY FOR SEGREGATION!
Why did crowds of people in Upper Marlboro, Maryland walk out during President Obama’s campaign speech for gubernatorial candidate Anthony Brown? My guess Either President Obama has become a tired brand in America, or the American public is having a serious disagreement with Number 44 over what an economic recovery looks like. Think of it […]Read More WHY PEOPLE WALKED OUT OF OBAMA’S SPEECH
College students in Morgantown, West virginia witnessed an event yesterday that caused them to set fires, pull down streetlights and cause additional property damage worth thousands of dollars. The students also threw bottles and rocks at police officers, who attempted to contain these riots. Pepper spray and tear gas were eventually used to disperse the crowd. What was […]Read More A TALE OF THREE RIOTS
Sure, you will read tons of stories about how Ebola—just like many social and economic crises—will almost always lead to the general public isolating specific groups of people out of fear or hatred. But I think the fear mongers and their consumers are missing a larger point. Save me the “you’re missing the racial angle” lecture. I […]Read More EBOLA – REMINDS ME OF THAT FUNKADELIC SONG AGAIN
“She didn’t follow the protocols! SHE DIDN’T FOLLOW THE PROTOCOLS!” cried the public after 26-year old Dallas nurse Nina Pham, who took care of the departed Liberian, Thomas Eric Duncan, tested positive for Ebola—the same disease that felled Duncan. Tracing the information flow will indicate that the public received its explanation of events from the […]Read More USER ERROR: HOW DID DALLAS NURSE GET EBOLA?
When the West began to tell the story of how Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashed over Eastern Ukraine, do you think they listened to the wisdom of parents: telling Fish Story Number 1 can only survive by telling additional fish stories? You received your first warning that a game was about to be played on the […]Read More BUSTED: MALAYSIA AIRLINES UKRAINE CRASH REVISITED