AM I CHARLIE HEBDO? IT DEPENDS.

I support the right to Free Speech. Hell, I support the Ku Klux Klan’s right to say stupid stuff just as much as I support my right to call them stupid. Allow me to go one step further—I even support racists posting ridiculous comments on my blog, even though no legal provisions exist for me […]

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THE ROUHANI NO ONE TALKS ABOUT

On January 15, the world approaches what could be a decisive round of negotiations in Geneva regarding Iran’s nuclear program. Since Iran is willing to talk with the P5+1 in order to free itself from the US-imposed economic sanctions, Iran President Hassan Rouhani obviously needs to return home after the talks with fewer sanctions against its oil and […]

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IF AL SHARPTON WERE MLK

I had the good fortune of participating in Tanya Free & Friends’ recent year-end broadcast, where I offered a thought which may unsettle some of you self-labeled Black Progressives: Rev. Al Sharpton would be dead by now if he were Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Looking back, I should have covered that concept with greater […]

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