Get LIQ’d, y’all. It’s 2020 … At the start of 2019 — yeah, feels like a decade ago given the constant azz-whoopin’ 2020’s been handing to us — multi-instrumentalist Saoul gave us his made-for-the-party Seldom Oddity album that instantly made me think of how he can relate to writer James Baldwin’s admonition to “taste the […]Read More Album in the Crosshairs: Saoul — SuCcumb | 2020 | self-released
who thought conquering White supremacy would be easy? National election polls show Vice President Joe Biden holds a 10-point lead over President Donald Trump and CNN calls Biden’s position the steadiest on record — but I don’t yet see a landslide. I quickly crunched polling data in nine battleground states where I compared the 2016 […]Read More Attention: the Trump-Biden election will be tight
Waiting for Trump’s reaction … Four years, three months, and 26 days ago, three pieces of interesting news arrived with a Military Times survey of active American military personnel. First, the soldiers preferred — by a 2-to-1 margin — Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton to be the next US President. Second, 20 percent of the […]Read More Military Times survey: US soldiers want a new President
Bank robbers and mental health patients receive the same police solutions: violence. Daniel Prude’s 157-days old death at the hands of Rochester police officers, and the subsequent overdue and — for the moment — relatively lenient suspensions given to the cops involved, make me think about another way cities continue to set up Black folks […]Read More The City of Rochester failed Daniel Prude and allowed predator cops to fail harder
If your chances of winning are slim, cause chaos to even the odds — my guess. I can only see two reasons for President Donald Trump suggesting that people mail in their votes and then vote in person. I’ll get to those later. While I’m not fully confident in polls, they show that Trump will […]Read More Why did President Trump tell Americans to vote by mail, and in person?