Who cares about being strategic WHEN WE HAVE FOOD BANKS? 🙄 Almost exactly a month ago — while admitting that my tarot cards have failed like almost everyone else’s this year, but assuming President Trump still wants to be reelected — I maintained that another tranche of Congress-crafted coronavirus relief is certain. I still believe […]Read More These so-called Coronavirus ‘stimulus’ talks — Congress proves it doesn’t want to see the big picture
We know the Rep. Ted Yoho (R-FL 03) story by now — he called Rep Alexandria Ocasio Cortez (D-NY 14) a “Fucking bitch” over her thoughts about the connection between poverty and crime, subsequently offered a non-apology of an apology to Rep. AOC. And then AOC’s provided an elegant response to that non-apology. But here’s what […]Read More Passionate-lover-of-God Rep. Ted Yoho showed he picks ‘passion’ over his God when he called AOC a ‘F**k**g B*tch’
America has downplayed pandemics and rebelled against safety precautions in the past. With the current coronavirus global death toll of 634,000 and no American-citizen-driven research in their country’s experience with pandemics, some are surprised to learn that a pandemic where American government leaders downplayed a virus’ dangers, recklessly encouraged mass gatherings, falsely declared a deadly […]Read More 2020 Coronavirus pandemic — a reminder that we’ve been here before
The President will get more people killed before the coronavirus crisis is over In a first-world country that slept its way into an angry pandemic that has shut the doors to more than 60 percent of summer camps, found medical and other essential workers scrambling for a persistent shortage of personal protective equipment, and is […]Read More Irrational rationality: why Trump wants schools open during an out-of-control pandemic
Trump’s lies during the pandemic point to a cruel endgame As fears rise about the recent spike in coronavirus cases and US health officials believe time is running out to get this disease under control, I think it’s time to address President Donald Trump’s sustained meme that coronavirus infections have increased in America because the […]Read More For the record: why I quickly called ‘B***s**t’ on Trump’s ‘increased testing, more coronavirus cases’ story
White Supremacy in religion has a long history — but let White church folks keep their White Jesus portraits. Now, how you gonna get a European White Jesus in Palestine? You can’t get that! But with White theologians, you can get almost anything out of Jesus. Dr. James Cone, in conversation at Trinity Church in […]Read More Shaun King — tear down White Jesus? Whachu saying?
People want to read (or hear) musings of an official who’s made war his crystal meth — because of his ex-boss I won’t spend much time writing about Former Trump National Security Advisor John Bolton’s book, The Room Where it Happened: A White House Memoir. Besides, the book will be officially released this Tuesday, and […]Read More Bolton writes a book that reconfirms how much of a dim-sparked a-hole President Trump is — so what?
White robes and hoods are no longer required to reign supreme. Big thanks to reader “Ess” for passing along this video of a talk given by White Rage author Dr. Carol Anderson at Emory University. Feel free to pass along to friends who wish to deepen their understanding of systemic racial injustice in America. White […]Read More White Rage lecture by author Carol Anderson
But we ARE living in 2020 … With 40 million Americans out of work while the coronavirus pandemic has scared most other Americans out of resuming life as usual, should there even be a question about President Donald Trump passing another round of fiscal ‘stimulus’ to avoid what could easily become the second Great Depression? No […]Read More Of course, there will be another coronavirus ‘stimulus’ in the US …
Premature mortality, mental trauma, depression, anxiety … Warning: embedded videos contain graphic violence. What if your innocent and non-threatening family member or neighbor was attacked by a police dog — like then-52-year old Desiree Collins was when she was taking out her household trash nearly three years ago? How do you think Collins should feel […]Read More A reminder that police violence is a danger to communities’ mental health. And research supports that claim.