My Journal

You Ain’t Supposed to Be Here

Sadly, there’s no denying that a significant portion of white America, especially those with a “MAGA” mentality, don’t want Black Americans in this country, plain …

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The Killing of Tyre Nichols

The behavior exhibited by the Memphis “Scorpion Unit” makes this humble spirit’s head spin, along with my stomach, in ways I didn’t know it could.  …

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The Wagner Group

The existence of the Wagner Group, a “private military company” (a polite euphemism for “paramilitary organization”) now being used to help fight Putin’s war in …

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Mae West

“Wokeness” Had Nothing to Do with It

In Mae West’s first scene in her first film, 1932’s Night After Night with George Raft, the nightclub hatcheck girl compliments Ms. West’s jewelry: “Goodness, …

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The Radical Monster

Last week Donald Trump launched a new attack on Black Georgia election workers Ruby Freeman and Shaye Moss, once again falsely accusing them of delivering …

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The Southwest Airlines Crash

The Christmas-time disaster experienced by Southwest Airlines is a good example of why capitalism so often finds itself threatened by socialism.  And maybe that’s a …

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Oops, We Defunded the I.R.S.!

This humble spirit never supported “defunding the police,” but I’m even more opposed to defunding the Internal Revenue Service (I.R.S.), something that’s been in progress …

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Trump’s 34 Co-Conspirators

Whenever I vent about MAGAs, which is quite often, I inevitably feel a little remorseful.  Because as much as they anger me, a part of …

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A Tsunami is Still Out There

While we can all rejoice that the great “red wave” that some had predicted for the midterm elections failed to materialize, we should not delude …

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A Vampire and a Werewolf

Herschel Walker for U.S. Senate?  Talk about cringe worthy!  Good god—who came up with the idea?  Despite our profound political differences, I honestly feel sorry …

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Civil War Guns

After several weeks of feeling remarkably positive about our country and its future, last week brought me back to a never-ending sad reality: another epidemic …

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MAGA “Freedom”

What does “freedom” really mean to MAGAs, anyway?  Right-wing Commentators take every opportunity to shout about American freedom, insisting that it is under threat from …

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Are we great yet?

Trump Reveals Character

It’s been said that the presidency doesn’t build character, it reveals it. There’s never been a more dangerous example than Donald Trump, whose four years …

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Threatening Us With “Isms”

If every American had a dollar for every time the Republicans labeled their opponents Marxists, socialists, or communists we would all be in the top …

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MAGA Nostalgia

Guess what, yet another poll was released that asked Americans if they think the country is on the right track.  An overwhelming majority said it …

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Damage Trump?  Really?

“They want to damage me so I can’t go back to work for you.  And I don’t think that’s going to happen.” Donald Trump We …

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Reparations for Crime?

Senator Tommy Tuberville of Alabama is unquestionably an “ULTRA-MAGA” among MAGAs!  His latest rant went beyond “racism” or “hate speech,” more closely resembling the fire …

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Make America Great Again

MAGA Deniers and QAnon Believers

Along with election results they don’t like, MAGAs reject and deny just about anything they don’t want to accept as the truth.  Indeed, they reject …

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The Three Stooges from Hell

Well, the three stooges in question are certainly having a well-deserved hard time of it lately, aren’t they?  A lot of comparisons were drawn between …

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The Immigrant “Invasion”

Is there no end to what Governors DeSantis of Florida and Abbott of Texas will do to capitalize on the xenophobia and paranoia of their …

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