Tag: Plantation

Abraham Lincoln

A House Divided Risks Default

It’s possible the country has avoided the debt ceiling crisis once again, but the disturbing episode has served as another reminder that ours is a …

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Haves and Have Nots

Jordan Neely, a homeless young Black man apparently suffering from mental illness, was put in a chokehold and killed by Daniel Penny, a white 24-year-old …

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Trump Balloon

You Are What You Eat!

I acknowledge that Tucker Carlson—recently fired from Fox “News” and about to surface only God knows where—no doubt has many fans who are well-educated and …

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Governor Abbott

MAGA Republicans vs. the Majority

The MAGA Republicans continue to assault the will of the majority, along with the rule of law, whenever the opportunity presents itself.  Tennessee’s Republican state …

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MAGAs Can’t Handle the Truth

MAGAs not only don’t care if they’re blatantly lied to (e.g., Trump, Fox “News,” QAnon conspiracy theories), they WANT to be lied to and even …

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Two Birds

Liars of a Feather

Is this humble spirit the only one who sees the disturbing similarities between Alex Murdaugh and Donald Trump?  Never mind their peculiarly similar hair, they’re …

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Coming Off the Rails

The environmental disaster in East Palestine, OH presents an obvious metaphor for our society coming off the rails, crashing and burning while we fail to …

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Fox News

Desperate Pandering

Like many others, I’ve previously vented about the primetime hosts at Fox “News” and their flagrant pandering to the MAGA universe, creating a poisonous cycle …

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Trump Biden Street Signs

Normal or Crazy?

According to Arkansas Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders in her official Republican rebuttal to President Biden’s State of the Union address to Congress, “The dividing line …

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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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Trump at Podium

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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Southwest Airlines Jet Plane

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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Billboard saying "Seeking Information on US Capitol Violence"

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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Los Angeles, CA - 3/24/2018

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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