Tag Archives: Racism

The KKK Then, and Especially trump’s KKK NOW

My father’s family emigrated from Eastern Europe in the very early 1900s, locating in the Boston, MA area. His parents, aunts, uncles and cousins all lived in Boston and a few surrounding communities into the 1930s. My father was among … Continue reading

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The Honeymoon Is Over for LA Sheriff

In 2014, Los Angeles County voters elected former Long Beach Police Chief Jim McDonnell the county’s new Sheriff amid a plethora of scandals and criminal acts having been committed throughout the Sherif’s Department, from the least senior deputy levels to … Continue reading

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Catching Up A Bit – Thoughts Re November, 2016

Note: I have been away from blogging, here and on other blogs, due to the bulk of my time being taken up by a four-month-long major project, that is now behind me. My absence here had nothing to do with … Continue reading

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Trump on Immigration Could Not Be More Wrong

From the first moment of his presidential campaign to this weekend’s Meet the Press appearance and release of “his” immigration plan, donald trump could not be more wrong in either his characterization of current immigration issues or problems, or in … Continue reading

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The Estate of Legendary Racist John Wayne Sues “Duke” University

Iconic actor John “Duke” Wayne, was an immensely popular celebrity during his hay day of the 1950s, 60s and 70s. Wayne died of cancer in 1979, and his legion of fans have tried to keep his memory alive for future … Continue reading

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50 Years Since Freedom Summer and Racism Still Trumps the Vote

Almost a hundred years after the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation and the fighting of the Civil War, de facto segregation was still the law south of “Mason Dixon” and the right to vote still a mere illusion for millions … Continue reading

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A Big Week For Racism, but Who is Not In the News?

Well, America, it’s been quite a week: Fox fixed noise news’ terrorist, Anti-American hero of the month, Cliven Bundy, exposed himself as the pro-slavery racist that he is; The US Supreme Court declared once again that racism no longer exists … Continue reading

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The World Deserves to END Next Week

It’s is late at night, I had a long day (but did get a lot done, three articles and several page updates) and then I tweeted this: ‪‎Venezuela‬ + ‪‎Ukraine‬ are burning, ‪West Virgina‬ + ‪North Carolina‬ have poisoned water, … Continue reading

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Our Return to the Old West – Thanks, Ninth Circuit!

The ongoing legacy of decades of reagan and bush presidencies has been the flooding of the nations’ federal court system with hundreds of judges who have no more business being judges with lifetime tenure deciding the fate of hundreds of … Continue reading

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