andrew gillum

Can Gillum Win?

In almost any other context Andrew Gillum’s run for governor might seem presumptuous.  He is, after all, only 37-years-old, and already looking to take...
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White House official pens anonymous op-ed; West Wing in turmoil

On September 5, 2018, the New York Times took the extremely rare step of publishing an anonymous op-ed from a White House insider claiming to...
gun violence

Another ‘Redrum’ Chicago Summer Shaping Up

Violence takes sharp upward turn"Redrum. Redrum." The insidiously ominous murmerings of the dead children from the horror...
Ku Klux Klan protest

White Supremacists Attribute Resurgence to Trump?

A story posted this morning by the Washington Post caught my eye. Entitled "How white supremacists split a quiet Rust Belt town," it describes...
video

Blevins family demands body cam video of police shooting

UPDATE June 30, 2018:  Police released today body...
bill cosby

Cosby to take Janice Dickinson defamation case to Supreme Court

"America's Dad" has been having a rough time in the court the last couple of years. With his sentencing looming after being convicted of...
Kevin Seraaj

Blackface Minstrel-itis

Lisa Stillman is an instructor in the biology department at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana.  Back in 1974, when she was 12, she and a...
Kevin Seraaj

Roseanne Barr Heads Back to Twitter, Posts 100 More Times

She didn't wait a whole day before heading back to Twitter to post more than 100 times-- tweeting, retweeting, reply-tweeting and deleting tweets-- about...
Kevin Seraaj

The Flag, the NFL and Hypocrisy Collide at the Playing of the National Anthem

The controversy over players kneeling during the playing of the national anthem has been raging since 2016 when Colin Kaepernick, then a quarterback with...
noor salman

Noor Salman: To Tell or Not to Tell?

"I understand the desire to hold someone accountable for this heinous act of violence. Omar Mateen is dead. He cannot be punished. It is...

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