Has the pernicious fiction that there was something honorable about the Confederate rebellion — treason in the defense of slavery, as one observer so trenchantly put it recently — finally been irredeemably shredded?
the reason Republicans generally, and arch-conservatives in particular, are so aggrieved these days is because of the recent good fortunes of Barack Hussein Obama, the 44th president of the United States.
It's no secret that I abhor the Confederate battle flag, the treasonous traitors who fought under it, and all that it represents.
The unwillingness to face up to the raw racism that led to the murder of nine African-Americans attending Bible study at a church in Charleston, South Carolina, proves that the problem is more than just an "unresolved dilemma."
Just when I thought we had learned our political lesson, along comes another one.
Fox News blowhards will never admit that in covering the racially charged swimming pool incident in McKinney, Texas, they blew it.
People are working harder, and national productivity is growing faster than wages are.
For better or for worse, Rachel Dolezal has become, almost overnight, iconic.
An ugly behavior is fast spreading fast among White politicians, especially Republicans. It’s the open badmouthing of Muslims and all things Islamic.
As we can now see, videotape can be a game changer.
It's getting to be difficult to recall a week when, thanks to public exposure of videos, or tweets, text messages or emails, we've not seen another shocking example of police mistreatment of black or Hispanic citizens under questionable circumstances.
It is interesting how media folks use different words to portray groups of people. History is replete with examples of this duplicitous media response to criminal events by black people versus white people.
Because of circumstances the war hawk political leaders have lied and led the country into, there is a mortal danger arising at the same time race hatred is threatening to erode the will of many people.
You can't have an efficiently fighting military when the soldiers are fighting among themselves.
I believe that — like President Jimmy Carter — Obama may turn into a far better former president than a sitting one.