The Case for Anger

  I believe in friendly debate, without rancor or personal animosity. But sometimes, the issues being debated become so personal that emotional involvement is unavoidable. I don’t see, for example, how you and I could unemotionally debate the failure of the current Congress to fulfill its obligation to the US Constitution. We would be discussing […]
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Making America White Again

  When I was a boy, the sun never set on the British Empire. And in colonies like Jamaica, we were subjected to a pseudo-English culture. Our exam papers were graded in Britain, we used English pounds at the grocery store, we drove on the left side of the road in English made cars and […]
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Ugly Blast from the Past

  It’s been a long, long time since I heard anyone protest that some of their best friends are Jews. But what else would you expect from Roy Moore’s wife? The Moores are relics from an ugly past, when white supremacy was taken for granted and Jews were often shunned. Yes Jews. Now, Jews are […]
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The Silly Notion of “Race”

  With overt racism on the rise again in America, white supremacists are checking their DNA to make sure their genes are OK. And – surprise! – many of them are “disappointed.” Some of those who come up with a mixed ethnic background are blaming the tests. But the tests are probably quite accurate. I imagine […]
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Evil in the Shadows

  You will have to forgive me for going on and on about the white supremacist terror threat. I suppose it’s not as appealing a topic as – say – female beauty. When I write about Serena Williams’ physical appearance, I get a flurry of comments; when I write about racism, I only hear from one […]
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Racism Isn’t Just a Matter of Black and White

I’m sure you’ve heard those hypocritical right wingers cry foul whenever someone points out the racism behind the hatred of President Obama that is so evident among a substantial segment of the American population. They would have us believe that Anerica has moved beyond racism, that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream has been fulfilled, that people “are judged […]
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Plumbing the Depths of Racism in America

So you think the nasty nonsense about President Obama’s birthplace will die away now that he has released his “long-form” birth certificate? Think again. It’s just beginning. Lies and false allegations are flooding the Internet. Books are being published. Bumper stickers are coming off the press. The money-making machine based on absurd conspiracy theories (click […]
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The Wide, Wide World and Frightened, Myopic Americans

My neighbor across the street is haunted by unseen dangers that he reads about on the Internet. One of his fears is that an elite group of super-rich people is plotting to establish a one-world government, in which there will be two classes, masters and slaves, and in which people like him and me will […]
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