Jamaicans – Out of Many

Perhaps the most startling claim in that video Janice provided a couple of blogs ago is the assertion that there’s no such thing as a Jamaican. Really? I must be a figment of my own imagination then, because I am certainly a Jamaican. I don’t have dreadlocks, can’t carry a tune and don’t smoke ganja. […]
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What Next for “Animals”?

The dehumanization of political targets is as old as mankind. Convince one tribe that another is less than human and the way may be paved for genocide. Once you are persuaded that someone else is not really human, killing that person becomes much more acceptable. The Rwanda genocide was fueled by the Huti’s description of […]
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Revolt of the Id?

According to Sigmund Freud,  we all have three aspects of our personalities, the Ego, the Id and the Superego. The Id is our ugly, primitive side. And I can see the Id on full display in American society today. It’s as if people feel licensed to show their ugly side. The rise of Trump is […]
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Unmasking Trump’s Racism

  I will probably be accused (again) of hating “white people” when I point out (again) that a large number of Trump’s supporters are white racists. But now I have a scientific study to back up the claim. The study  – conducted for the National Society of Sciences  – finds “a large segment” of Trump’s voters […]
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United We Stand? Sadly, No.

  This is no longer the United States of America. Any claim to unity among the 50 US states is laughable. Election results and polls repeatedly show that some states belong in modern America and other states belong somewhere else. The Trump Administration’s all-out war on California shows how hopelessly divided we are. It’s time to face reality. […]
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Trump’s White Tide

  Sandra and I watched part of Trump’s rambling, self-aggrandizing rant on CNN Saturday night, and I was disheartened by the sea of white faces behind him. These people didn’t care what he said, they believed it. They loved it. They loved him. They  would vote for him again in a heartbeat. Is this America […]
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Listening to the Angels

  Democrats have an opportunity to boldly go where no political party in America has gone before – the right way. No American political party has had the guts to stand for what is right against what is wrong – cost it what it may. Democrats have done a better job than Republicans of course.  […]
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Where Guns Rule

  In the part of Florida where Sandra and I live, politics is quite simple. White people vote Republican, others vote Democrat. I know it sounds crazy, but that’s what I’ve noticed in my 20 years here. And since there are a lot more white people than others  in our neighborhood, our votes are just symbolic. Republicans […]
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Who on Earth Likes Trump?

  Who are those people who cheered for Trump at the CPAC conference? Who are those “likely voters” who gave him a 50 percent approval rating in the latest Rasmussen poll? Are they really Americans? Or Russians who infiltrated our political system? Actually, they must be from outer space, as even Russians should know by now […]
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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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