Obama Derangement Syndrome is real. So is Clinton Derangement Syndrome. Or maybe it's just Democratic Derangement Syndrome. Or Anything That Scares Us Derangement Syndrome. I don't know, but it's real. Witness one Geoffrey Zakarian, who is some kind of celebrity chef. I quit watching chef shows when they all started blurring together, so I don't […]
Helen Thomas will always be a hero to me. None of that "shero" stuff. You're either a hero or you're not, no special designation if you're a woman. Helen was a reporter, not a reportrix or a reportress. A reporter, a journalist. A real journalist.
The two cops who were brutally murdered this week in New York City are just the latest victims in what is starting to look like a civil war among ourselves. They are as much victims of this mess as are the African-Americans murdered by white police officers. The real perpetrators are the gun manufacturers and […]
That was what Eric Garner said moments before he was killed. It also was one of the chants at last night’s demonstration in Asheville, where we shut down Biltmore Avenue for a time. But when my friend, Noel Nickle and I wanted to sing, “We Shall Overcome,” many of the young people there didn’t know […]
This is my friend, Russell Johnson (photo taken from his Facebook profile because I couldn’t find any of the ones I’ve taken of him), who volunteers for a local Internet radio station. Russell has been to several Moral Monday and other social justice events, and I have never seen him act inappropriately. He’s always positive, […]
Fred Phelps is dead and the great marriage debate is all but over. I take no great cheer in either. Phelps, as you probably know, was a former civil rights attorney who was later disbarred and who founded a radically conservative church, the Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kansas. If you don’t know what kind […]
Here’s a list of Great Americans who signed a letter to the Republican National Committee threatening to cut off funding if Republicans didn’t remain solidly entrenched in the 19th Century: Gary Bauer, President, American Values Paul Caprio, Director, Family-Pac Federal Marjorie Dannenfelser, President, Susan B. Anthony List Dr. James Dobson, President and Founder, Family Talk […]