Archive for June 2020

The Confederate flag is racist, Black History Month is not

The Confederate flag is racist, Black History Month is not
If you find the message in the above featured image offensive, you are not alone. Incredibly, it’s a very commonly repeated fabrication. The logic of the whole reverse racism thing is enough to make you want to delete country music from your playlist. Ours is a culture of incomprehensible equivalencies; bizarre comparisons between two things that... Read more »

For Sale: 3' X 5' American flag. Like new, but not in great shape

For Sale:  3' X 5' American flag.  Like new, but not in great shape
America adopted the Stars and Stripes as her flag on June 14, 1777.  In a cruel twist of irony, Donald Trump was born on the same date, 169 years later.  The following was first posted on January 19, 2017: The above pictured flag was first flown on July 4, 2016.  It was last flown on... Read more »

"What could he have done any different?" they ask

"What could he have done any different?" they ask
If you haven’t seen Quora, it’s a place where people can ask questions and share ideas.  It’s also a place where trolls can hype the latest in conspiracy theories, while others ask complex questions to which only they know the answers. Some people work to display unfathomable detachment from reality and gullibility beyond comprehension. Quora is... Read more »
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Would it have been better if Derek Chauvin had shot George Floyd in the back?

Would it have been better if Derek Chauvin had shot George Floyd in the back?
Request to readers: PLEASE do not take this as any kind of endorsement of shooting people in the back.  Don’t be a Trumpster, read past the headlines. Like many other people around the world, the video of Derek Chauvin kneeling on George Floyd’s neck is burned into my brain.  Like many other horrors I’ve witnessed... Read more »