Tag: Confederate Flag

Blue lives matter very much, but that does not equate to Black Lives Matter

Blue lives matter very much, but that does not equate to Black Lives Matter
In last week’s post, The Confederate flag is racist, Black History Month is not, I brought up the subject of Blue Lives Matter being equated to Black Lives Matter. Blue lives matter. Very much.  All lives matter.  Neither one of those, however, equates with or diminishes the message of Black Lives Matter. Michael Brown, an... Read more »

Donald Trump may be blowing his dog whistle, but we can hear it loud and clear

Donald Trump may be blowing his dog whistle, but we can hear it loud and clear
Donald Trump has been sending coded messages for more than a year, but it’s not a very complicated code.  It isn’t even very original. In politics, they refer to this kind of stuff as a “dog whistle,”   something that only a certain part of the population can hear, but it’s supposedly outside the audible... Read more »

Confederate Flag Does Not Yet Wave O'er the Land of the Losers and the Home of Slavery

Confederate Flag Does Not Yet Wave O'er the Land of the Losers and the Home of Slavery
After hours of filibuster by amendments , the South Carolina House of Representatives finally joined their Senate counterparts by voting to remove the Confederate flag from it’s lofty position in the state capital. South Carolina governor, Nikki Haley signed the bill into law today.  Just so we’re clear, the bill will not make it illegal... Read more »
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