Blue Wave + Pink Wave = Progressive Tide (One End of the Rainbow)

What does being a progressive mean to me? I believe in social justice. I believe that the United States must…

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Political Correctness

I personally despise political correctness, but being politically incorrect does not give anyone license for violence, hate speech and incivility. …

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Basic Assumptions for Racism

Author James Forman Jr. discussed his book, Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America, with Amy Goodman on DemocracyNow…

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Civil Rights To Human Rights

Can you believe our government viewed Dr. King’s March on Washington as the potential “sacking” of Washington by Blacks as…

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Tact and Civility or Revolution

At a recent knitting group meeting, one of our members told a tale of trying to teach an elderly (94-year-old)…

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Indigenous Basis of the United States Constitution

Periodically, the issue of sources or influences underpinning the United States Constitution re-emerges.  The most recent driver is the issue…

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History Arguments as Distractions

Flaming and trolling are common vocabulary these days, but they denote different things (see Wikipedia) and may even mean different…

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American Eugenics – Teddy Roosevelt to Donald Trump

President Teddy Roosevelt was an enthusiastic member of the early 20th century eugenics movement in the United States. They demonized…

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Trump’s Unnecessary Cruelty

I received the email below from NEWSMAX today.  I think it speaks to Trump’s complete lack of empathy or compassion…

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