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The Feminist Plantation

I don’t think there is anything I can add to this: Originally posted at NewsReal 90 years after the 19th Amendment to the Constitution was ratified, giving women the vote, Democrats are actively seeking to figuratively repeal the amendment. They … Continue reading

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Color vs. Content: Reflections on MLK day in the age of Obama

Today is the day set aside to celebrate and honor one of many heroes of the American Civil Rights movement: the Rev. Dr. Martin L. King Jr., who was assassinated during the height of the political turmoil in the late … Continue reading

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The Rage of the Common Man

H/T to the Black Informant for finding this bit of information… As readers may or may not know, I was in my youth, much closer in ideology to being a full on socialist (though with reservations) than a right winger.  … Continue reading

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Servility and freedom

With the Republican party leaderless and in backbiting disarray following its destruction by the ideologically incoherent George W. Bush, Democrats are apparently eager to join the hara-kiri brigade. What looked like smooth coasting to the 2010 election has now become … Continue reading

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Not our kind of people

I’ve been puzzling a bit over the last 12 months: my de-conversion from a Democratic voting stalwart into a dyed in the wool conservative, the birth of the PUMA’s and their subsequent decline and fragmentation, misogyny in the media, the … Continue reading

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Escape from Massa’s plantation…

I have finally escaped the plantation!! After a harrowing journey along a figurative underground railroad, I am finally free.  Free to succeed or to fail.  To live or to die.  Free to support or criticize.  I am finally free from … Continue reading

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