racism

Honoring His Name and Legacy: Emmett Till

Honoring His Name and Legacy: Emmett Till

Sunday would have been the 80th birthday of Emmett Till, who at 14 was kidnapped, whipped, mutilated and murdered by white supremacist thugs in Mississippi in an act so savage it helped spark the civil rights movement.

The Demise of the Fairness Doctrine and the Rise of Hate and Racism

The Demise of the Fairness Doctrine and the Rise of Hate and Racism

Once the Fairness Doctrine was repealed in 1987 we saw the flood gates of “hate” broadcasting open, with Rush Limbaugh in 1988. And with the advent of the Internet and the ability to “broadcast” over the net, many more crackpots took to spouting all manner of insanity for profit.

Senator John Cornyn — The Canary in the Republican Coal Mine

Senator John Cornyn — The Canary in the Republican Coal Mine

Today, Texas Republican Senator John Cornyn exploded nationally on Twitter, after tweeting a quote from The New York Times saying that instead of stopping illegal immigration, President Joe Biden has “emphasized the humane treatment of immigrants, regardless of their legal status.”

The Fallacy of Blaming “Both Sides”

The Fallacy of Blaming “Both Sides”

People have a natural tendency to seek balance, and most of us would rather stand aside from a conflict than jump into it. One way to do that is to choose not to take sides. Sometimes that’s the right thing to do, sometimes it isn’t.

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