Justified Rage In the Streets of Baltimore

Watching the local corporate news feeds and listening to the paid talking heads covering the protests in Baltimore on Saturday, one might be forgiven for thinking blocking traffic and smashing windows was somehow a greater act of violence than Baltimore¬†police murdering Freddie Gray. This summer America got a much-needed wake up call about why people… Continue reading Justified Rage In the Streets of Baltimore

Liberals and their Love of Law Enforcement

Growing up I’d always thought of being Liberal as a virtue. During the last Bush administration, it was liberals who were anti-war, who marched for peace, who demanded action on global warming, who were the backbone of the struggling labor movement. With Obama in the white house, being liberal now means making excuses for war,… Continue reading Liberals and their Love of Law Enforcement

‘Jesus Was Black And Wore A Hoodie’

Portland’s¬†second rally and march for Justice for Trayvon Martin in one week took place this weekend. His killer, George Zimmerman, walks free due to racist ‘stand your ground’ laws that have been proven to punish black people while excusing the crimes of whites. Again, good people of moral conscience¬†gathered in a beloved park to speak… Continue reading ‘Jesus Was Black And Wore A Hoodie’