Monthly Archives: April 2014

Sterling’s non-racism

Mark NW. Seattle, Washington Pending Approval I’ve listened to Sterling’s tape twice. What gets me is not that he is a racist – there are a lot of those around. It’s that his racist thinking isn’t about race – it’s … Continue reading

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The new team of Clive Bunday and Donald Sterling

Mark Weinstein  What gets me about Clive Bundy and Donald Sterling is that they are mature, successful people who display over-the-top ignorance.  Whether racist or not, two & two still equal four – not one hundred.  And neither black people … Continue reading

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The racist rancher

Mark NW. Seattle, Washington 28 minutes ago Bundy is another flash-in-the-pan manifestation of the rottenness that is taking over the soul of America. In this instance, the Bundy situation contains: 1. Greed & hypocrisy – taking from the government when … Continue reading

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Response to someone justifying some states’ refusal to expand medicaid by citing “founding documents”.

Mark NW. Seattle, Washington Pending Approval The framers of the U.S. constitution – the writers of “founding documents” – were slave owners. Those documents can provide some guiding principles, but cannot be held sacrosanct without turning a blind eye to … Continue reading

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Re response to NYT article decrying the Supreme’s Court ending race consideration in admissions to school – effectively ending Affirmative Action.

Mark NW. Seattle, Washington Pending Approval In THEORY some of what you say may have merit. But the real truth is that the majority of the present Supreme Court are, in effect, corporate shills of the Right. Like their vote … Continue reading

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re NYT article about retired Supreme Court Justice Stephens saying the Court has taken giant steps in the wrong direction.

Mark NW. Seattle, Washington Pending Approval The argument about money being speech is as phony as the overturning of the voting-rights act is as phony as stopping voter fraud as a way to deny unsophisticated citizens the right to cast … Continue reading

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Re NYT article about the Right’s resistance to raising the minimum wage.

  When young, I believed (as did most people in America) we were the good guys in the world. That is no longer true. We know there is something terribly wrong with us – as a people and a nation. … Continue reading

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