Monthly Archives: May 2015

My response to a put-down of poor people.

Ray Texas 1 hour ago The fact of the matter is that a lot of poor people are poor because they are lazy, use drugs and make extremely bad decisions, like quitting school or having children they are not prepared … Continue reading

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The murder of Walter Scott

The ease and immediacy with which the police officers acted in tandem to camouflage the cold-bloodedness of this murder was, to me, the most chilling aspect of all. Those officers ought to face charges of ‘after-the-fact’ aiding and abetting. It’s … Continue reading

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Lynching: the myth, the denial, the reality

See below Charles Blow’s excellent article in the New York Times about Baltimore demonstrations. Below that is a response from Tina Trent, a reader of that article. Below that is my response to Trent. ———————————————————————————————— ‘Lynch Mob’: Misuse of Language … Continue reading

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