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“an increased tolerance for half-baked plans”

Whatever the intentions of policy leaders, this “broken system” narrative has had some serious unintended consequences. And perhaps the most obvious of those has been an increased tolerance for half-baked plans. Generally speaking, the public has a relatively high bar … Continue reading

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” a direct and lasting legacy of American slavery”

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Bit(ch) 22: Really?

Drugs, Inc.—a National Geographic Channel series on drugs, drug money, drug use, etc. No, I haven’t watched it but I have Netflix and Netflix’s images for this show…. The creepy trying-too-hard-to-look-Bad expressions on the actors’ faces I can almost handle. … Continue reading

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“he doesn’t belong.”

Rudy Giuliani Reportedly Says Obama Doesn’t ‘Love America.’ TPM, 2/19/15. Bobby Jindal On Whether Obama Loves America: It’s ‘Immaterial.’ TPM, 2/19/15. Rand Paul Has No Comment On Whether Obama ‘Loves America.’ TPM, 2/20/15. Scott Walker: ‘I Don’t Really Know’ Whether Obama Loves … Continue reading

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Bit(ch) 8: “presumed”

There’s a lot of institutionalized racism, even among the liberal crowd of tenured radicals. In fact, one of my friends, a law professor put it best: “It’s the liberal who can often have the least self-consciousness about the pain they … Continue reading

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Violence as a Continuum, Racism as a Continuum

violence, and especially abuse, are extremely difficult concepts to define. Even victims of severe violence and abuse do not always recognize it as such [52]. Not surprisingly, those who do the hitting often see their behavior as quite normal. They … Continue reading

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You, the Ass You Rode in on, and Your Lawyer Are WRONG

Though the city has declined to comment on why it won’t represent Giroir, he was heavily criticized by city officials after posting comments on WWL-TV’s website last March regarding the death of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin. “Act like a Thug … Continue reading

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Where My Foot Should Go

Sen. Joseph Biden has apologized for his comment about assumed presidential candidate and fellow senator Barack Obama: “the first mainstream African American [presidential candidate] who is articulate and bright and clean and a nice-looking guy. I mean, that’s a storybook, … Continue reading

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