Flip-Flopper: Why I’m Against Black History Month…and For It (Part 2)

by baldilocks In the first part, I expressed my ambivalence toward Black History Month; here, I mean to make the case for its necessity. The Second Mind A few months back, a person at another blog asked this question:  how has America’s slave history affected present-day black Americans? The answer sits right in front of … Continue reading Flip-Flopper: Why I’m Against Black History Month…and For It (Part 2)

Chris Cillizza Channels Jesse Myerson (or Journo-list)

I was looking at Chris Cillizza's piece in the post concerning Rand Paul and Bill Clinton some posts around it I was instantly reminded me of Robert Stacy McCain's exchanges with Jesse Myerson. The Success of Jesse Myerson's attempt to rationalize communism success is dependent on reaching a group of Salon readers who are not … Continue reading Chris Cillizza Channels Jesse Myerson (or Journo-list)

Bill Clinton As Billy Kincaid Ends and Means

Lt. Aldo Raine: Y'know... Utivich 'n myself heard that deal you made with the brass. "End the war tonight"?... I'd make that deal. How 'bout you Utivich, you make that deal? Pfc. Smithson Utivich: I'd make that deal Lt. Aldo Raine: I don't blame ya! Damn good deal! And that purty little nest you feathered … Continue reading Bill Clinton As Billy Kincaid Ends and Means