That Time When Capitalism Beat Racism’s Butt

R.I.P. Sears by baldilocks A great epitaph for an old friend. Monday’s announcement that Sears would file for bankruptcy and close 142 stores came as little surprise to anyone who has followed the retail giant’s collapse in recent years. Still, the news inspired a wave of nostalgia for a company that sold an ideal of … Continue reading That Time When Capitalism Beat Racism’s Butt

Haley Barbor’s real crime: “We paid more attention to the girls than to King”

Ah 2011 is only 10 days or so away, so tis the season to hit one of the most qualified republicans in the likely field as racist: The Citizens’ Councils were, right in the state of Mississippi where Barbour is from, the respectable face of white supremacist political activism. Hmmm now what did Barbor say … Continue reading Haley Barbor’s real crime: “We paid more attention to the girls than to King”