@BlackLarryKing has had it with Piers Morgan

@BLK responds to the obsequious twat’s attacks on Larry King. #My2cents: @CNN should send @piersmorgan to the bottom of the Indiana Ocean to find that missing airplane — Black Larry King (@BlackLarryKing) May 9, 2014

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“A Fragile Trust: Plagiarism, Power and Jayson Blair at The New York Times”: A first-rate documentary about a  true sociopath reveals just how much Blair got away with while working for the paper of record. In one year alone, he had 23 corrections. Blair still seems unable to take complete responsibility for his egregious behavior. … Continue reading The Malcontent recommends …

Donald Sterling exposed more than his own ignorance

Donald Sterling is a bigot who got what he deserved. But the over-reaction to his comments reveals how fucking soft, and emotionally trigger-happy, we’ve become. For instance, an ESPN reporter said that, in first game played after Sterling’s racist musings went public, Clippers center DeAndre Jordan was in a “catatonic state.” He scored zero points … Continue reading Donald Sterling exposed more than his own ignorance

Judge him by his heroes, and his fans

According to a proclamation commemorating Confederate History Month signed by Georgia’s corrupt governor, the racist traitors who fought for the 1 percent’s right to own slaves were “great leaders.” But hey, John Rocker likes him, calling Deal “one of the top governors in all of America” after the Republican incumbent signed Georgia’s absurd “guns everywhere” … Continue reading Judge him by his heroes, and his fans

Kareem gets it right

Of course Donald Sterling is a racist asshole, but those suggesting the Clippers refuse to take the court or fans boycott their games are being ridiculous. Why should anyone but Sterling be held responsible for his ignorance? Basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar puts the Sterling imbroglio in the proper context: He was discriminating against black and … Continue reading Kareem gets it right

Self-promoting activist Dustin Lance Black is no Harvey Milk

My more successful nemesis, the Oscar-winning screenwriter of “Milk” — a phrase likely incorporated in his voicemail greeting — is fond of depicting himself as the lone voice in the wilderness, fighting for justice while others stand on the sidelines. The sun was warm and the reception from the town even warmer. I hadn’t run … Continue reading Self-promoting activist Dustin Lance Black is no Harvey Milk

It came from Alabama

TALLADEGA — Alabama Rep. Steve Hurst wants you to know he is for gun rights. The District 35 Republican from Talladega gets his message across at parades in a very unmistakable way: He uses a giant revolver as a parade float. (And a barbecue. The gun is actually not a balloon but a large barbecue … Continue reading It came from Alabama