Trayvon Martin was tested for drugs and alcohol, post-mortem. The man who shot him, Robert Zimmerman, was not. [P]olice seemed to accept Zimmerman’s account at face value that night and … Continue Reading Why test the victim for drugs but not his shooter?
That question begets another: How do police fail to file charges when an unarmed teen is shot for apparently no other reason than his appearance? SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — Calls … Continue Reading ‘How can you claim self-defense and you are the aggressor?’
Fresh Loaf’s Gwynedd Stuart expresses some sympathy for Luis Rivera, the obviously contrite Gwinnett County math teacher forced to resign for crafting some rather ignorant word problems. Rivera’s 20-question homework … Continue Reading This post may require counseling
From Michaelmoore.com, via Andrew Sullivan: Penn State Riots About White Men Not Liking to Be Held Accountable By Mike Elk Can’t have a scandal without some guilt-ridden white guy inserting … Continue Reading Stupidest reax to Penn State scandal
So now Rick Perry is to blame for the “unconscionable, racially stereotypical attack” launched against Herman Cain? Rush Limbaugh’s words, not mine. Apparently the Texas governor can’t handle an “independent, … Continue Reading Is Rick Perry a racist?
Rush Limbaugh has become the Bizarro Farrakhan, seeing racism at every turn. The only victims, of course, are whites and Herman Cain. “Politico and the mainstream media has launched an … Continue Reading Professional race baiter decries ‘unconscionable racially charged attack’
Herman Cain, asked Sunday about Rick Perry’s lease of a piece of land that features a rock marking it as “N*****head,” said “I think that it shows a lack of … Continue Reading Herman Cain and the ‘conservative anti-anti-racism’
In the ‘Hot Topics’ segment on “The View” this morning, the ladies discussed a Washington Post story about a rock with the word “Niggerhead” written on it at the gated … Continue Reading In defense of a double standard
I endure Helmet Head “interview” so-called therapist and megalomaniac Dr. Laura so you don’t have to. That, and the cheap hathos. Of course she played the victim. Somehow her enemies … Continue Reading The epidemic of conservative victimhood
O’Brien asked James if race played a role in the backlash. “I think so, at times,” James said. “There’s always a race factor.” Racism will always be with us, and … Continue Reading Only a racist who hates kids would call LeBron James arrogant
(link) That sentence alone should indicate we’ve made substantial progress on race, though, as fearful whites scurry to play to victim, we’ve got a long way to go. But not … Continue Reading A white liberal scolds a black president for being too white
The Shirley Sherrod story is about over. The president has apologized, Sherrod was offered a new job with the FDA and Andrew Breitbart has been exposed as a weasel. But … Continue Reading As the Sherrod story winds down, conversations about race should continue