Fresh from law school, I served as a Deputy Attorney General in Indiana working in criminal appeals. I defended the work of prosecutors to keep people in prison, and — on one occasion involving a man who molested and strangled a ten-year-old…
I know some of you are now footsoldiers in a growing Apoplectic Posse. The core group of you (mostly Lynyrd Skynyrd fans) enlisted as municipalities and/or protestors ripped Johnny Reb loser-traitors out of America’s public squares. But then, as Unionpresidents starting taking it in the…
What a NASCAR Noose Controversy Can Teach About Some White People's Obliviousness
As long as I can remember, I’ve been white. And during this stretch, I’ve regularly had fellow caucazoids regurgitate ludicrous-level obliviousness around how we perceive, process, and, ultimately, pontificate on the souls of Black folk.
Did the Selective Historian We Neither Need Nor Deserve Just Sell Me on Reparations for Black America?
Conservative ideologue and ideal casting choice for Carlton Banks-as-a-grandfather in any Fresh Prince revamp, Thomas Sowell, argued in 2016 that it’s absurd to hold people responsible for things that happened before their “born on” date gets stamped.
I started investigating this premise when a fanboy website recently retweeted his words…
Costco and Sam’s Club members know well the worst part of every shopping outing — the interminable queue to actually leave the damn store. One disgruntled employee bottlenecks the exit to catch a peek at your receipt and scan one of your items.
Justice Breyer Ices and Creams Notion that States Can Profit from Bill Murray’s Groundhog Day
Back in December, the Supremes got oral argument in a fascinating clash between the U.S. Congress and our fitty[i] states in a case paralleling only Freddie v. Jason in terms of public sympathy for the respective parties.