Where is the Justice for the Black Boy in America?

The verdict in the George Zimmerman trail has added to the question which has been going back and forth in our legal system since the days of Reconstruction. The question: What is the value of the Black boy in America? George Zimmerman being found not guilty I believe, has sent a … Continue reading

Dizzy’s Ten Post Round-Up

I slept the day away in hopes that I would feel better, but, today’s Ten Post Round-Up tells me I probably should crawl back into bed: 1: Shameful: US servicewomen more likely to be raped by fellow soldiers than killed by enemy fire… At War With Ourselves: Battling Sexual Violence … Continue reading

Waffles or Questions?

Barack Obama apparently would rather eat his waffles than answer questions from the traveling press corps: As Sen. Hillary Clinton was preparing to campaign here today, Sen. Barack Obama was meeting with voters at a diner and apparently pretty hungry. “Why can’t I just eat my waffle?” he said, when … Continue reading

Beyond The Pale

Jill at Feministe explains: Oh for the love of God.  This is really beyond the pale. And really, if the “What election sexism?” Democrats can’t see how over-the-top this is, I don’t really know what to say. Progressives should be better than this. I’m so sick of this sexism crap… … Continue reading

Confidential To Obama: Sorry, There Is No “Gay Agenda”

In a recent interview with The Advocate, this is what Barack Obama had to say about a former professor of his: “He was a wonderful guy. He was the first openly gay professor that I had ever come in contact with, or openly gay person of authority that I had … Continue reading

Discernment: Which Candidate has it and why is it important?

Discernment is the quality of being able to grasp what is obsure; the power to see what is not evident to the average mind; the act of exhibiting keen insight and good judgment; the keenness and accuracy of mental vision; the capacity of tracing out minute distinctions. Certainly this is one of … Continue reading

Kathleen Kennedy Townsend: Clinton has ‘grit’ to lead

Tomorrow voters will cast their votes in the Pennsylvania primary and then it’s on to Indiana and North Carolina. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend was stumping in South Bend for Hillary on Sunday. She answered some questions for the South Bend Tribune after and event at St. Mary’s College. Here’s a couple of … Continue reading

McCain Better Than Bush?

Oy… I’m sorry, but I simply can not believe that Barack Obama went there today: “You have a real choice in this election. Either Democrat would be better than John McCain,” Obama said to cheers from a rowdy crowd in central Pennsylvania. Then he said: “And all three of us would … Continue reading