Last weekend, Donald Trump accused protesting NFL players of disrespecting the United States, and the flag, because they knelt during the singing of the national anthem. The fact the racist Commander in Chief ignored the literal point of the protest was sadly lost on many other conservatives who also lambasted Colin Kaepernick and multiple other African Americans who respectfully knelt – an act committed to speak out against the abuse perpetrated against black Americans by various police forces and other authority figures. View Post
A Post-Racial Society. People often spoke of this concept after the election of President Barack Obama. His succession solved the issue of racism in the United States. No worries anymore – one election fixed it all! The New York Times headline the day after: Racial Barrier Falls. View Post
Now in fairness, I was in his constituency on election night, but still – in Britain one votes for a party, not for the leader, for she or he can be toppled. And yet — there were Jeremy Corbyn shirts everywhere. View Post
John McCain saved the Affordable Care Act.
He gallantly marched back into DC after his diagnosis with brain cancer. He broke ranks with his Republican caucus. He voted No on “Skinny Repeal” against the behest of Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. He is a hero for all Americans now because one man ensured millions would maintain their health care.
Well. Except of course for these women View Post