Donald Trump is a disgusting man. His latest deplorable action comes in the form of his executive order that effectively bans Muslim immigration to the United States. You can read it for yourself here, but I thought I would give a few of my annotated thoughts about it as well. By the authority vested in […]Read more "Why Trump’s Ban on Muslims is Truly Deplorable"
Perhaps I can’t answer that question. I can say that several million people clearly felt like they, their loved ones, and our communities needed it. I can also tell you who doesn’t need the Women’s March, or any other movement for equality. Powerful, wealthy elites like the Donald don’t need it. Nor does Matt Walsh, “Christian” […]Read more "Who Needs the Women’s March?"
Cory Booker has been considered a rising star on the left for years now. He is bright, engaging, and forceful. Before the ink was dry on Hillary Clinton’s loss to Donald Trump, people had already started floating his name as a potential nominee in 2020. In fact, I posted something to that effect halfway through […]Read more "Political Purity: The (White) Left’s Cory Booker Problem"
When Meryl Streep was awarded the Cecil B. DeMille Award at last weekend’s Golden Globes she decided to use her acceptance speech as a platform to endorse diversity and to criticize President-elect Donald Trump for playing to the worst elements of his base. She led off by describing the diverse backgrounds of various actors in […]Read more "Who is a Real American?"
I know the white working class. I grew up in a family where this title was worn both as a badge of honor and a symbol of strength. My community was about as working-class as they come– Lima is among the poorest, least educated, and the most hard-scrabble places you’ll find in the United States. […]Read more "Sorry, White Working-Class Apologists: Not Viewing Racism or Sexism as a Deal-Breaker Makes You Racist and Sexist"