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You’re Guilty

September 16, 2014

So it is written, there are two categories of sin: sin by omission and sin by commission. They’re both deplorable. You can debate it until the end of time which is worse, but in the end, sin is still sin. I call it a sin that Americans—especially those born and raised in Washington, DC—the nation’s […]

Do A Mandela

December 13, 2013

I’ve watched with a jaundiced eye contorted attempts by America’s elite class to reconcile its transparent contradictions between morality and exceptionalism.  They just spent a week praising Nelson Mandela who passed from this life last week.  Good for him…because seeing these disingenuous shivs makes me want to puke. The talk has been about the greatness […]

Romanticizing Mandela

June 26, 2013

The Other Side of the Tracks: A Socially Speaking commentary by Perry Redd   The watch is on as former South African President Nelson Mandela’s reaches his twilight. Mandela is now in critical condition and the end is near. Mandela’s condition worsened in the past 24 hours.  We know what time it is. Humanly, we prepare […]