As American history goes, the ugly head of racism showing up never surprises me. At this stage of.my life, I wait for it to enter. The 50th Super Bowl is as good a place as any. The old character of these United States are as in play today as it was when I was born […]
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The Other Side of the Tracks: A Socially Speaking commentary October 9, 2012 By Perry Redd I’m not sure when the right time is to scrutinize the person will be my face to the rest of the world, but now might be it. With less than four weeks to go until we elect our next […]
I truly believe that lawmakers and law enforcers should be held to the highest degree of scrutiny and accountability. Ethics panels and oversight investigations are fully necessary to ensure that our interests, as taxpayers and citizens, are protected and that those we select and elect aren’t abusing the power we hand to them. The current investigations into wrongdoing and allegations are commendable, on it’s face. But what I’ve noticed is that white people do now wrong. Is that right? White people “do no wrong?” From the apparent congressional ethics investigations happening right now, I’m right.
Can you believe the depths to which the neo-conservative right will sink to? Just when you thought they could go no lower, like a Limbo pole, they lower the bar. Christian evangelist Franklin Graham, the son of Billy Graham, chose to jump directly into the conversation about President Obama’s religion. And let’s take a look at the faith: if Obama was to accept Jesus Christ as his “personal savior,” the way Christians believe one must in order to claim the faith, then why is it that he is still a Muslim to them? Simply because, that’s what they want. Nevermind what he said, never mind the facts.