For as long as I can remember, I’ve campaigned to end the war on drugs. It’s caused increased violence, a loss of rights, and increased addiction. I’ve kept up on the “isolated incidents” resulting in the death of people and/or … Continue reading Last Words: I Can’t Breathe / Why Did You Shoot Me / It’s Not Real / Mom, I’m Going to College
Newsflash: No one actually gives a shit about racism against Native Americans. People are jumping on the anti-Redskins bandwagon and crying about how offensive the term is, and then ignoring all of the other incredibly offensive things Americans do to … Continue reading The Most Offensive Thing About the Term Redskins? Everyone Pretending to be Offended
Last week I wrote about the shooting of Kajieme Powell. Immediately after I watched the video, I started searching to see if I could find anyone else saying what I was thinking — that his actions were intentional, deliberate, and premeditated. … Continue reading Why Aren’t We Talking about Kajieme Powell?
I’ve watched the video of Kajieme Powell being shot so many times I’m starting to feel uncomfortable with myself. Can someone please explain to me what was going on? Was he trying to mimic the Brown situation to prove a point by sacrificing himself? The petty theft and display of the meaningless products on the side of the road, across from the store he just stole them from…”I’m on Facebook, Instagram, you know who I am”…the guy filming and the other guy watching…moving to his left so the people watching wouldn’t be in the line of fire. Why am I not seeing anyone else … Continue reading Was Kajieme Powell Acting as a Martyr?
…when you give him the tank, he’ll probably take your city hostage. Last night two reporters were arrested in Ferguson, MO; one from the Huffington Post and one from the Washington Post. It’s a really, really big deal — not that the … Continue reading If You Give a Cop an Assault Rifle, He’s Going to Ask for a Tank
“Are we a town of bigotry?” Yes. Applying to law school? Sending out your resume to midlevel jobs? Better purge your Facebook of all pictures of you out with your friends! Looking to work for the city of Addison? Tom Hunse … Continue reading “Are we a town of bigotry?” Yes.
Someone asked me the other day what’s wrong with Dallas — if it’s so cheap to live there, there must be some kind of catch. I didn’t know the answer then, but I sure do now. I should just forward … Continue reading Better to be Christian and Have Dementia than to be Muslim and Qualified