Black Lives

It’s hard being black in a white dominated world. Even though there’s a movement to dismantle a proven ideal, black lives truly don’t matter, unless they’re doing the bidding of the demons of white supremacy. But even then, they don’t matter compared to that of whites. When it comes to police, it’s obvious everytime a […]

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Vern’s Venting: Butthurt

By Lavern Merriweather: When legendary actor Jack Nicholson uttered the iconic line for his classic movie “A Few Good Men” “You can’t handle the truth!” he couldn’t have possibly known how right he was. It seems that a lot of folks in America are averse to anything resembling truth. It’s something that has become a […]

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R.I.P. Tuskegee Airman Calvin Spann

From Stars and Stripes: Calvin Jack Spann flew 26 combat missions as a Tuskegee Airman, including a marathon sortie from Italy to Berlin in 1945. After a civilian career in his native New Jersey, the groundbreaking black pilot moved to North Texas, where he often spoke to inspire younger generations. Spann, 90, died Sunday of […]

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Commentary on Kim Davis

The news has been runnin’ wild with stories about this formerly unknown county clerk named Kim Davis who made headlines because she refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. In short, the Bible says it’s wrong, she’s abiding by her religious faith, and all that jazz that right wing pseudo-Christians love to impose on […]

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The Blame Obama Syndrome

It seems like whenever something wrong happens, there’s only one person some people (mostly conservatives) will blame, and that person is President Barack Obama. ISIS? Blame Obama. Any mass shooting anywhere? Blame Obama. Natural disasters? Of course, blame Obama. As you can see it’s quite comical, if not totally sad and insane. The right has […]

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