If only we treated voting like we do allergy medication

On Thursday, November 3, I went to Target to pick up some non-drowsy 24-hour allergy medication. Even though it was over the counter medication, I had to give the pharmacist my drivers license. She then scanned it into a computer so that it could be entered into a national database. The drug contains pseudoephedrine, one … Continue reading “If only we treated voting like we do allergy medication”

If #BlackLivesMatter is peaceful, what’s with the fists?

Shaun King, civil rights activist and senior justice writer for the New York Daily News posted a tweet about Black Lives Matter. Peaceful movement? Notice the three tribble looking things after the Black Lives Matter hashtag? That’s the official Twitter emoji for Black Lives Matter. Type #BlackLivesMatter in your tweet, Twitter adds the emoji. The emoji … Continue reading “If #BlackLivesMatter is peaceful, what’s with the fists?”

Henry Rollins is wrong about two Americas

LA Weekly published an article written by former Black Flag frontman Henry Rollins where he engages in virtue signalling on race in America, claiming that there is a white America and a black America. From the article: If white America experienced a fraction of what black America deals with regarding law enforcement, incarceration, the court … Continue reading “Henry Rollins is wrong about two Americas”

We have a police incompetence problem

On July 5th, two Baton Rouge police officers shot and killed Alton Sterling who was selling dvds in front of a convenience store. Cellphone video captured the incident. Mr. Sterling was black. The two officers who killed him seem to be white. It’s pretty clear from watching the videos that the two cops aren’t good … Continue reading “We have a police incompetence problem”

If you have a problem with the Redskins' name or mascot, I have some advice for you

The Washington Redskins went to Minnesota to play the Vikings this past Sunday and they did what they do best: they lost. The final score was 29 to 26. Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III made his triumphant return in the losing effort and played fairly well, considering the amount of rust he has acquired sitting … Continue reading “If you have a problem with the Redskins' name or mascot, I have some advice for you”