Both Alabama and the nation are at a crossroads to determine whether or not we’ll come down on the right side of history.
Tag: Martin Luther King Jr.
When have the opponents of equality ever played fair?
There are patterns that have been present since this country’s founding.
He is presenting the people of Alabama with what Martin Luther King, Jr. once called ‘creative tension.’
Nothing changed after Newtown. Nothing changed after Orlando. Nothing changed after Las Vegas. Sadly, nothing will change after this: A gunman wearing all black and a ballistic vest opened fire with a rifle outside a small Baptist church in rural Texas and continued firing inside the building on Sunday, killing at least 26 people and… Read more »
The same forces that were used to fight against it in the past are once again being deployed.
Here are some words of wisdom that make me think more deeply about my assumptions.
Lunatic fringe In the twilight’s last gleaming This is open season But you won’t get too far Because you gotta blame someone For your own confusion We’re on guard this time Against your final solution –Red Rider, “Lunatic Fringe,” 1981 If they think we’re going to let Heather Heyer’s death be in vain, they’re out… Read more »
That is a foundational difference between liberals and conservatives today.
Remember Marco Gutierrez, the right-wing hack who hitched his sorry star to Donald Trump last year? Gutierrez gained infamy when he told MSNBC’s Joy Reid: My culture is a very dominant culture. It is imposing and it’s causing problems. If you don’t do something about it, you’re going to have taco trucks on every corner…. Read more »