Daily Prompt: Seriousness

via Daily Prompt: Seriousness I am beginning to doubt the seriousness of Americans that say they want to stop Trump. Yes – I said it. I don’t believe the Democrats. I don’t believe the so-called moderate members of the GOP. I don’t believe the women. I don’t believe the black people. I don’t believe the […]

Daily Prompt: Cling

via Daily Prompt: Cling So my favorite Internet provocateur, Jill Is Black, has this really smart video about “the revolution” in which she skewers those black people that imagine themselves in be in the cultural vanguard for using respectability politics–which are really just a set of behavioral expectations black people have compiled based on how […]

With Her or Against Ourselves

It pains me to have to say this, but I have to say it because I believe it, top to bottom. The fallout from this “hot mic” Trump scandal isn’t going to lead him to drop out of the Presidential race. It won’t lose him a significant number of male voters, and it won’t stop him […]

The Lesser of Two (D)Evils

There is a saying: “Better the devil you know . . .” It’s an old saying, and older people tend to say it. “Better the devil you know” than some unbeknownst evil. Younger people, when they hear older people say this–when they’re issued this warning–hear complacency, not caution. “Why any devil?” they demand to know. “Why can’t we hold […]