A misunderstood relationship: Shirley Sherrod, the dog whistle from the far right and 22 statistics that explain the demise of the American middle class.
A preface to this post: There are so many titles and directions this post could go in. I’m almost tempted to title this post “The New Southern Strategy” or the ‘New Compromise of 1877” and talk about how historical events serve as the backdrop to what the far right is doing now in going after … Continue reading
In a previous post, I mentioned that I thought the far right was well organized with message control. I’m going to have to back away from that statement and qualify it by saying that “some” of them are. Based on what I’m reading, it appears that there are several factions of the Tea Party with … Continue reading
There’s been a relentless attempt to goad African-Americans into an angry response on a number of fronts and the Tea Party’s Mark Williams’ satirical letter to Lincoln from the NAACP is the latest installment in this effort. This bait that is being hung out there by far right wing should be ignored, but unfortunately the … Continue reading