Tag Archive for "Racism"

NBA Sued For Racism, Lack Of Diversity

  Startling allegations were released as statistical analysis showed an incredible lack of diversity in the National Basketball Association.  Current reports show that 78% of all NBA players are African American while only 17% were white, 4% Latino and 1% Asian.  (NBA)  These number are at such variance with national averages in the general population…
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Mychal Massie’s Incredibly Articulate Critique Of Obama Presidency

Mychal Massie is a respected writer and talk show host in Los Angeles.  I rarely just run stories that are simply reprints of commentary published elsewhere, but I thought that this was a particularaly compelling piece. “The other evening on my twitter, a person asked me why I didn’t like the Obama’s? Specifically I was…
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Censorship By The Politically Correct – (Pt. 2) Racism

  I did not live through the dark days of McCarthyism when there was a communist behind every bush, blacklists controlled who worked in Hollywood, liberal college professors had trouble obtaining tenure or getting published and conformity was forced down everyone’s throats in the name of “social norms,” but I guarantee you that I know…
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I’m A Pollster’s Nighmare

  Unfortunately for them, I am more than willing to talk to telemarketers and pollsters when they call my increasingly unnecessary and antiquated home phone line.  Last night I had an incredibly funny interchange with a pollster that was entirely unpremeditated.  About 9:00 p.m.  the home phone rang and after my “hello” the woman scrambled through…
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OC GOP Censors Davenport

  The executive committee of the Orange County GOP voted 12-2 today to censure Marilyn Davenport, an elected member of the Central Committee, for her transmission of a doctored photo showing a baby Obama held in the arms of two chimps.  The vote to censure was the strongest action that could have been taken by…
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Politically Sick In Orange County

  I was politically correct long before that term was ever coined.  Since childhood I believed that everyone should be treated without prejudice regardless of their skin color, their place or birth or their culture – I believed that men and women should be treated equally – I believed that everyone should have the same…
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Are Racism and Sexism OK in Orange County?

  As I toil away as a blogger, the tone and fervor of posts and comments has led me to ask a pretty basic question – are racism and sexism OK?  I always thought that the answer was absolutely no and that the civil rights movement and the women’s movement had made huge strides to…
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The Hypocrisy of the Racist Left

Before your blood gets boiling to fast, the headline of this story does not imply that the left is made up of racists.  Instead, the point is that racism in America is alive and well across the entire political spectrum even though the left generally characterizes it as the sole property of the right. In…
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Musings on the Nobel Civil Rights Movement

Despite my conservative views, I was raised in a house with two liberal parents who were actively involved in their local public employees’ union.  The Noble Civil Rights Movement (as it was always described in my house) was a frequent subject of conversation at our dinner table.  I watched my father yell in anger at…
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