The Republic of T.

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February 21, 2014
by terrance
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Clarence Thomas, Jordan Davis, And America’s “Sensitivity” About Race, Pt. 2

Even before Michael Dunn encountered Jordan Davis and his friends, he was primed to see young black men as dangerous “thugs” that should be eliminated, and empowered by right-wing culture to believe he had the absolute right to do so. Continue reading

February 20, 2014
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Clarence Thomas, Jordan Davis, And America’s “Sensitivity” About Race, Pt. 1

Clarence Thomas says that Americans are too sensitive about race. The killing of Jordan Davis, and a jury’s failure to convict his killer, speaks volumes about the true state of America’s racial sensitivity, and indifference to the lives of young black men. Continue reading

February 17, 2014
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Digest for February 17th

Here are some of the people writing about some of the stuff I wish I had time to write about, for February 17th from 10:19 to 10:24: Michael Sam Didn’t Get Here on His Own – Before Michael Sam was … Continue reading

February 12, 2014
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The First Openly Gay Eagle Scout May Soon Be Out Of Scouting

As of  Monday night, a Scout is trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly,courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful, thrifty,brave, clean, reverent, gay, and can even achieve the rank of Eagle Scout. Unbeknownst to me, sometime last night Boy Scout Troop 52 announced that 17-year-old Pascal Tessier … Continue reading

February 12, 2014
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Steer Clear of South Carolina

South Carolina governor Nikki Haley supports guns policy where no permit or training is necessary. Great. We already live in society where you can now be shot for texting in movie theater, playing your music too loud at a gas … Continue reading