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Obama honors Martin Luther King at Washington church

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama celebrated the legacy of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. with his family on Sunday, clapping and swaying to the boisterous strains of “Amazing Grace” at a historic Washington D.C. Baptist church. On the eve of the holiday marking King’s birthday, the…

Watch: Cornel West arrested with ‘Occupy D.C.’ in front of Supreme Court

Dr. Cornel West was one of 18 people with “Occupy D.C.” who were arrested on the steps of the Supreme Court last weekend, in solidarity with “Occupy Wall Street” and to mark the date during the dedication of the Martin Luther King, Jr. memorial. As protesters were peacefully demonstrating, West…

Hiding behind the “free market” is just cowardly

G.D. takes a look at the argument that the “free market” would have neatly solved the problem of segregation if those impatient civil rights people had just waited it out. G.D. tackles a writer at Human Events for this, but this argument is sadly more mainstream than that. It was…

Whitey McWhiterson, Sam, And Their Pal Darko Black, Who Is, Ironically, White

Below is a photo from TaniaGail, taken at the 8/28 “I Don’t Have A Dream” Rally. Jim Treacher, on behalf of all tolerant conservatives everywhere, posts a list of news articles talking about the startling whiteness of the rally, followed by the single most predictable line in the history of…

This Summer’s Reasons To Avoid Townhalls

Remember a year ago, when the world was simpler? Children were younger, the air was fresher, morons were out in your local VA hall screaming their fucking heads off about how the President was going to inject them with AIDS just so that they would have to get off their…

We Must All Unite Against Unity

Arizona just banned ethnic studies classes from their public schools. Now, some might say, “Oh, they didn’t ban all ethnic studies classes from schools, just the ones that promote ethnic solidarity or resentment.” That would be totally cool, except that the bill as passed is so vague that you pretty…

Birthdays Was The Worst Days

I’m sorry, but I’m obsessed with Big Hollywood. Andrew Breitbart managed to assemble the ur-wingnut site, and then focus every single contributor on the most inane topic imaginable – their own victimization at the hands of people who entertain intentionally. It’s like assembling the greatest minds of the Renaissance to…

Gay Is Apparently The New White Male Christian

So, apparently, Republicans are having their coming out party in Hollywood. When I look upon the faces of these oppressed, who you may recognize from such blockbusters as Transformers, X-Men: The Last Stand and Live Free or Die Hard, I can only think about how they, like gays and lesbians,…

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