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Think about that

In his most recent harangue against the Black Lives Matter movement titled ” Madison can smell Baltimore’s Smoke ” the caustically and faux avuncular David Blaska sings the praises of the Baltimore mother caught on camera swatting her teenage son in an effort to keep him from joining the riots. Blaska writes that the woman, […]

Brave New Films: Racism Is Real

Given the protesting taking place in Baltimore right now, I thought this was worth sharing.

If you’re interested, you can click here to sign Brave New Films’ pledge to fight racism.

A Redneck Can Dream

I’ll warn you up front that this probably isn’t safe for work due to a whole lotta cussin’ going on, but this is one of the most inspiring rants I’ve ever seen on Youtube. For years my wife and I have been trying to convince Wisconsin Democrats that the white working class isn’t who we […]

Press Release About Alderman Dudzik from Milwaukee Common Council UPDATE

If you haven’t heard about the cultural and societal obscenities spewed out by Milwaukee Alderman Joe Dudzik, you can follow the spoor trail here.

But the rest of the Milwaukee Common Council decided that Alderman Dudzik wasn’t going to have the last word…and it might be pertinent to note that both street car proponents and […]

Ending Ted Cruz’s Presidential Campaign Right Here:

For the past seven or eight years we’ve been told that an American male born to an American mother and a foreign born father in a foreign country is ineligible to be President of the United States. Without the largesse of Mr. Donald Trump, few of us would know this simple fact about America.


GOP continues to support #3 House Republican who spoke at white supremacist event

Well isn’t this awkward?!? House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA), the #3 Republican in the U.S. House, has Speaker John Boehner’s (R-OH) “full confidence as our Whip,” according to a statement put out by Boehner’s office. That’s despite the fact that Scalise spoke at a white supremacist event in 2002.

This sentiment is echoed […]

ThinkProgress: Why Racism Is A Public Health Issue

This is a must-read considering what’s been going on in our country (and our own backyard) lately. Obviously, deeply ingrained racial inequality has a wide range of consequences here in the United States. Some of them, like issues of criminal justice and voting rights, are perhaps more starkly evident than others. But racial divides also […]

Day Late Thursday Music: Michael Franti – Same As It Ever Was ( Start Today )

This is fantastic. What a song and video.

A Cop Who Gets It

Richmond California Police Chief Chris Magnus drew the ire of his police union recently when he joined a rally in protest of the New York City grand jury decision to not indict the officer who killed Eric Garner and held a sign that read ” Black Lives Matter “.

Magnus was featured recently in […]

That’s a lot of people

Check out this time lapse video of the Millions March in New York City; people marching against police violence in communities of color. That’s a whole lotta folks.