The Circular Logic of Systemic Racism

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Last week, ex-police officer Derek Chauvin was convicted of second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter. The evidence on the murder charges was weak; the evidence on manslaughter was significantly …

The President Unmasked

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“He’s smiling while he steamrolls.” That’s the way former Democratic Party Chairman Howard Dean recently summed up the governing strategy of the Biden administration. From abortion to racial politics, to …

Frisco Foibles; Fiduciary Duty; SOTU 1.0

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Good morning, it’s Wednesday, April 28, 2021. Joseph R. Biden delivers his first State of the Union address tonight, although in a president’s first year in office these speeches are …

More Proof That Democrats Prefer Their Moderates

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A U.S. House special election in Louisiana just delivered victory to another Democratic moderate. Troy Carter defeated Karen Carter Peterson, who ran well to his left. Both candidates are state …

Apportionment; Bipartisan Reform? U.S. Grant

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Good morning, it’s Tuesday, April 27, 2021. Ulysses Grant was born 199 years ago today. It is a measure of his presidency that even the official White House website lauds …

Margaret Sanger Was Not a Racist

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The president of Planned Parenthood, Alexis McGill Johnson, last week announced in a New York Times op-ed a change in the organization’s treatment of its founder, the pioneering birth control …

Caitlyn Jenner running for California governor

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The former Olympic gold medalist and transgender activist is working with former Trump aides. The former Olympic gold medalist and transgender activist is working with former Trump aides. Read full …

Failures to Distinguish

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How many people have died unjustly and unseen, out of mind and now forgotten by all but those who love them? It is a question we should ask in light …