For Trayvon Martin. And for the countless number of black people who have been denigrated, abused, physically assaulted, mentally traumatized, and murdered by police, I am making a change. If there is ever a need for an additional layer (or layer) of clothing (beyond my typical t-shirt) due to colder weather, my top layer will […]Read More The Man In…The Hoodie?
Radiolab and the Tampa Bay Times have partnered to release a 2 part report entitled Shots Fired. It’s an examination by well meaning and professional journalists on the causes behind police shootings. I’ve listened to it. I didn’t have to. I’ll save you some time watching it. This is why pigs shoot people: cops are […]Read More White People Discover Why Police Shoot
When I was a much younger man, the Dallas Cowboys were a very successful football team. They won 3 Super Bowls in 4 years, a then record accomplishment. I thoroughly enjoyed living vicariously through their accomplishments. I was a BIG fan. But then, in probably the first in a nearly endless series of asinine decisions, […]Read More Goodbye Old Friend
I like Kanye’s music. The last album I listened to was Yeezus. Even with music artists I like, I get bored and need to not listen to them for a minute. I don’t know why I mentioned that; it’s not really relevant to this post. I guess I could be admitting I’m biased since I […]Read More Kanye West Was Right
The NFL “solved” its nasty little PR player problem by allowing players who have an issue with respecting and standing for the national anthem to stay off the field until it is completed. This saves them the headache of irritating reporters publishing stories about players actually employing their constitutional rights and also allows those same […]Read More Fuck The NFL