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David F

Good Slave-Owners

A little bit of a disturbing¬†story by Margaret Biser on Vox¬†about her experiences as a tour guide on a former slave-owning plantation. Even visitors to a plantation famous for how slaves built it and operated it don't want to hear about how slavery was not…

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David F

Law of the Land?

A Supreme Court decision is the Law of the Land, unless Christian bigots dislike what the court says. The Attorney General of Texas, Ken Paxton, probably doesn't really give a damn who marries whom.  But he's no stranger to what works in Texas politics, and…

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David F

In Touch with Reality

+Citizens Fed Up posted this meme, and asked, "How can these Republican Candidates be so out of touch with reality??" The answer is, they are not out of touch with reality.  They are in touch with this reality: their only remaining constituency (not counting billionaires and…

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David F

Ho-hum, Another Mass Shooting

Nine dead inside a black church in Charleston, SC when a white twenty-something walked in and opened fire in what even a South Carolina police spokesman is calling a "hate crime."  You know the racism has to flow pretty thick before it comes to that.

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