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The Obama Paradox

The Obama Paradox

I’ve gotten some grief lately over critical comments I’ve made about President Obama. Folks reference a piece I wrote a while back about why I was a supporter of Obama’s candidacy in the last election, calling on other racial justice advocates who were critical of his first term to join me. Why, folks now ask, […]

Why “Redistribution” is a Dirty Word to Republicans

Socialism

Sorry, I couldn’t resist this bit of right wing propaganda. I wish this was an indication that they’re totally out of touch, but, alas, no. In fact, they’re just about in touch with control of the presidency and both houses of Congress. “Redistributionist,” according to Merriam-Webster, is a term coined in 1961 specifically to refer […]