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Nefarious Newt
A view of the world from closer to the ground.
A view of the world from closer to the ground.
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Moving Forward
A wise man once said: If you can't fly then run,
if you can't run then walk,
if you can't walk then crawl,
whatever you do keep moving forward. This is my single favorite Martin Luther King, Jr. quote. He said a great many inspiring and grand things in his ...

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Straining At Invisible Chains
There is no Emancipation Proclamation for bigotry. There is no Civil Rights Act for hatred. There is no Civil War for racism. No matter the extent of actions taken to drive out slavery and tamp down the racism behind it, it will not die. It may be strangled...

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False Flag
There is an insidious false flag operation going on in our nation. There are people and organizations who are trying to convince you that having more guns solves the problem of gun violence. Don't believe them. They perpetuate the falsehood that having a gu...

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The Importance Of The Day
It would be easy to quote Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. today. It would be easy to tie his actions and words to actions and words today. It would be easy to say what he would and would not have approved of. That's really not what today should be about. What t...

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Two Seconds
In two seconds, a photon of light travels over 372,000 miles. In two seconds, a heart at its resting rate will have beat 2-3 times. In two seconds, the worlds fastest computer performs 67,720 trillion calculations. In two seconds, an innocent Black boy died...

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Simply Murder
By now, you know here name: Sandra Bland. You know what happened to her: pulled over by a police officer, he proceeded to abuse his authority, and she wound up in jail. Then she "hung herself." --- As we reel off the litany of Black people who have lost the...

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President Lincoln Was Wrong
"A house divided against itself cannot stand." Abraham Lincoln uttered those words at the Republican State Convention in Springfield, Illinois on June 16, 1858. He was accepting the nomination of his party to run for the Senate. It was a radical speech for ...

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Unbearable Blackness
There is a suffocating wind choking us almost daily now. It whistles through poor neighborhoods and posh suburbs and city streets and country lanes, a thick, odious sirocco filled with malevolence and meanness that scours away the facade of America as world...

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His Name Was Walter Scott
He was a 50-year-old Black man. He was pulled over for having a broken tail light on his car. An officer confronted him. He broke and ran. And received 8 bullets in the back  for it. From a White police officer. The whole thing was caught on video. I won't ...

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Oafs Of Office
Any Progressive may think it's cute to poke fun at people like Ted Cruz, Rand Paul, Chris Christie, Carly Fiorina, Scott Walker, et. al., as one by one they enter the arena to do vainglorious combat to determine which of them will represent their party in t...
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