The State of Missouri Got What It Wanted. All I Got Was a Case of the Sadz.

It took three and a half million minutes last night for the DA to slip in the words "no bill" somewhere. I'm still not even 100% sure where. He bullshit through a plethora of explanations of why this is a purely rational result, even though a no bill, particularly where there is so much conflicting … Continue reading The State of Missouri Got What It Wanted. All I Got Was a Case of the Sadz.

SCOTUS and the Voting Rights Act

There was a lot I was going to say about the Supreme Court's holding in Shelby County v. Holder, the case gutting the heart of the Voting Right Act of 1965 by invalidating the preclearance provisions and pre-existing coverage formulas of the Act. You know, things about the gall of Roberts, Scalia, Kennedy, Thomas, and … Continue reading SCOTUS and the Voting Rights Act

Abigail Fisher and Their Ilk Need a Lesson in Humility

I have made no secret over the years how I feel about entitled, self-important teens and "adults." The Supreme Court's decision in Fisher v. University of Texas has just brought all those old feelings to the surface.What I think about affirmative action is irrelevant to my feelings about Fisher.  The bottom line is that the … Continue reading Abigail Fisher and Their Ilk Need a Lesson in Humility

Nine Quick Thoughts (9 mms?) About Guns

Some of the utterly stupid comments I have heard lately have led me to post my thoughts on the on-going national debate about guns and gun violence. Instead of continuing to yell at my radio, television and computer screen, I'm putting some of my thoughts here. I have many more than these, but this is … Continue reading Nine Quick Thoughts (9 mms?) About Guns

Halle Berry, A Model of Feminism

You may have heard the good news: Halle Berry has proven that feminism is not dead!Oh, sorry. I realize that was confusing. After all, Halle Berry, known from flitting from one (abusive or just otherwise dysfunctional) relationship to the next, whose career heights are directly proportionate to her looks and how much boobage she flashes … Continue reading Halle Berry, A Model of Feminism