Yelling Fire (Yelling Racism)

image I‘m sitting here relaxing after a enjoyable day with my family on Christmas.   I’ve written a number of things that I’ve put on the “shelf” for one reason or another and since it’s the day after Christmas and I’m feeling too lazy to read my blog and news feeds, I figure I’ll just grab one off the shelf for this particular blog entry. The classic example of the abuse of free speech is generally... Read More

Asian students accuse black students of racism at South Philadelphia High School

A story out of Philadelphia.  Asian students at South Philadelphia High have got the school board under pressure to do something about violence after being set upon by African-American students.  They’re currently boycotting by not attending classes until the board can assure their safety.  Apparently they’ve had to contend with racial epithets and attacks on their persons by unruly thugs. There comes a time when we as African-Americans... Read More

Gates 911 Caller Press Conference

After Obama has arranged for Gates and Crowley to have a Happy Hour at the White House, what else is there to discuss about this?  Well apparently, the 911 Caller has retained an attorney.  She appeared with her attorney earlier at a press conference and and nearly teared up on a few occasions during it.   I’m wondering if she’s preparing to sue someone.  Given the litigious nature of our society, the question is a valid one to... Read More

The Henry Gates Incident

It’s certainly been a rather interesting few days here with the arrest of Harvard professor  Henry L. Gates and the attendant accusations of racial profiling and racism being leveled at the Cambridge MA police department as a result.  Here are a few of my observations: Winning a war starts with choosing your battlefield.  Choosing to go to war on the battlefield chosen by the other guy almost ensures that you will lose mainly because he knows... Read More

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