Tag Archives: Black Lives Matter

Heroes and Hypocrites

Juneteenth, June 19, 1865. President Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation finally became a reality when the last slaves were set free in Texas. It’s not surprising that the annual celebration of “Juneteenth” began there, or that it eventually bloomed into a national … Continue reading

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Clarification with Raspberry

So my post yesterday (Artsy Liberals?) succeeded in offending people on both ends of the political spectrum! And as a result, a small rash of un-follows followed (I’m currently applying a topical ointment for the rash). Amusingly, both conservatives and liberals thought I … Continue reading

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Artsy Liberals?

Yesterday my wife and I attended an art gallery opening, watched an experimental theatre production and marched downtown with Black Lives Matter protesters. “Oh, no!” I snorted. “We’ve turned into artsy, liberal white people!” My wife chuckled. But is it true?  … Continue reading

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