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April 24th, 2022 - 11:18 pm § in Politics, Racism, Schools & Colleges

Don’t tell her systemic racism doesn’t exist

Tracey Meares is wicked smart. She was the top student of her high school class, then earned a B.S. in engineering from the University of Illinois, and a J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School. After college and law school, she clerked for a federal appellate judge, worked as a federal trial[...]

April 24th, 2022 - 4:13 pm § in Democrats, Politics, Racism

Why you’ve gotta read candidate biographies

“Trucker Randy” Bishop is well-known in northern Michigan politics. The ex-felon hosts a rightwing radio show, is an outspoken promoter of gun rights (for ex-felons, too?), and was kicked off Facebook, a badge of honor in his circles (details here). Now he’s running for state sena[...]

April 24th, 2022 - 2:44 pm § in Politics

Trucker convoy drives into ambush

I’m against political violence in any form, even egg throwing, but as a Vietnam veteran I gotta say their point man is incompetent. Led ’em straight into a trap. He should’ve known they’d get a Ukrainian Welcome in Oakland. But, Raw Story says, “According to CB radio ca[...]

April 24th, 2022 - 1:30 pm § in Misc., Politics

Arthur A. Allen is the deep state

Writer Michael Lewis (profile here) describes what he does: “[W]e had our government shutdown in December 2018 and … I asked for a list of people who’d been sent home …. It was not a random sample of federal employees. It was federal employees who’d been nominated for one of th[...]