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February 7th, 2019 - 10:26 am § in America, Hypocrisy, Jefferson

THE VIRGINIA SCANDALS: Will the Real Hamilton Please Now Stand UP?

IMAGINE IF A REVERED FIGURE IN GOVERNMENT WAS FOUND TO HAVE BEEN A SLAVE OWNER While our dysfunctional society quarrels over whether the current, liberal governor of Virginia may have once worn black face, Broadway celebrates a fairy tale musical, HAMILTON. Fact is that Lin-Manuel Miranda got Alexan[...]

January 21st, 2019 - 2:47 am § in Jefferson, Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Quotes of the Founders

“In every country and in every age, the priest has been hostile to liberty. He is always in alliance with the despot, abetting his abuses in return for protection to his own. It is error alone that needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself.” ~Founding Father Thomas Jefferson, in[...]

January 20th, 2019 - 10:18 am § in America, Hypocrisy, Jefferson

When the Lawyer is A Jew, a Woman and a Muscogee American

So often, scholarly inquiries into the lives of Native people focus on the past. Very few books are written about the intellectual lives of Native people or the future of Native people. I would like to be part of developing a field of “Mvskoke Studies”––which would parallel other areas of in[...]

January 11th, 2019 - 10:25 pm § in Jefferson, Politics, world

A Cuban View of America

The United States is an oligarchy, not a democracy The country that presents itself as a universal model of democracy does not meet the basic standards of a system in which the majority makes decisions[...]

October 24th, 2018 - 12:00 pm § in America, Bill of Rights, Hypocrisy, Jefferson

An Immigration Plan Based on American Opportunity

The Trumpies have demonized immigrants to the point where comparisons to Nazi Germany are all too real.  That fomenting of hatred obscures the real need for a functional immigration policy that addresses America’s tradition as the land of opportunity, Here is my plan:  1. Felonize illegal em[...]

October 21st, 2018 - 1:00 am § in Bill of Rights, Jefferson

Freedom of speech is not an academic value.

Whether it is a department, a college, a dean, a provost, a learned-journal editor, it is the business of the university to silence voices, not to license them indifferently. Like everyone else these days, I’ve been reading and thinking about what’s happening on campuses when invited speakers ar[...]

October 11th, 2018 - 10:58 am § in America, Donald Trump, Hypocrisy, Jefferson, Politics, Repugnants

Is Kushner’s Tie to Muhamud ibn Salman a Kosher Deal?

Killed Under The American Don, his son in law, Jared Kushner has created an alliance between Bibi Netanyahu and  the most extreme conservative forces in the Arab world … led by the  crown prince of Saudi Arabia. I Now this alliance between Trump, Muhamud and Netanyahu has done something too[...]

October 11th, 2018 - 9:55 am § in Bill of Rights, Foreign Affairs, Hypocrisy, Jefferson

University of Michigan Censors Faculty For Free Speech on Palestine

UM to evaluate faculty duties to students after Israel letter controversy Kim Kozlowski, The Detroit News (Photo: University of Michigan) In the wake of controversies that have touched University of Michigan Jewish students, President Mark Schlissel published an open letter to the community on Wedn[...]

October 3rd, 2018 - 10:37 am § in Donald Trump, Jefferson, Repugnants

We may have already had a putsch

We may have already had a putsch Politico portrays a highly orchestrated effort by the Federalist society to BECOME THE DEEP STATE! The issue in Politico is whether Trump and the GOP have so undermined the FBI that there can be no “impartial” investigation of Brett Kavanaugh. PolticoR[...]

September 27th, 2018 - 12:56 am § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs, Jefferson

The question is can China and America avert turning into plutocracies? 

The alternative to rule by the wealthy   Despite the ignorance of Trumpies who equate socialism with the oligarchies of Stalin and Mao or the ignorance of lefties who think money can just be distributed democratically, we have known since the 19th century and Marx, that the good life of a society [...]