Trash Picking Itself Up

Supreme Court Sides with Klan in Adopted Highway Program: “WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court let stand on Monday a ruling that the Ku Klux Klan white supremacist group can take part in Missouri’s “Adopt-A-Highway” program in which volunteers pick up trash along the road and the state puts up a sign thanking the …

The Price of Freedom

washingtonpost.com: Supreme Court Says Federal Sentencing Guidelines Not Mandatory: “The Supreme Court today declared unconstitutional a portion of the nation’s federal sentencing law and said that federal judges are no longer obligated to follow the controversial system of sentencing guidelines established by Congress in 1984. The long-awaited decision, one of the most significant rulings in …

Have Negro Will Travel

It would seem that TheStateOf.com put Armstrong on blast for that Leave No Child Left Behind stunt even with the apology. It’s shills like this that supply black conservatives with the credibility they currently enjoy.

Exploitation by the So-Called Protectors

BBC News – New York’s HIV experiment (PDF Version) This outrage had me seething, folks. What is being done to defenseless children in New York City is no different from the Tuskeegee Experiment. The city’s Administration, big pharmaceutical companies, even the Catholic Church all have a hand in this. Sometimes, I am completely flabbergasted and …

Make Love Not War

Yahoo! News – Army Defends Baghdad Battle That Left 16 Dead This article is a rare glimpse into what war is like even for those who might stand on moral high ground. War is hell. War is evil. It certainly isn’t surgery. And this is why it can never, ultimately win against terrorism. It can …

Is Jay-Z Keepin’ it Real?

Jay-Z is arguably the current King of Hip Hop music with a string of multiplatinum albums. I give much props to the brother for making it. But this success leaves me a little uneasy.