Tagged: Al Sharpton

How do you feel?

Hubris: when a man who doesn’t have a son (Al Sharpton) lectures one who does (Bill de Blasio).

The Republican Party is ungovernable.

Once upon a time (the 1980s), critics said theory killed the study of literature. Could it be that theology kills the study of religion?

Is it really news in 2014 that “enhanced interrogation” was used in 2003/4 and is torture?

Let’s pretend

So Al Sharpton was a participant in anti-Mafia COINTELPRO.

Stephen Colbert is a great hire to replace Letterman. I would have preferred Sarah Silverman.

George W. Bush’s paintings are worthy of the Prinzhorn Collection.

Brendan Eich and Mozilla redux: There is no free speech in the corporate world only profitable and unprofitable speech. Unpopular speech is unprofitable (unless it can be monetized as per Donald Trump). The bottom line trumps the freedom of expression.

Same-sex marriage redux: The State of Utah has abandoned the “empirical evidence” it mustered against same-sex marriage. I think the Anti position will eventually boil down to its core irrational bias. There is neither a reasonable basis for, nor a compelling state interest in, a ban on marriage between two freely consenting adults.