Monday November 10th: The 70th anniversary of Kristallnacht

Hatred creeps in on little steps, establishing itself like a cancer, a cell at a time. Inch after inch is surrendered until feet are gone, then yards, then more until, finally, the streets run red with blood. Every tolerated incursion becomes a foothold for hatred. Many small incursions had been taken in Germany in the early days of Hitler's despotic rule. These led to Kristallnacht. (The Night of Broken Glass). Seventy years ago, Kristallnacht occurred. ...more

Teresah, I'll proudly stand with you on this issue.  Marriage is between one man and one ... more

Racism and the race: What's white privilege got to do with it?

The latest injection of racism into the 2008 presidential campaign comes in the form of a box of waffle mix.  The box created by "Mark Whitlock and Bob DeMoss, two writers from Franklin, Tenn." depicts Barack Obama variously as an "Aunt Jemima" type character, as "wearing Arab-like headdress," and ...more

Thanks.  That helps explain some of the confusion.  Or maybe it unconfuses some of the ... more

Racism and the race: What's white privilege got to do with it?

The latest injection of racism into the 2008 presidential campaign comes in the form of a box of waffle mix.  The box created by "Mark Whitlock and Bob DeMoss, two writers from Franklin, Tenn." depicts Barack Obama variously as an "Aunt Jemima" type character, as "wearing Arab-like headdress," and ...more

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Racism and the race: What's white privilege got to do with it?

The latest injection of racism into the 2008 presidential campaign comes in the form of a box of waffle mix.  The box created by "Mark Whitlock and Bob DeMoss, two writers from Franklin, Tenn." depicts Barack Obama variously as an "Aunt Jemima" type character, as "wearing Arab-like headdress," and ...more

If I'm understanding you correctly, you're saying that racist behavior is "ours" ... more

Racism and the race: What's white privilege got to do with it?

The latest injection of racism into the 2008 presidential campaign comes in the form of a box of waffle mix.  The box created by "Mark Whitlock and Bob DeMoss, two writers from Franklin, Tenn." depicts Barack Obama variously as an "Aunt Jemima" type character, as "wearing Arab-like headdress," and ...more

I prefer to accept the statement of Whitlock and DeMoss that they were aiming for political ... more