Tag: racism

Longing For A White President: The Pretend Victimhood Of Racists

I sat across from my breakfast mates, an older married couple who made no bones about their fundamentalist Christian worldview or their disdain of all things liberal, and listened as they litanied their most recent complaints about “what’s happening to America.” Of diametric perspective, both politically and culturally, we’d nonetheless found common ground as good […]

A Clear and Simple Reason Why Blacks Shun the Republican Party

Paleo-conservatives – both Black and White – repeatedly make the racist and erroneous claim that the Black community is only loyal to the Democratic Party because they want a free ride. Ironically, that’s the very mind-set that makes the Black community look down upon most conservatives – and especially Black conservatives – with such disdain. […]

Dealing With Conservative Friends In The Age Of Unenlightenment

I severed two 30+-year-old friendships this past year, both were coworkers of mine from when I worked as a warehouseman. Both were staunch Goldwater/Reagan conservatives, and both were very kind people. Neither was a particularly rabid extremist when I quit that job in 1994. One, the man, began emailing me outrageous racist emails about a […]