Toxic stew: prejudice & politics

Reagan, Trump And The Rancid Use Of Racism For Political Gain

A presidential candidate, nakedly pandering prejudice to win votes, holds a pivotal campaign rally in a locale infamous for a bloody incident of white racist violence. Sounds like President Donald J. Trump’s decision to schedule a campaign rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the site of one of the worst incidents of mass racist violence in American …

Illusion of inclusion clouds legalization

Legalization Advocate Opposes New Jersey Legalization Referendum

Flamboyant pro-pot advocate Ed Forchion – better known as NJ Weedman – is campaigning against New Jersey’s planned referendum to legalize marijuana. No, this is not fake news! One of America’s foremost champions for the legalization of cannabis is now crusading against approval of a measure to legalize marijuana scheduled for the New Jersey ballot …

Studies expose stupidity on 'smoke'

Wrong On Weed – Blacks And Marijuana Myths

When New Jersey State Senator Ronald Rice roadblocked legislation to legalize adult use of marijuana in the ‘Garden State’ last year he cited a litany of long debunked theories and specious assertions like legalization will inundate minority communities with “marijuana bodegas.” The stance of Rice, an African American, helped stall efforts by New Jersey’s Governor …

No helping hand from the little hands man

Americans Stranded Abroad — Another Coronavirus Crisis Scandal

Neshamah Maillard understands the necessity for ‘social distancing’ to combat the deadly health crisis from the Coronavirus Pandemic. However, Maillard never thought in her wildest imagination that the ‘social distancing’ required for Coronavirus meant her staying over 3,500-miles from her daughter. But Coronavirus chaos resulted in Maillard, a Philadelphia-area resident, being thousands of miles from …

Court courts cops

Pa High Court’s King-sized Assault On Abu-Jamal

Recently the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania again underscored its willingness to impede justice in the contentious case of imprisoned journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal through issuance of an unusual decision that utilized a rarely employed power of that court. Pennsylvania’s highest court used its King’s Bench authority to order an investigation into conflict of interest charges against …

Ridiculing MLK's historic 'Firsts' in the Garden State:

Top NJ Officials Block Honoring of Martin Luther King’s Historic Camden Legacy

The Governor of New Jersey and that state’s two top black elected officials face criticism for their silence on a recent ruling by New Jersey state historic preservation authorities that devalues the early activism of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Many deem that ruling fallacious while some also denounce that ruling as racist. Dr. King …

Past inspires present wrongly

The GOP’s Lynch Mob Stance On Impeachment

Donald Trump’s repugnant comparison last fall of the then Congressional impeachment inquiry to a “lynching” sparked wide rebuke of this President whose racial insensitivities frequently flare into outright racism. The legal impeachment process laid out in the U.S. Constitution stands in sharp contrast to the illegal mob murders of lynching, the gruesome violence that snuffed …

NJ Officials Insult Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 1,771 Ways

Ask 100 New Jersey residents who is Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and more than 90 will quickly reply, a civil rights leader. Ask 100 New Jersey resident who is Peter McGuire and more than 90 will quickly reply, Peter who? King and McGuire both made historic accomplishments. Both the Atlanta born King and the …

Orange Grinch Attack: Trump Steals Food From Mouths Of Poor

The Orange Grinch struck before Christmas with a cruel scheme that literally snatches food from the mouths of many of his adoring MAGA fans. Weeks before Christmas the Trump Administration announced implementation of new regulations for SNAP – also known as food stamps. This is the federal program that provides food assistance to folks struggling …

Back-stabbing ambassadors goes international:

African Leader Follows Trump’s Dirty Deal Playbook When Sacking An Ambassador

Donald Trump’s infamous undermining, threatening and driving out of her position of the American ambassador to the Ukraine earlier this year -– now an key element in the impeachment inquiry of the President -– contains gross similarities to the terse termination just months later of the African Union’s ambassador to America. The attaks on and …