Wednesday, January 06, 2016

Wallace and Trump: Tragedy and Farce

Wallace's capture of five southern states in 1968, the death rattle of overt racism, was a tragedy in that it severely limited the economic and educational opportunities for generations in the Old South that have yet to recover now more than a half century later. Like most products of our ubiquitous  mass media culture, Trump the man is nothing more than a luminous  façade carefully constructed from audience-tested sound bites layered with empty homilies - a farcical reprise of the traveling snake-oil salesman of old.

Tuesday, January 05, 2016

Fox News: Fear and Nothing but Fear 24/7

Is this a typical workplace violence attack or is this a Jihadi Jane and Joe? Is it based on politics? Is it based on religion? Is it based on hate? Is it a literal war on Christmas?”  Peter Johnson Jr. Fox News Analyst on the San Bernardino mass shooting.

Saturday, January 02, 2016

ABVH in 2015.