Category Archives: rant

Bad apples

Maybe you’ve seen this cop meme floating around. Maybe you think in makes a good point. It doesn’t. First off, note that because it’s a meme, it is both overly reductive (“THE LEFT” to which it alludes is not a … Continue reading

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Two videos

On May 25, 2020 I saw two different viral videos of white people threatening violence against Black men: the murder of George Floyd by the police, and the harassment of Christian Cooper by a jogger. I am ashamed to say … Continue reading

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Good counsel

I am still getting emails from the Mad Dad with whom I spoke yesterday. I’m not sure if I opened Pandora’s box, but this was my email response to him (some names have been changed to protect the innocent; I have … Continue reading

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On Monday, 16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg gave an impassioned speech at the United Nations castigating its members for failing to meaningfully address catastrophic climate change. On Tuesday, a friend of mine posted that her dad ought to “take a … Continue reading

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Everything old is new again

It’s a new morning in America. One in which we now have to specify which Aurora mass-shooting we’re taking about.

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