Tag Archives: Slavery

SLAVERY, OH SLAVERY


In Mali, the Islamist offensive means a blatant return to slavery (h/t The Globe and Mail).  Descendants of slaves (yes, black), already discriminated against, are reenslaved (yes, Tuareg/Berber). The Islamic Spring strikes again. Please, DO call this Islamophobia, because I … Continue reading

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SPONGEBOB’S TRUBS


Here is some relief from the constant barrage of boring news about the upcoming elections. The Czech news site iDNES reports that the Ukrainian Commission for Monitoring Public Morals (translation approximate, from the Czech) has ruled that Spongebob Squarepants is … Continue reading

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FREE SPEECH IN OREGON


In 2011, Oregon’s Jackson County School District No. 4 fired a bus driver, one Ken Webber, because Webber refused to remove a Confederate flag with the word Redneck from his truck which he parked on school property (h/t Jewish World … Continue reading

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PLEASE, NOT AGAIN…


This past March, Nike got in hot water for timing the release of its Black and Tan shoes to coincide with St Patrick’s Day, apparently unaware of the fateful meaning of “Black and Tan” in Irish history. Not to be … Continue reading

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SOME THOUGHTS ON FREEDOM


BRUCE’S ADDRESS TO HIS ARMY AT BANNOCKBURN Robert Burns Scots, wha hae wi’ Wallace bled, Scots, wham Bruce has aften led; Welcome to your gory bed, Or to Victory! Now’s the day, and now’s the hour; See the front of … Continue reading

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