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Today at Judge Sotomayor confirmation hearings: “When your house is on fire and your life is in danger there are no time for do-overs.” – Frank Ricci (plaintiff in Ricci v DeStefano) I would have added to that, DIVERSITY DON’T PUT OUT YOUR HOUSE FIRE!

Civil Unrest in China

Ok so sue me and call me an idiot but I can’t possibly be the only person in the world who mis-heard and thought this story was about China cracking down on wiggers. I am totally seriously, that is almost exactly how I heard it pronounced on TV. Bleh. I read the story and it […]

Take THAT Fat Megan!!!

The judge in Fat Megan’s so-called cyber bullying trial has reversed a jury’s verdict and acquitted Lori Drew on computer fraud charges related to the suicide death of Fat Megan. As of the writing of this blog entry the judge’s decision is said to be tentative pending his written decision but I, for one, applaud […]


I am terribly sad today. I don’t have any words to add to everything that’s being said on TV so all I can do is post a link to My own Michael Jackson impersonation.


Puerto Rican Chick Nominated for Supreme Court Justice

According an article I read today, I am rejoicing because Sonia Sotomayor has been nominated for Supreme Court Justice. What issues does this person stand for that are supposed to thrill me I actually do not know. The article simply implies that I (and all other Latinos) are supposed to be exploding for joy like […]

Double Standard

Riddle me this: why is this cartoon depicting a US President as a monkey considered racist whereas this is not? Because people treat the two differently based on the race of the person being mocked. And that double standard is, of course, racist.


Latinos groups are putting pressure on Obama to pick people because they’re Latino? How exactly is racism change???????

The Magic Negro Song Controversy

I avoided blogging about this because I had to get past the title and actually read the news articles on this one. Apparently a republican candidate for party chairman Chip Saltsman has been criticized for distributing a CD with a song entitled “Barack the Magic Negro” shortly after Barack Obama won the Presidential election. Saltsman […]

The Problem of Evil

About fifteen years ago I was browsing in my local public library when I picked up a book whose subject was the problem of evil. I thought it was a magnificent find as I imagined the book was going to deal with the monkey wrench that the existence of evil throws into the philosophical concept […]