Randle Aubrey | This Week in Blackness
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    Hobby Lobby, Ashley McGuire, & The Big Picture (VIDEO)

    I just finished watching Thom Hartmann’s The Big Picture segment on Hobby Lobby v. Sebelius, the ACA birth control mandate case now being heard before the Supreme Court. More accurately, I should say that I just watched Catholic Associate fellow and shill for Big Jesus Ashley McGuire rather shamelessly defend corporate personhood in the name…

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  • A0 Aubrey
    Hobby Lobby, Ashley McGuire, & The Big Picture (VIDEO)

    I just finished watching Thom Hartmann’s The Big Picture segment on Hobby Lobby v. Sebelius, the ACA birth control mandate case now being heard before the Supreme Court. More accurately, I should say that I just watched Catholic Associate fellow and shill for Big Jesus Ashley McGuire rather shamelessly defend corporate personhood in the name…

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    Fred Phelps Is Dead, And I Don’t Care

    I don’t want to talk about Fred Phelps. I don’t want to talk about the Westboro Baptist Church. They don’t deserve the press; it’s exactly what they want, so why on earth would we ever give it to them? But like a scab you can’t help but pick just to watch it bleed, Fred Phelps…

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    Fred Phelps Is Dead, And I Don’t Care

    I don’t want to talk about Fred Phelps. I don’t want to talk about the Westboro Baptist Church. They don’t deserve the press; it’s exactly what they want, so why on earth would we ever give it to them? But like a scab you can’t help but pick just to watch it bleed, Fred Phelps…

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  • A0 Prison
    In Which Gov. Cuomo’s Prison Education Plan Is Demolished By Selfishness

    Last month, New York governor Andrew Cuomo announced a plan to resume state-funded college education programs for prison inmates. Never to be confused with anyone altruistic, Cuomo advocated his plan by telling voters to “(f)orget nice; let’s talk about self-interest. . . . You pay $60,000 for a prison cell for a year. You put…

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  • A0 Prison
    In Which Gov. Cuomo’s Prison Education Plan Is Demolished By Selfishness

    Last month, New York governor Andrew Cuomo announced a plan to resume state-funded college education programs for prison inmates. Never to be confused with anyone altruistic, Cuomo advocated his plan by telling voters to “(f)orget nice; let’s talk about self-interest. . . . You pay $60,000 for a prison cell for a year. You put…

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  • A0 17
    Wayne LaPierre’s NRA Diorama Of Dystopia, White Fright Edition

    To find a perfect portrait of the dystopian nightmare that plagues the otherwise pristine, Aryan dreamscape of the Republican Party, one need look no further than NRA Executive Vice President and CEO Wayne LaPierre’s recent speech at the annual conservative circle-jerk known to the world as CPAC. In Hofstadter’s tradition, Mr. LaPierre is the paranoid…

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    Wayne LaPierre’s NRA Diorama Of Dystopia, White Fright Edition

    To find a perfect portrait of the dystopian nightmare that plagues the otherwise pristine, Aryan dreamscape of the Republican Party, one need look no further than NRA Executive Vice President and CEO Wayne LaPierre’s recent speech at the annual conservative circle-jerk known to the world as CPAC. In Hofstadter’s tradition, Mr. LaPierre is the paranoid…

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  • #WhitePrivilegeReflex, Redux

    How do you manage to speak with any real authority on something you’ve been conditioned to believe doesn’t exist for most of your natural life? This is the question I ask myself whenever I get into the weeds over discussions of white privilege. Even as someone who’s come a long way in understanding his own…

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