Tag: Racism

Can We All Get Along?

On March 3,1991, Rodney King led the Los Angeles police on a high-speed chase, reaching 110 to 115 m.p.h. When the police finally pulled him over, it took a squad of 15-21 officers to finally subdue the behemoth of a man as he continually resisted...

Woke

I say stupid things. Not really intentionally, but sometimes the circuit leading to my mouth bypasses the brain. This can be a dangerous thing in our culture today. I grew up with the limerick that “sticks and stones will break my bones, but words...

The Bishops’ Flawed View of Racial Problems

The US Conference of Catholic Bishops and individual dioceses were quick to respond to the murder of George Floyd and the ensuing protest demonstrations. One striking feature of many of those responses is their well-meaning but badly flawed view of...

Taking a Knee

Let’s start with clarity. The NFL players who refuse to stand for the National Anthem do not have a Constitutional right to do so without possible consequences. The First Amendment’s free speech clause prohibits government entities from preventing...

You are Evil—Please Support Us

Recently, in a waiting room at a local hospital, I noticed a stack of programs from the Interfaith Center for Racial Justice (ICRJ). The programs were apparently distributed to attendees of the 30th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday...

Invincible Ignorance or Designed Deception?

Recently former U.S. senator Rick Santorum upset the liberal politicians and their like-minded cohorts in the media when he questioned how President Obama, as a black man, could be so insensitive to the “logic” of the infamous Roe v. Wade decision...