No matter how many times a disturbed white male shoots up a school, church or workplace, bombs an abortion clinic or is arrested for being a serial killer, nobody raises questions like: is something wrong with white suburban culture?
OK, I admit it. I was excited when I first heard the CIA was going to show us the "family jewels." But now that I've seen the "jewels" it all seems rather anti-climatic, about as satisfying as Geraldo's exploration of Al Capone's vault.
While Islamophobes and the "liberal" media have us focused on the theoretical threat of chemical, biological and nuclear weapons, there's not much public discussion about the real threat of cluster bombs.
I feel such gratitude toward Congressman Ron Paul for his comments during the Republican presidential debate that I just might vote for the guy. You sure as hell don't hear Democrats talking like that.
It's annoying that whenever hip hop is criticized, the worst examples are held up for ridicule. Talking about pop gangsta rap as if it were synonymous with "black hip hop" is like talking about Kenny G as if he were representative of all jazz.
In a recent interview Bush said that he was reading "King Leopold's Ghost." What exactly did he learn from a book about a foreign occupier using violence to "liberate" the occupied and establish "free trade"?