News That’s Not Really News

I would like to think people come here looking for commentary that features depth and nuance. If that’s the case, I am so sorry because you’re most likely fucked; depth and nuance aren’t what you’d call my specialties. I wish they were, but you’ve got to work with what the good Lord gave you. Which, in my […]

“Cracker” vs…, Well, You Know

As a result of the Paula Deen scandal, offensive words are in the news these days. One of those words is cracker. It appears that some white folks are as offended by that word as African-Americans are by the word nigger. Quite a few progressive folks find that laughable. But, is it really? In a […]

You Can Choose?

via CNN Recently, Joel Osteen has been on a couple of CNN programs (Piers Morgan and Starting Point with Soledad O’Brien) and both times, he’s been asked about his beliefs about same-sex orientation. Both times, Osteen tried to dance around his statement that homosexuality is a sin. Both times, the hosts held his feet to the fire […]