Double Standards Abound

For┬áthe past few days, the internet has been abuzz with news about the militia stand-off in Burns, Oregon. From what I can see, it’s mostly progressive people perpetuating this chatter; my conservative friends are generally silent on the matter. The┬ámedia hasn’t been much help, either. Much of their coverage has followed along the lines of […]

“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 […]