Bowled Over by Bony Bluster

(Washington, DC — February 3, 2017) – The Skeletal Kellyanne Conway defended Donald Trump’s (R-NY) banning immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries by citing the infamous Bowling Green Massacre. Actually, it’s un-famous because it never happened. In an interview with MSNBC yesterday, The Skeletal Kellyanne Conway referenced the faux event: “Two Iraqis came here to this…

Don’t Know Much about Black History Month

(Washington, DC — February 2, 2017) – The Trump administration today committed a dual faux pas in trying to be respectful in honoring Black History Month. “Chancellor Squirrelhead” and “respect” don’t exactly go together. At a Black History month event, Chancellor Squirrelhead invoked the name of abolitionist Frederick Douglass: “Frederick Douglass is an example of…

O’Reilly Links Slavery to Good Food and Pleasant Lodging

(New York, NY — July 28, 2016) – First Lady Michelle Obama’s speech at the Democratic National Convention on Monday was both stirring and historic. And not just because Melania Trump was sitting in the front row, furiously scribbling notes on a yellow legal pad. One line in particular has received an oversized share of…

Mitsubishi Offers Apologies and Great Deals

(Los Angeles, CA — July 22, 2015) – Japanese Corporate giant Mitsubishi proved on Monday that it’s never too late to offer an apology. Even if it takes 70 years. On July 20, top executives from Mitsubishi Materials came to Los Angeles and offered in-person apologies to James Murphy, a 94-year-old World War II veteran…

Editorial: A Potential Compromise on the Confederate Flag Conundrum

I believe the time is ripe for us to step back for a moment from the latest hysteria involving the latest Confederate flag controversy. Yes, what Dylann Roof did was morally repugnant and completely reprehensible, but he didn’t commit mass-murder because a Confederate flag told him to do so. He committed mass-murder because he’s a…

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(Washington, DC — March 16, 2015) – “A house divided against itself cannot stand.” So said Senate candidate Abraham Lincoln on June 16, 1858. The reference was to America being divided as half-slave and half-free. Less than three years later, the country split in two and went to war to decide that very notion. Almost…