Tag Archives: Racism

The Masses & Me

February 14, 2013

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Forgive me a personal post. Yesterday, through my own negligence I ended up in General Sessions Court for driving on a suspended license. I genuinely forgot about it, as a lot has been going on the last few months. My job was eliminated at the end of 2012 and suffice it to say–I’ve had a […]

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Lady Justice Weeps

January 23, 2013

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We really like to lock people up in America. There are 2.3 million people incarcerated in the United States. From my view, there are very clear reasons why we over-incarcerate. The unquestioned failure of the The War On Drugs (drugs won btw), continued racism and class-ism inherent in all aspects of the process, an underfunded substance abuse and […]

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The Why: In Which I Defend Living In The South

January 18, 2013

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Yesterday on Rachel Maddow’s blog, there was a question to all “blue dots.” Why do you stay in red states and do you ever want to leave? The question struck right at the issue most on my mind since the reelection of the President. It seems that writers (particularly from the Northeast) publish article after article […]

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