Friday, July 14, 2006
Ghosts of the old south walk... or are those men in sheets?
No matter how saddening the realization, it is clear that our nation has not yet moved beyond need of the protections inherent in the Voting Rights Act.
The ghost of Strom Thurmond looms large. Don’t let the rights of African Americans, poor Americans, any Americans, be sold cheap at a senatorial white sale.
Wednesday, July 05, 2006
The one that got away
Ken Lay, founder of Enron and plunderer of working people's dreams, has died before serving any jail time for the crimes of which he was convicted.
I trust karma holds something far more poetic in store for him than the big house.