Ron Paul and race (part II)

Up at Blacklikemoi, I have some additional thoughts on Ron Paul and his newsletters. As always, here’s a taste: Over the past couple of weeks, two distinct memes about Ron Paul have grabbed hold; 1) Ron Paul is rac...

Ron Paul and race (cont’d)

As candidate Ron Paul turns up the heat in Iowa, I see, rather predictably, that mainstream writers are turning up the heat on Ron Paul (see here, here, andhere). At issue now are the 20 plus year old newsletters, many o...

Ron Paul and race

I hear a lot of people ratcheting up the rhetoric on Ron Paul and race.  For the most part, I get it. Ron Paul has said a lot of things that lend themselves to criticism. But he’s also said a lot of other things. L...

Niggerhead 101

I really don’t care what most people have to say about Rick Perry and his ilk (and by “most people”, I mean Perry’s apologists, and others who would affix some sort of pseudo- reasonable explanations for how Niggerhead g...