From the Trailer Park: Denial

Acclaimed writer and historian Deborah E. Lipstadt must battle for historical truth to prove the Holocaust actually occurred when David Irving, a renowned denier, sues her for libel.

Based on a true case from UK courts in 2000.

Why Trump is Right and Floyd Is An Elitist Hypocrite

The view from Floyd’s office.

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Floyd Turbo gets on his high horse and tells unemployed blue collar folks they need to suck it up. Our Wal-Marts are full of cheap goods from China that make life for the Turbos peachy-keen, so the Trump’kins can take their protectionism and stuff it.


Black Lies (Sadly) Matter

From filmmaker Pheim McAleer. Caution, trolls and other assorted id’jut-fools: facts contained herein:

Dear Friends,

Greetings from Ireland. We are here on vacation but had to write to you when we saw the news about Baton Rouge. From here it’s difficult to get full details on the shooting but it seems like another “Black Lives […]

From The Trailer Park - Loving

The story of Richard and Mildred Loving, who in 1958 were jailed by evil, racist Democrats for their interracial marriage, and later challenged those evil, racist Democrats in court for their right to be married.

Stars Joel Edgerton (Warrior), Ruth Negga (Agents of SHIELD), Michael Shannon (Man of Steel) and Martin Csokas (Lord […]

Thursday Open Thread

Tempered Steel

Dallas Police Chief David Brown

The more I read about Dallas Police Chief David Brown the more optimistic I feel. To paraphrase Ronald Reagan’s homage to his protectors during his first post-assassination attempt speech in April 1981 — Sick societies don’t produce men like Chief David Brown. From the Los Angeles Times:

A three-decade […]

Tuesday Open Thread

Sunday Open Thread

Best political photo in awhile:

In Kentucky it used to take 1,800 hours of irrelevant training to become a natural, African-style hair braider. That was because hair braiders needed to obtain a cosmetology license to practice hair braiding. But yesterday, Governor Matt Bevin held a ceremony to commemorate the signing of S.B. 269, […]

Wednesday Open Thread

Scene 23 from the Bayeux Tapestry: Harold swearing oath on holy relics to William, Duke of Normandy

On this date in 1825 the British Parliament officially ended feudalism.

Tuesday Open Thread

Always bears repeating.