So, that's what you call it

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Ever since the New York Times hid its columnists away behind the TimesSelect wall, they are no longer really part of the national conversation. However, David Brooks had a column Thursday that Mark Finkelstein excerpted over at Newsbusters that prompted an interesting response in Friday’s letters section. First, Brooks column: This is a tale of […]

Racism in America

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When I was in high school, I worked as a “courtesy clerk” (aka bagger) at the Alpha Beta store in La Mesa. One of the nicest guys working there was a big, black guy named Reggie. Reggie was in charge of receiving, so he spent most of his days in the back, but occasionally he […]