August 25, 2007

Invective - The Usual Suspect

Talk radio fosters divisiveness and fiction, with call and answer in the machismo world. Trash talk about Nelson Mandela from Rush Limbaugh, who is totally into this macho reality.

But I say of Mandela

A man is: he who can stand with his enemy, if it would satisfy the good.

HT the field negro

August 24, 2007


I don't understand why is a need for this story of the latest blond celebs, when 400 have been executed in Texas out of the national total of 1096. One person executed this past Wednesday an others to be on August 28 & 30. Not knowing the details of all, I can't say the quilt or innocence; but the numbers are disturbing, I want to know is justice different in Texas?

August 19, 2007

Dropping out of Warp

A Sonic Boom
Credit: Ensign John Gay, USS Constellation, US Navy

Before I opened this Astronomy Picture of the Day, it looked like the Enterprise dropping out of warp speed. Funny, how the mind plays tricks.

August 18, 2007

Black Life

With the information age, I wonder why the only online resources for a some people are the BLS, Bureau of Labor Statistics and all federal agency statistics

August 08, 2007

Gamers - Is this the post you're looking for? Here it is.

Let me just say I am not a gamer. The last video game I played was; well I have forgotten. I have not seen or played Resident Evil 5 or any of its other versions. I made a comment about the game at Black Looks from the description from the gamers and the short video representing a portion of the game. If you follow the link, you will notice the comments get awfully derogatory, sexist and racist. What gets me, is that the gamers really think they are taking the high road. They mention that it is an equal opportunity killing game, not just a white man killing African zombies. I made this comment, "This makes him a man?" When the comments section closed, the gamers found the blogger Kym Platt's other post at AskThisBlackWoman and came to this site to continue. It has trickled down to a few links, from almost a hundred the first day. I hadn't read the next post until today, it pissed me off that the gamers were still on the attack. So if more visit here and comment, I want you to know why I said what I said.

Apparently you emulate the game in real life and I still want to ask does this make you a man? In the case of woman, does this make you an honorary man? There is no honor in your comments, as there is no honor in killing any race of or people who are weak individuals. It could be only brown eyed people and the intent would be the same. One man with an extraordinary weapon killing mindless people with machetes at best. The story line is not representative of a getting rid of evil in the world. It is an allegory for the strong and privileged to be able to get rid of a perceived enemy of people they fear and deem to be less that human. It feeds into the superiority of the gamer; not skill, intelligence or logic does this test, but gives that visceral thrill. So tell me why Sokari's last statement isn't true and that you feed the bunnies.