Category Archives: evil

Not Again Not Ever

The KKK was founded by Southern white supremacists after the defeat of the Confederacy in 1865. Armed bands of ex-soldiers roamed the night to terrorize freed slaves and elected former CSA General Nathan Forrest was elected Grand Dragon of the racist organization. Thousands of blacks were killed during this first reign of terror and the […]

The Evil of Slavery

Robert E. Lee, commander of the Confederate Army, has been widely cited for stating that the Civil War was not about slavery. Modern supporters of the South add to this quote that not every southerner owned slaves and claim the defense of Dixie was to protect State’s Rights. Unapologetic slavery advocates say that African and […]

One Bag Theory

Back in 1974 my good friend AK and I traveled cross-country to Encinitas, a small beach town slightly north of San Diego. We crashed at his friend’s bungalow and spent our days sunning and bodysurfing at Moonlight Beach and our nights smoking pot and drinking wine. We made friends with a hippie guitar guru wandering […]

The Ferocity of the Fat Front

Obesity is a human dietary condition, in which over-eating threatens a human with heart disease, type 2 diabetes, the failure to breathe, cancer, and osteoarthritis according to Wikipedia. Obesity is determined by Body Mass Index or BMI = kilograms in weight divided by your height in meters squared. 18.5 is considered underweight 18.5–24.9 is normal […]

Planche d’eau a la Khmer Rouge

This image comes from drawing at Phnom Penh’s Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum. Actually waterboarding dates back to the Spanish Inquisition. It’s a tradition that never loses its place for governments in need of secrets. For a related article click on this URL http://www.mangozeen.com/2008/07/30/america/dick-cheneys-plans-to-torture-dav.htm