Backlash Politics – A Black Woman’s Thoughts

By: Harriet Courtney Maddox March 17, 2016 “A backlash is an adverse reaction to something which has gained popularity, prominence, or influence. The term is commonly applied to gender and racial discrimination and religious discrimination against minority groups, as well, such as in response to certain events or circumstances.”  Thanks, …

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1960’s NYC White Flight. Causes & its legacy.

NYC White Flight in the 1960’s. The causes and its legacy. Article by Stephen Maddox Sr. On 12/29/2014 Joan Walsh wrote an article for Salon.com called “New York’s epic white backlash: How a horrid 1960s relic is still with us today”. ” see http://www.salon.com/2014/12/29/new_yorks_epic_white_backlash_how_a_horrid_1960s_relic_is_still_with_us_today/ Joan Walsh’s article is the most honest and accurate …

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Torture – An American Tradition

Hello hypocrites, what’s the big fuss about CIA torture. This quasi-government agency is following a time-honored “American” tradition practiced by private citizens and governmental agencies since the early 1600’s. Do you really think the Native Americans weren’t forcefully persuaded to clear out and make way for the Europeans?  Yes, they …

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Race-O-Nomics

Arthur Laffer, economic advisor to President Reagan and the so-called father of trickle-down economics, appeared recently on the Fox News’ Happening Now program to discuss the possible extension of recently expired unemployment benefits for the long-term unemployed. One of Laffer’s comments recommended doing away with the minimum wage for some workers, saying that “honestly” …

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