I hope we piss off the right people by changing these words,” Early James said before Marcus King and his band got rolling alongside him. James went on to deliver a version of the Band’s song with enough key lyrics altered to transform it from an elegy for the Lost Cause to a forceful argument for leaving those lies in the dirt.
A masked man who was seen in a viral video smashing the windows of a south Minneapolis auto parts store during the George Floyd protests, earning him the moniker “Umbrella Man,” is suspected to be a member of the Hell’s Angels biker gang seeking to incite racial tension in a demonstration that until then had been peaceful, police said.
I’m shocked. (sarcasm mine)
Rattled by her deft vivisection of Joe Biden at the last debate, Republicans wonder how Harris might do against a real villain like Trump. “She doesn’t come across as a nutjob,” worries one GOP operative.
Wait … you’re worried because she might advocate for health care for all? Or, maybe bring back our world-standing dominance? You’re worried only that she might eviscerate Trump? Got it. I almost forgot “power” is all with which you’re concerned.
Change the name of the bridge. Donate. We’re not going back.
He loved this country so much that he risked his life and his blood so that it might live up to its promise. And through the decades, he not only gave all of himself to the cause of freedom and justice, but inspired generations that followed to try to live up to his example.
“I have been in some kind of fight — for freedom, equality, basic human rights — for nearly my entire life,” he said in a statement. “I have never faced a fight quite like the one I have now.”
Rep. John R. Lewis
“Rather than glorify a man who wanted to extinguish Black and Native peoples, we should honor members of our community whose leadership we find inspirational”
Hang on, tough children … we can get behind this.
“I will teach my grandkids to hate you all …”
They have a voice now. The leader of the Free World gave them their voice. THIS will be his legacy.