Tag Archives: Colin Kaepernick

One of the heavy burdens of being a football fan

…during protests against institutional racism is that mostly male, mostly white fellow football fans are racists. Maybe this is why most institutional liberals like me — white and female — aren’t football fans. In any case, and for many reasons, … Continue reading

Posted in Politics, The Facts of Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on One of the heavy burdens of being a football fan

Hi-ho, fellow Jews: are you “puppet masters of the left”? Yes? No? What?

OK, brace yourselves for a dose of retro anti-Semitism. DailyKos Elections has just provided us all with a campaign ad for a congressional seat in Minnesota. Do you recognize yourselves? Take a look: • MN-01: It’s as though the NRCC … Continue reading

Posted in Politics, The Facts of Life, Trump Stuff, voting rights | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Hi-ho, fellow Jews: are you “puppet masters of the left”? Yes? No? What?

The NFL, players who kneel and the law

A few weeks ago I was at a friend’s gathering–Yom Kippur break fast–when I found myself in an argument with a man whose name I didn’t even know. But I did know that he didn’t know what he was talking … Continue reading

Posted in Politics, The Facts of Life | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on The NFL, players who kneel and the law