John Prine and Nanci Griffith, 1990:
Emmylou and Gram:
Fitz & the Tantrums:
On why Washington is so screwed up. I’m reading his great new book, “Bail Out”:
Yes, but as long as it’s poor people in their own neighborhoods, what’s the big frickin’ deal?
The director of issues analysis of a conservative fundamentalist Christian organization on Wednesday accused the Democratic Party of trying to make African Americans into “slaves” and “drug-addled addicts” with welfare benefits.
“The Democrats as a party, I believe, they want slaves, they want Americans to be as slavishly dependent upon the central government as slaves were upon their masters in pre-Civil War days, that’s what they want,” Bryan Fischer explained on his American Family Associations radio show. “We were talking this morning about how in the world is it that African Americans still support the Democratic Party? How can you explain that, when the Democratic Party is the party of slavery, the KKK, Jim Crow laws, lynch mobs, the party that filibustered the Civil Rights Act, how can you explain this?”
Fischer concluded that the only possible explanation for Democrats being supported by blacks was that the party “promises them more goodies” to get them “addicted.”
It has a lot to do with feeling marginalized and angry.
Yes, boys have their problems, too. But being guided away from self-determination and autonomy isn’t one of them.
Jesus never said a thing about gay people: