Joseph Wood was executed in Arizona this evening. He was apparently gasping and snorting for an hour before he died. It took him so long to die, his attorneys had time to file a motion to stop it while he was still on the execution gurney.
I am a Southerner and my ancestors owned slaves, though it is only the poor branch of the family who fought because you could pay to get out of fighting in the Confederacy (did you know that?). There is not a single thing to "celebrate" about the Confederacy. It was a also a very brief period in our history. You mean…
No matter how great the backlash, the venerable Washington Post is determined to publish explanations from white columnists of why Trayvon Martin's death was actually very understandable. Today: Kathleen Parker says that racial profiling is "common sense." Oh yes.
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That is all.