NPR Watch (4/27/17) — 1838 Georgetown Slave Sale

You and I both know that the slaves’ descendants are struggling only with: “How do I make a persuasive case for an immoral thing: getting free money from a bunch of people who are guilty of absolutely nothing against me?” And yet… The best thing that ever happened to Black Americans of today is that their ancestors were dragged here to America against their will two centuries ago. It’s cruel, and it’s rude, and it’s harsh… but it’s true. The truth can have very poor manners. Continue reading NPR Watch (4/27/17) — 1838 Georgetown Slave Sale

NPR Watch (4/20/17) – NPR Speaks Approvingly of Grand Theft

I wonder what NPR would have thought of, say, someone who hypothetically became a Conservative legend after having financed his magazine with counterfeit money. What if NPR found out, for example, that William F. Buckley had used a million bucks in counterfeit cash to launch National Review? Do you think NPR would have thought that was just a clever bunch of people finding a clever way to launch their Conservative media empire? Or, do you think rather that NPR might have been in scornful high dudgeon, insisting that the right-winger was really nothing more than a criminal, and a fraud?

Yeah… that last is a lot more likely. Continue reading NPR Watch (4/20/17) – NPR Speaks Approvingly of Grand Theft