Friday, July 31, 2009

What It Means To Be A Man (It Never Changes)

"It was either I remain loyal to somebody or to a cause that wasn't loyal to me, be loyal to a gang that didn't care about me, or I can do for myself."
-- Devaughndre Broussard, the totally sympathetic killer of journalist Chauncey Bailey, explaining why he decided to testify against Yusuf Bey IV, leader of Oakland, California's Your Black Muslim Bakery - and revealing the one choice all cults present, from the very beginning, but few followers discover until the very end - in The San Francisco Chronicle.

Damn, y'all. In two days I've found reason to feel *something* for an American homeopath and a cold-blooded killer:

I must be getting soft in my old age,...