Intelligent Black American is a hopeless title to hold. If you don't think like Thomas Sowell, conservatives won't give you the time of day. And, if you don't want to be Malcolm X, liberals won't either. This reduces you to a target for the pleasure of both camps. And they're both illegitimate for it.
Friday, June 14, 2019
Sunday, September 23, 2018
The Macho Response is now blogging for our chronicle of NewAge cultism, The Coal Train, and so - after 3 million visits here - all further updates will be there.
The Crack Emcee
Saturday, September 22, 2018
Instead of saying "If You Watched This Elizabeth Holmes TED Talk From 2014, It Was Clear She Was a Fraud From Day One." they could have said "This was before Trump, and anyone - with common sense - could see it from a mile away":
"She used plenty of interesting factoids. She said words like engagement, knowledge, and access. She shifted to a personal story. She lulled us, she calmed us. She talked about things we care about. That are quite serious.And yet, we were not really listening.She never really said anything about the science.Or the tests.Or the clinics.Or anything concrete.She mentioned a few notes here and there about blood tests and fingers. The word nanotainer should have been like a neon sign to all of us, a blinking light at an adult book store eliciting scrutiny and skepticism. Really? Nanotainer? You might as well use the phrase Theranos wellness center. (Wait, she did use that phrase.)
But not back then.
Whenever the public's ready to blame itself, I'm ready for their apologies. Promise.
Friday, September 21, 2018
Normally, I wouldn't even trip on this article, but I am because, right before I saw it, I had just been turned on to this interview with Fat Joe (below) who had some pretty creepy things to say about the Queen Bey's posse, which ain't like him to do, so....I don't know. That "illuminati" chatter has always followed Jay-Z around, but, maybe, it was Bey who bought into it. Go to 16:20 and see what you think:
I know it's not much, but it's enough to make me wonder.
Well, the Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s verdict on homeopathy has come to town, and it's almost identical to the Krauts', so we can only conclude one thing:
Thursday, September 20, 2018
If America, and it's people, were who we say we are, this man - and his work - would be much more famous. As it is, he's known just well enough to be my hero.