ONE PERSON THREE-FIFTHS OF A VOTE

  We have a racist Supreme Court.   To many, that is stating the obvious; to others, who have a childlike trust in institutions, especially institutions with names beginning with Supreme, an explanation is forthcoming. When one combines the lofty idea of a “supreme” court, the imposing Supreme Court Building itself, (which one justice called “almost […]

A LESSON IN OXYMORONS

  The dictionary describes an oxymoron as a phrase containing contradictory terms, derived from the Latin meaning pointedly foolish. The famous phrase “military intelligence” has long served as a pithy example. Another illustration would be “compassionate conservative.” For this lesson we will examine the oxymoronic term “Christian capitalist.”   This term could also be used to […]