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  • Definition of Black

    February 29, 2016

    David Burress

    To detect a racist, look carefully at his claimed definition of the word “black.” As actually used in America, that word does not refer to culture, social class, biology, ancestral continent, upbringing, or prior experience. It refers always and only to that group of people who are unfairly discriminated against in America based on dark ...

  • Dividing Kansas

    February 29, 2016

    David Burress

    Radical right strategy is, among other things, always intended to split the opposition by any means necessary. In the case of the Browbackistanis defying the courts recent court ruling about the inadequate and inequitable school funding, they are trying to split school boards from each other while also trying to split citizens who want low ...

  • Another Week of New Demagogic Bills in Kansas

    February 26, 2016

    David Burress

    The hits kept coming this week from the crazy regressives in the Kansas House and Senate.

  • Power Structure Theories

    February 26, 2016

    David Burress

    Power structure theories are conventionally dismissed as conspiracy theories. They are not the same at all. There are two problems. First, I hate the term “conspiracy theory” because it now means “conspiracy myth.” But some conspiracy hypotheses turn out to be true. (E.g. the CIA operational wing intentionally operates as a set of nested conspiracies, some ...