Posts with the tag “patrick-hall”
Criminals Cost a Lot
September 19th, 2023
By Patrick HallDisproportionate criminal behavior, which often defines many inner-city communities, comes at a significant cost to the majority of its residents. Quite a few of these costs are discern...
September 7th, 2023
By Patrick Hall“To put the world in order, we must first put the nation in order; to put the nation in order, we must first put the family in order; to put the family in order; we must first cultivate...
A Theatre of the Oppressed: Some Random Thoughts on Transgenderism Part 2
August 27th, 2023
By Patrick HallAre children and young teens any more depressed, or suffering from a myriad of social anxieties, that were once part of the group’s growing pains in decades past? Is life much tougher f...
A Theatre of the Oppressed: Some Random Thoughts on Transgenderism Part 1
August 14th, 2023
By Patrick HallIt’s chic, cutting-edge, debonair, and maybe a bit Avant-guard in its misguided way. It’s the T of the LGBTQ+. I think it’s poisoning the entire LGBTQ+ community and giving it the under...
July 28th, 2023
By Patrick HallIt is simply racism under new management. It’s become almost as egregious as when our family traveled south on vacation past the Mason-Dixon in the 1950s. Unless we found accommodation...
And Nothing Seems to Change: Ad Hoc Statistics of Black Crime - Part 2
July 17th, 2023
By Patrick HallIt’s been over six years since the release of Heather MacDonald’s book The War on Cops. Similarly, as I wrote 25 years ago in Commonweal Magazine in an article entitled Black and Blue, ...
And Nothing Seems to Change: Ad Hoc Statistics of Black Crime - Part 1
July 7th, 2023
By Patrick HallDuring the Obama Administration, the then President gave an out-of-place, if not disheartening address at a funeral for the murdered police officers in Texas. At the same time, the form...
The BBC, Et al.
July 5th, 2023
By Patrick HallRecently, I attended a family get-together in Cologne, Germany, celebrating an in-law’s 80th birthday. Later that evening, I happened upon a BBC Europe news broadcast of United States A...
Why Ordering Black Coffee May be Racist – A Redux Part 2
June 20th, 2023
By Patrick HallWhen everything and every event can be slapped with the racist label, the term has lost creditable meaning. Let’s restate the obvious. Language about race in Post 1970s America has be...
Why Ordering Black Coffee May be Racist – A Redux Part 1
June 14th, 2023
By Patrick HallThe theatrics continue! This time the legacy of institutional racism has once again materialized at everyone’s favorite coffee dispensary. Well actually, not my favorite, since I find a...
They’ve been Biden(ed)
May 27th, 2023
By Patrick Hall“One of the most time-consuming things is to have an enemy.” E. B. WhiteIt was not surprising. However, it was nonetheless discouraging, tiresome, and disheartening. Every time I want ...
What chance do they have?
May 17th, 2023
By Patrick HallIt occurred while shopping at a local Walmart. This store had previously been christened, for better or worse, as the Ghetto Mart because of the endemic crime and other social patholog...
Lethal Choreography: A Byproduct of Woke Part 2
May 4th, 2023
By Patrick HallThe rule of law which most of us socialized in basic civic behavior is a “reciprocal relationship”. This has been systemically undercut by the defiant comportment of many young black me...
Lethal Choreography: A Byproduct of Woke Part 1
April 24th, 2023
By Patrick HallDo we remember the tragic death of Stephen Clark? He was a young Black man caught up in a frenetic confrontation with the police where the involved officers had to make a split-second d...
Observations by a Silly Little Negro
April 18th, 2023
By Patrick HallMay I have your attention, please? To placate or calm the reactions of any Progressive Neo-Liberal Democrats reading this column, I don’t believe I’m a silly little Negro. I would descr...
Old Colored Man Part-2
April 4th, 2023
By Patrick HallNo one tried to mandate cultural sensitivity, which today’s pretentious Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion quacks don’t see as another form of censorship and intimidation. It is anathem...
Colorman Part 1
March 7th, 2023
By Patrick HallSome Cultural-Political Field Notes of a 72-Year-Old Colored Man Part 1“If people can’t laugh or poke fun at themselves and others, avoid them like they’re the bubonic plague.”Flip Wi...
White Privilege or Black Fathers - Part 4
February 8th, 2023
By Patrick HallWhite privilege doesn’t truncate the black underclass. It is a lack of a stable family structure that used to teach young men to take responsibility for the women they impregnate. Sadl...
White Privilege or Black Fathers - Part 3
February 6th, 2023
Patrick HallI just finished reading a biography of the Austrian-born Economist, Ludwig von Mises. Throughout his long career, he was most attuned to deconstructing the differences between communism a...
White Privilege or Black Fathers - Part 2
February 2nd, 2023
By Patrick HallIn Part 1, I employed the term heresy, not in the way most lay people interpret the word. That is to say, heresy can be defined as something categorically false. Heresy in the traditio...
White Privilege or Black Fathers - Part 1
January 26th, 2023
“We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.”Martin Luther King Jr.Patrick HallIt seems to have no end. It could have been a part of the Students for a Democratic Society ...
He had a Dream
January 13th, 2023
By Patrick Hall“Every great cause begins as a movement and becomes a business, and eventually degenerates into a racket” Eric HofferI believe I had skipped out of track practice that April day and wa...
Dead People: Doubts About Reparations from a Proud Mutt
January 2nd, 2023
By Patrick HallIt’s back again. Although, it never left the political landscape for those pushing reparations for blacks because of slavery. Chattel slavery had been abolished over 150 years ago, wit...
December 27th, 2022
By Patrick HallShe was a “stuff cookie, hard lady” as a lyric from a Rolling Stones song goes. She was the mother of six by way of two marriages. She was a proud United States Army Veteran and marched...
Michael Brown and the Twisted Hagiography - Part 2
December 8th, 2022
By Patrick HallMichael Brown, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd are three names that represent an unfortunate, if not unholy Trinity, that underpins the distortion, a dangerous twisting of the reality ...
Michael Brown and the Twisted Hagiography - Part 1
November 28th, 2022
By Patrick HallIt has been over eight years since the death of Michael Brown in a confrontation with law enforcement in Ferguson, Missouri. This event gave birth to the “Hands-up-don’t-shoot myth,” wh...
A Catechesis of Guilt and Shame - Part 3
November 9th, 2022
By Patrick HallWhoever sins also commits lawlessness, and sin is lawlessness. And you know that He was manifested to take away our sins, and in Him, there is no sin. Whoever abides in Him does not sin...
A Catechesis of Guilt and Shame - Part 2
October 27th, 2022
By Patrick Hall“No temptation has overtaken you that is not common to man. God is faithful, and he will not let you tempted beyond your ability…. he will also provide a way of escape.” (1: Corinthians...
A Catechesis of Guilt and Shame - Part 1
October 18th, 2022
By Patrick Hall“Catechesis is nothing other than the process of transmitting the Gospel, as the Christian community has received it, understands it, celebrates it, lives it, and communicates it in man...
Why are you so Awesome?
October 3rd, 2022
By Patrick HallRecently, I was channel surfing when I came across a program where Al Roker, NBC’s longtime weatherman, was interviewing former President Barrack Obama. Their conversation encompassed t...
I haven’t been Black since 1972… A Redux
September 21st, 2022
By Patrick HallIn the year 2022, America remains the least racist nation on earth, despite what former President Barack Obama seems to infer in his newest work of political solipsism, A Promised Land....
September 7th, 2022
By Patrick HallI would give anything to be completely wrong in the upcoming Midterms about blacks voting overwhelmingly for the Democrat nominee. I hope, that the black community will come to its sens...
Common Sense Dies in Darkness
August 23rd, 2022
By Patrick HallAs a recovering Progressive Liberal Democrat, now in my fourth decade of sobriety, I recall when I was impressed with the catchy phrases and shining political semantics lavishly dispens...
Black Abortions Don’t Matter…Especially to Maxine Waters
July 14th, 2022
By Patrick HallWe could also add Cory Booker (D-NJ), Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX), and Jim Clyburn (D-SC) to the list of Black elected officials, who were crestfallen, despondent,...
Intellectuals were the worst peddlers of Tribalism
July 4th, 2022
By Patrick HallIt’s been nearly a decade since the death of one of my favorite authors Chinua Achebe. Achebe was among the elite in the literary world. He remains one of the most recognizable if not ...
Blacks Kill Blacks - Part 2
June 28th, 2022
By Patrick HallIt’s an ongoing calamity of murderous numbers. Here are some current statistics: Black Lives Matter, the Congressional Black Caucus, and the “Magnificent Deception” himself, Barrack Hu...
Blacks Kill Blacks! - Part 1
May 26th, 2022
By Patrick HallBlack Americans kill black Americans. Despite the talking points repeated Infinitum by groups like Black Lives Matter, the NAACP, the Congressional Black Caucus, and the Democratic Part...
That we are underlings...
May 9th, 2022
By Patrick HallThe late German sociologist, Karl Mannheim, along with political scientist Aaron Wildavsky (May 31, 1930 – September 4, 1993) recognized the tendency in Western cultures to breed, or at...
An Extraordinarily Influential Waste of Time
April 11th, 2022
By Patrick HallHere are some semi-random thoughts for real black people. That is Black Democrats and their white liberal enablers. First of all, according to Joe Biden, I haven’t been Black since 1972...
You’re also a guy?
March 30th, 2022
By Patrick HallTransgender females, (i.e., biological men), shouldn’t be competing against biological females in sports. The corporate media and NPR/PBS have very selectively picked up a few stories,...
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