June 22, 2016 08:17
To borrow from Dickens, June has been the worst of times for Orange County. Within a period of just several days, this central Florida community experienced not one, but two tragic attacks. First came the massacre of 49 nightclub patrons at the hands of an American citizen and deranged Islamic terrorist....
June 15, 2016 05:42
At about 2:00 a.m. this past Sunday, 29-year-old Omar Mateen walked into the Pulse nightclub in Orlando armed with an assault rifle and a semi-automatic handgun. As an Islamic radical who had pledged his support to ISIS, Mateen was also armed with an extreme hatred for gays, about 300 of which were inside Pulse on Sunday morning....
June 8, 2016 08:05
In the election of 1968, GOP Vice Presidential candidate Spiro Agnew coined a phrase to describe a new brand of conservatism....
June 1, 2016 07:59
Back in the dark ages when I was in elementary school, we used to play a game called musical chairs. Since many YES! Weekly readers weren’t alive back then, here’s how it works. Let’s say there are 20 kids in the class....
May 25, 2016 08:29
For example, it was lucky for Thomas Jefferson that FOX News wasn't around to grill him on his affair with his slave Sally Hemings. And Lincoln probably wouldn't have been elected had TMZ reported that honest Abe had once shared a bed with his male roommate....
May 11, 2016 12:04
In one of his many inarticulate malopropistic moments, former President George W. Bush remarked, “Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me, and you can’t get fooled again.” No one knew exactly what he was trying to say, but the operative word here is “fool”. Bush was a fool who could....
May 4, 2016 07:52
In December of 2012, ESPN fired Rob Parker, a respected African American sports journalist, for relaying an observation he had heard about Redskins QB Robert Griffith III. Here’s what happened. It seems that RG3 had been asked by USA Today about being a Black quarterback, and Griffith said, “You don’t have to be defined by the color of your skin....
April 27, 2016 07:33
An article in last week’s Wall Street Journal suggested that if Bernie Sanders has any chance at all of securing the Democratic nomination, he must win over Black voters in large numbers, and that’s something he hasn’t been able to do thus far. It’s a perplexing problem for a man who has spent his entire adult life fighting for civil rights....
April 20, 2016 08:10
Acouple of weeks ago, an irate reader emailed YES! Weekly to say that I was a “moron” for suggesting that Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump might run as Independents this fall. Well, I might just be half a moron because last week, Bernie’s wife Jane said that should Hillary get the Democratic nomination, the Sanders clan would support the Clinton clan....

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