Morning Reads for Monday, September 9, 2019

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Will Durant
Will Durant

Now some internal subjects have dared to suggest that King Falwell has no clothes. I am shocked, shocked I tell you…

https://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2019/09/09/jerry-falwell-liberty-university-loans-227914

Dave Bearse
Dave Bearse

Good link to comprehensive journalism that there seems to be less and less market for.

Dave Bearse
Dave Bearse

‘Dying of Whiteness: How the Politics of Racial Resentment Is Killing America’s Heartland’ https://www.basicbooks.com/titles/jonathan-m-metzl/dying-of-whiteness/9781541644984/ Author Jonathon M. Metzl explains his research revealing “a reality that liberal Americans were often slow to realize: Trump supporters were willing to put their own lives on the line in support of their political beliefs … make tradeoffs that negatively affect their lives and livelihoods in support of larger prejudices or ideals.” The book is based on research of the material effects of various Republican policies in three GOP-run states, KS, MO, and TN, where the policies “gave certain white populations the sensation of winning,… Read more »

Dave Bearse
Dave Bearse

Exhibit 1 in support of the Guardian interview quote above, from Rep. Jay Lawrence, R-Scottsdale at an Aug 29 forum organized by “March For Our Lives” on how to stop gun violence. “Black and brown communities, if you look at the weapons that they have, they are not licensed. They are better armed than the police officers who are supposed to be controlling them. They have firearms galore. Black and brown communities, black communities in particular, have gangs. And the gangs have to be stopped.” https://www.azcentral.com/story/opinion/op-ed/laurieroberts/2019/09/06/gun-violence-isnt-black-brown-problem-jay-lawrence/2233499001/ Lawbreaking brown and especially black communities are more well-armed than the police whose job… Read more »

Ellynn
Ellynn

I’m going to default to the Wisconsin State archive as relating to her birth and life in rural Sun Prairie and go with the 2 FF answer.

chamblee54
chamblee54

The alternative weekly reader has hit the ether. Yesterday was the first day of the NFL season. At 1:05, I turned the tv on. The Falcons were making their first punt of the new year. It was blocked.

Ellynn
Ellynn

If you are near the coast this week, show your favorite eateries some love.

https://eatitandlikeit.com/even-with-a-miss-restaurants-see-hurricane-conditions/