I wrote this

First things first – my name is Wendell Talley not Lester Cahill. I’ve been writing here under a pseudonym the last few years (thank you for reading!) because I believed it was dangerous to my livelihood to tell you what I really think under my real name. It probably still is but I no longer […]

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Now you know

In light of what we’ve all seen from the Rittenhouse prosecution team, I’d like to reaffirm what I wrote in this post. Now, on to today’s post: I am pleased to see (a few) parents waking up to the realization that the public school system is a hell hole in which young minds are terrorized […]

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Whistlin’ dixie

I don’t see any evidence you can run a country.  The same people who for decades blithely  ignored daily, public evidence about public schools being pits of depravity and despair want me to entrust my children to their leadership in a new America.  The same people who would leave their kids in a public school […]

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Footprints

I’ve been away from the blog for a bit. Family affairs. The untimely death of one of my brothers followed by the untimely mental disintegration of another put me in a state where I shouldn’t have had my hands on a gun or a keyboard.  I’ve been away but I’ve been watching. I have some […]

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A House Made Without Hands

Stokely Carmichael is the angriest person I’ve ever met in my life. He was going by Kwame Toure by the time I crossed paths with the former Prime Minister of the Black Panther Party. I was in college and he was on campus to give a lecture to the black students union. There were only […]

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Summer Was Cold Winter Was Colder

My political philosophy, in case I haven’t been clear, is called Cahillism. It was passed on to me by the late, great, acutely missed, Jim Crow educated political philosopher,  Louise Cahill – my mother.  The watershed political science lesson was commenced and ended while waiting at a red light in a late model white Toyota […]

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Coming Up

First, thank you Dominguez Valley Hospital blog readers for following me to this site. The Dominguez Valley Hospital blog will continue here once I get this place cleaned up and ready for visitors. On the horizon: getting this site fully operational. My goal is to make this a one-stop shop for the blog, The Black […]

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Walking Back

Out of its stunted and squalid existence on the fringes black America gave America and the world Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Jesse Owens, Joe Louis, Jackie Robinson, Jim Brown, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Charlie Parker, Langston Hughes, Jacob Lawrence, Romare Bearden, Ella Fitzgerald, Zora Neale Hurston, Richard Wright, Satchel Paige, and many other luminous examples […]

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