The Ways & Means Committee

The late Flip Wilson would don a wig and a dress to get into character to play Geraldine – the original sassy black woman with the terrible attitude. Geraldine would dismiss  her rude statements and shabby actions with the famous punchline, “The Devil made me do it.”  Flip wasn’t a trans anything. He was a […]

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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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