Stuck in Neutral

Last month, a certain quote from the Rev. Al Sharpton caught my eye during the Shirley Sherrod debacle.  Sherrod was wrongly fired from her USDA position after political hack-job blogger Andrew Breitbart spliced and diced her speech into a racist soundbite, devoid of the entire text of her 48-minute address. Black leaders piled on Wednesday….

Here We Go Again…

Shirley Sherrod should be upset and angry.  The “rush to judgment” card tagged her like a catfish on a fish hook.  Our society has again perfected the “guilty until proven innocent” rationale. She didn’t have to accept the apologies from the White House, or the NAACP, but she did.  She sure as hell shouldn’t accept…