Martin Luther King Day is as good a time as any to remind ourselves of certain inconvenient problems in America that are unfortunately not subjects for polite discussion. One of them is racial violence.
How could anyone five years after the crash have such disgraceful beliefs? It's the predictable outcome of trillions of dollars of no strings bailouts for Wall Street with no accountability for the financial crash and Wall Street's role in causing it.
We have made tremendous progress as a society when it comes to racism. However, we have by no means conquered it. It would be a great thing if no one ever used that word to slur a black person again, if the use of all hateful slurs simply ceased.
To be openly gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender in Jamaica is to take your life in your hands. I had no idea about this reality until I spoke to Leslie Foster, director of a documentary about violent homophobia in Jamaica.
Coming from someone who has regularly accused liberals of alleging racism to silence critics of Barack Obama, it was a particularly cheeky turn of phrase. But, as always, Ann Coulter is willing to go there.