Texas, Sports and the NAACP

Ok, one more Texas bashing article. How bad is it when the NAACP makes this sort of statement? Perhaps related, here in Austin there were a couple of anti-Semitic banners hung over the highway near the Jewish Community center. Police did nothing (I didn’t know not was legal to hang banners over a highway). Last night there was an attempted arson at the JCC.

NAACP Urges Professional Athletes In Free Agency to Avoid Texas

The Big Question

The big question I have about the right wing of American politics is: what do they actually want? We know they want to be in charge, but what happens after that? It is disturbing and telling that in the most recent 2020 presidential election the Republican party would not even produce a platform. I suppose the old jibe that something always beats nothing could be true here, but I suspect there is a set of policies that, frankly, would lose elections if they were voiced. Now the push is toward violent takeover of our democracy.

Almost one in three of Republicans say violence may be necessary to ‘save’ US