A lot of statues across America are coming down right now. I discuss the obvious problem with the “erasing history” argument, but explain why I think removing statues and monuments is nevertheless a bad idea.
I discuss some of my revised thoughts on the killings of Eric Garner, Tamir Rice, Freddie Gray, and others. This is the fifth and probably the most difficult mini-episode in this series.
It turns out the BLM movement stands for a lot more than the fact that black lives matter, and I can’t get behind all of it.
I’ve seen a lot of people defending, excusing, or refusing to condemn violence, destruction of property, and theft. Here’s why that’s a bad thing. Part 3 in my miniseries on race, police violence, the BLM movement, and more.
I discuss the killing of George Floyd, the 2016 killing of Daniel Shaver, and the instances of non-lethal police brutality we’ve seen in the last few weeks, arguing that there seem to be systemic problems with how police are trained in America, and the issues are not just racism, even if they disproportionately affect blackContinue reading “Episode 28.2: Problems with Policing in America”
The first in a series of several episodes on a lot of different things going on in our country today. Among other things, I discuss Phil Vischer’s video on systemic racism, which you can find here: https://youtu.be/AGUwcs9qJXY
Twitter, Trump, and the two meanings of free speech.
I discuss what it was like to listen to oral arguments for the first time and share my opinions on Baca v. Colorodo and Chiafalo v. Washington, two cases about faithless electors.
I dive deep into draft data from 1983 to 2017 and explain just how hard it is to draft a franchise quarterback.
Analyzing all the biggest transactions AND the new collective bargaining agreement as the 2020 NFL year commences.