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      Jim Hughes

      Jim Hughes a writer, producer and humorist living in Los Angeles. He is neither a woman, black, nor disabled, but he does have an awe-inspiring collection of parachute pants.

Do White Lives Matter? Obama’s Medal Of Freedom Honoree Says ‘No! Kill ‘Em Too!’

Novelist Toni Morrison smiles with U.S. President Barack Obama as he prepares to award her a 2012 Presidential Medal of Freedom during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, May 29, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque (UNITED STATES  - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY PROFILE) - RTR32T3V

If you have the benefit of living in England, perhaps you read yesterday's account of the single most vile, disgusting, call to American racial violence in recent memory. Sadly, if you lived here in America – you didn’t. Stateside, only Tucker Carlson’s brave Daily Caller and the Washington Times thought that author and Medal of Freedom honoree Toni Morrison’s call for the systematic slaughter of white teenagers was worthy of mention.

I think I’m woman, hear me roar!

3:36 PM 11/13/2013

As a fourth generation Californian who lived through the first Jerry Brown administration -- or as I like to call it, the tunnel-boat scene from Willy Wonka -- back in the ‘70s, I always considered a Jerry Brown governorship to be like the chicken pox. It's horrible, you have to suffer though it, it leaves scars, but the good news is that you can never get it again. Then a friend reminded me that chicken pox can lie dormant for years, coming back as its more virulent, painful, adult cousin: The shingles.