H. Scott Prosterman: Should girls should be allowed to participate in any sport where they have the aptitude, ability, desire and skill set?
H. Scott Prosterman: The only “War on Christmas” is prosecuted by phony Christians who are so busy declaring enemies and shouting damnation at non-Christians, they forgot how to “walk the walk” if they ever knew!
H. Scott Prosterman: It’s time to call the Republican Party for what it’s become – a haven and source of empowerment for the worst elements of the dregs of the fringes of the marginalized idiots, who are no longer marginalized, thanks to Trump.
H. Scott Prosterman: New York billionaires, such as Michael Bloomberg say that t-Rump is NOT one of them. They never let him into their club because of his brazen absence of “class,” whatever that is.
H. Scott Prosterman: Now we know that this rag willfully enabled t-Rump, gave him “secret” editorial powers to plant bogus stories about his enemies, and kill unfavorable stories about him and his allies.
H. Scott Prosterman: After hearing Aretha’s recording of the Hoagy Carmichael standard “Skylark,” Sarah Vaughan told Etta James she would never sing that song again.
H. Scott Prosterman: To progressive-minded people, Ron Dellums represented all the positive urgency of the agenda, and spoke out forcefully against the Vietnam War, while passionately promoting the ideals of the Free Speech Movement and the Black Panther Party.
H. Scott Prosterman: Sure it makes a nice, feel-good bumper sticker to say, “When they go low, we go high…”, but that doesn’t work on this playing field.
Scott Prosterman: The success of Loyola-Chicago in this year’s NCAA basketball tournament prompts us to remember two of the great, unsung heroes of the Civil Rights Movement – former Mississippi State Coach Babe McCarthy and MSU President Dean Colvard. Loyola won the championship in 1963 with four black starters, defeating McCarthy’s Bulldogs along the way.
H. Scott Prosterman: Anyone who has read Faulkner or Tennessee Williams knows that Memphis has ALWAYS been the cultural and spiritual capital of the Magnolia State, so let’s go ahead and make it official.
Staging a pro-Drumpf rally in this city known for progressive activism is no less provocative than Nazis in Skokie.
H. Scott Prosterman: His supporters said over and over, “Give him a chance to govern.” OK, we tried that American Fascism thing for a couple of months and it’s not for us. Please give us back our democracy.
Scott Prosterman: Despite a careful application of charm and sales theory, I didn’t get past the gatekeeper. I’m still waiting to hear back from Senator Al Franken and Sara Silverman, not the one from Memphis, but THE Sara Silverman.