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On the writing and thinking of Peter Kalifornsky, who brought his oral language into written literature.
I don’t think we ought to forget him, or what happened in 1955 near Money, Mississippi, when two white men beat the 14-year old Emmett Till to death for verbally insulting (as they saw it) a white woman. A boy who found himself in the wrong neighborhood.
In the June 2002 issue of Archipelago, I published an important speech by then-Sen. Russell Feingold (D-Wis), the only United States senator to have voted against the USA PATRIOT Act.
A dozen years ago, the historic legal reading of the Second Amendment was sharply reinterpreted to allow nearly unlimited personal ownership of rifles and pistols, including those designed as man-killers.