Requiem for Sen. Joseph McCarthy

by Ellis Washington --  Requiem aeternam dona eis, Domine, et lux perpetua luceat eis. Grant them eternal rest, Lord, and let perpetual light shine on them. ~ Requiem Mass text, Introit Suggested more…

D-Day for Kwame (6 years late)

by Ellis Washington -- Damn that, Never busted. Busted is what you see! ~ Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick (KK) text messaging chief of staff Beatty on Sept. 12, 2002 Kym Worthy On more…

Why I became a conservative

by Ellis Washington -- Harvard University, circa 1988 The party, as the kids say today, "was on and poppin'." My friend, Leon Betchett, a second-year law student, and I were so pumped-up more…

Calling all criminals: Come to Detroit!

by Ellis Washington -- We are in the middle of shift change. Maybe you should call 911 again. ~ Detroit Police 911 Operator's response to a citizen in distress NOTICE: Calling all more…

Alan Dershowitz's apology for Spitzer

by Ellis Washington -- These laws [criminalizing adult consensual prostitution] may be sins, but there are no real victims, except for family members. ~ Alan Dershowitz I first met Alan Dershowitz 20 more…

Reagan vindicated: SDI works

by Ellis Washington -- Reagan's SDI was a very successful blackmail. … The Soviet Union tried to keep up pace with the U.S. military buildup, but the Soviet economy couldn't endure such more…

KKK or KKK (Kwame 'Klan' Kilpatrick)?

by Ellis Washington -- Sometimes our talent can take us places our character cannot keep us. ~ Mildred Gaddis, host "The Mildred Gaddis Show," WCHB-1200 AM, Detroit When someone shows you who more…