The Akata Vote

I was assisted in writing this post by a bottle of Joel Gott Cabernet Sauvignon (815) 2017. A solid California Cabernet. Balanced. Cherry, cocoa, tobacco, plums, pepper. Moderate tannins. Smoky nose. Vanilla background. Peppery finish. Thoughts after watching a flowing melange of several videos regarding Kamala Harris, immigrant reparations oppositionists, and the 2020 election onContinue reading “The Akata Vote”

Reconciliation And Reparations

I was assisted in posting this rant by a bottle of Los Vascos Cabernet Sauvignon 2018. A Colchagua Valley Chile Dry Red. Elegant. Full bodied. Blackberries, currants, dark cherries, spice, chocolate. Smooth but mild tannins. Crisp finish. “Justice requires not only the ceasing and desisting of injustice but also requires either punishment or reparation forContinue reading “Reconciliation And Reparations”

Blacklining And Intrification

I was assisted in writing this post by a bottle of Bindi Sergardi I Colli Classico Riserva 2015. Ancient Estate wine. Tuscany Italy. A very drinkable Dry Red. Cherry, strawberries, red plum, white grapes. Surprisingly complex structure. High acidity. Medium tannins. A long – elegant vanilla finish. “Associate yourself with people of good quality, forContinue reading “Blacklining And Intrification”

Cash And Reparations

I was assisted in writing this post by a bottle of Lara & Rand Block 4A Reserve 2017. A California Napa Valley – Stags Leap District Red Blend. Bordeaux type Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. Blueberry, spice, black mushrooms, chocolate, raspberry. Dry and lush. Balanced. Long, slightly sweet finish. This is just my opinion folks. NotContinue reading “Cash And Reparations”

Three Answers To An Unrepentant Pan-Africanist

I was assisted in writing this post by a sturdy bottle of Duckhorn Three Palms Vineyard Merlot 2016. Yes motherfuckers, this shit is $95.00 a hit. I made a little extra money that week so fuck it. An ass-kicking Napa Valley masterpiece. Oak, vanilla, chocolate foreground. A strong background of spice, sweet cherries, blackberries, caramel,Continue reading “Three Answers To An Unrepentant Pan-Africanist”

Nigger Hypocrisy And Gay Distractions

I was assisted in writing this post by a bottle of Catina Malbec 2017. A MendozaArgentina Red. Bold, black cherry, chocolate, expresso, almonds, tobacco leaf. Light tannins. A smooth finish – just a shadow of vanilla. It took me a minute. But I had to say something about this bullshit. OK? This post was writtenContinue reading “Nigger Hypocrisy And Gay Distractions”

Tribalizing the Issue of Reparations

I was assisted in putting up this post by a bottle of Francis Ford Coppola Diamond Collection Claret – Black Label 2017. This is a Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon. Light body and balanced. Balanced – light acidity. Abiding cherries, vanilla, pepper. Easy bourbon finish. This is was a Facebook dialogue dated March 18, 2019 fromContinue reading “Tribalizing the Issue of Reparations”

The Problem of Pan-African Distribution

I was assisted in writing this post by a bottle of Chateau Petit-Freylon Cuvee Michael Bordeaux 2016. This baby has notes of oak, earth, and black fruits. Medium to heavy body on the palate. Well rounded.   “History is not everything, but it is a starting point. History is a clock that people use to tellContinue reading “The Problem of Pan-African Distribution”

To Those That Want To Complicate Things

I was assisted in writing this post by a bottle of Magistrate Lodi Zinfandel 2017 Limited Production. A Californian Zinfandel with background tannins. A blend of strawberry, plums, and fig notes. Hints of vanilla. A smooth dry red wine. “Specialists in information technology are the new lawyers. Long ago, lawyers realized that they could makeContinue reading “To Those That Want To Complicate Things”

Reparations and Pan-Africanism

I was assisted in putting up this post by a bottle of Badet Clement Revelation Cabernet-Merlot Pays d’Oc 2018. This beauty is a Languedoc-Roussillon Red that is complex, with plum and blackberry notes. Slightly acidic with a fruity finish. This is from a Facebook post dated March 9, 2019 from the late Chicago ADOS obstructionistContinue reading “Reparations and Pan-Africanism”