Lloyd Billingsley

About Lloyd Billingsley

Lloyd Billingsley, a non-Asian Atlantic Islander and Person of No Color, is the author of Barack 'em Up: A Literary Investigation, and Bill of Writes: Dispatches from the Political Correctness Battlefield.

Obama: Still the Master of ‘Making Stuff Up’

Barack Obama is campaigning hard for Democrats and claiming “the character of our country is on the ballot” and Republicans are “making stuff up.” Though entirely predictable, that rhetoric might be half right.The character of our country was on the ballot 10 years ago when the freshman U.S. senator from Illinois said, “We are

By |2018-11-04T18:43:05-07:00November 5th, 2018|

‘Dem & Demmer’: Missing Backstories in Feinstein’s Reelection Bid

Democrats Dianne Feinstein and Kevin de León are contending for the U.S. Senate in California. On Wednesday, they faced off in what Dan Walters of CALmatters billed as their “one-and-only quasi-debate,” streamed online by the Public Policy Institute of California. The few voters who saw it might have learned something, but the “conversation”

By |2018-10-18T19:21:15-07:00October 19th, 2018|

‘The Summer of ’82’: High Stakes Drama for the Masses

The Summer of ’82,” (DNC Productions). Executive producer Dianne Feinstein; Starring Christine Blasey Ford and Brett Kavanaugh; co-starring the Senate Judiciary Committee. Limited release beginning September 27. Word has it this production had been in the works only since mid-summer, and in late September producers opted to greenlight the project. That was a

By |2018-09-30T12:31:39-07:00October 1st, 2018|

Is the Pope Latino?

Is the Pope Catholic?” is a longstanding response to those who show a stranglehold on the obvious. Chicago Cardinal Blase Cupich recently gave it a new twist when he said that Pope Francis’ critics “don’t like him because he’s a Latino.” Cupich didn’t quote anybody, and he avoided the more obvious reasons Pope

By |2018-09-16T22:58:33-07:00September 17th, 2018|

The Munichian Candidate

Terrorist’s grandson Ammar Campa-Najjar is a “Palestinian-Mexican” American Democrat on the rise. “Grandson of terrorist rises in race against indicted GOP Rep. Duncan Hunter.” That supposedly “inflammatory” headline drew criticism on social media, and even the Reagan Battalion tweeted that it was “disgusting.” On the other hand, none of the critics questioned its

By |2018-09-01T08:09:01-07:00September 1st, 2018|

Lessons from Mollie Tibbetts and Other Murder Victims

A Mexican illegal alien who supposedly “blacked out” after abducting Mollie Tibbetts still managed to lead Iowa police to the body of the 20-year-old University of Iowa student. A trial date has yet to be set but the accused murderer has already resolved some mysteries. Cristhian Bahena Rivera “was not who he said

By |2018-08-26T20:46:14-07:00August 27th, 2018|

The Great State of Andrew Cuomo

Andrew Cuomo’s proclamation on Wednesday that “We’re not going to make America great again. It was never that great,” was doubtless a jab at President Trump. On the other hand, Cuomo’s 2014 All Things Possible: Setbacks and Success in Politics and Life, suggests the New York governor has a case of sorts. The

By |2018-08-16T19:23:13-07:00August 17th, 2018|