Hobbservation Point

Chuck Hobbs
"Real Politics in Real Time"
Created 04 May 2021
  • On the Kyle Rittenhouse verdict
    20 Nov 2021 • 3 min read • 5 0
    ***When state legislatures across America started pushing open carry and stand your ground laws that removed any sense of discretion about firearms, and any modicum of reflection before one uses deadl...
  • In pursuit of liberty and justice for all
    19 Nov 2021 • 4 min read • 8 1
    Nobody asked me but.... ***Travis McMichael, the man who fired the shots that killed Ahmaud Arbery, 26, looked and sounded as dumb as a box of rocks on the witness stand yesterday. Travis McMichael As...
  • The FBI remains complicit in the assassinations of Min. Malcolm X and Dr. Martin Luther King
    18 Nov 2021 • 3 min read • 7 0
    Per this morning's NY Times article written by Ashley Southall and Jonah Bromwich that focuses upon the exoneration of two men convicted of killing the Honorable Minister Malcolm X: "Two of the men fo...
  • The madding (and racist) crowds in 21st Century America
    17 Nov 2021 • 4 min read • 9 5
    Thinking out loud.… ***I find it frustrating that the same Americans who once called an unarmed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin a "thug" simply because he was walking to his father's home on a cold evening...
  • James "Jim" Crow, II, Esq. in America's judicial system
    16 Nov 2021 • 6 min read • 12 5
    If it’s Tuesday, with a nod to Peter Abelard's Sic et Non, it’s time for Hobbs’s Talking Points! 1. Will Kyle Rittenhouse be found guilty of homicide? No! It is critically important that I begin by no...
  • Liberty and justice for some in America
    15 Nov 2021 • 4 min read • 9 2
    Perusing today's headlines... ***I have no doubts in my mind that Kyle Rittenhouse, the criminal who crossed state lines with his mother during last year's Black Lives Matter protests, deputized himse...
  • Toxic Masculinity on Trial
    12 Nov 2021 • 6 min read • 6 1
    Manhood Defined What makes a good man? During a speech at the National Conservatism Conference last month, Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo), the 41-year-old Yale Law graduate that is considered a prime contend...
  • In honor of America's Veterans
    11 Nov 2021 • 5 min read • 11 3
    In 2012, when I was working as counsel on the Robert Champion band hazing manslaughter case, I exchanged emails with an older white man named Charles Haywood, one who had seen my name in an Atlanta Jo...
  • The case for Coach Deion "Primetime" Sanders staying at Jackson State University
    10 Nov 2021 • 5 min read • 7 2
    ***If you follow Black College football, then you know that NFL Hall of Famer Deion Sanders has led a resurgence of the once mighty Jackson State University brand as head coach of the Tigers—and renew...
  • Tragedy for Travis Scott and fans
    09 Nov 2021 • 6 min read • 6 0
    If it’s Tuesday, with a nod to Peter Abelard's Sic et Non, it’s time for Hobbs’s Talking Points! 1. Is the City of Houston to blame for the tragedy at Travis Scott's festival that ended with eight peo...
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