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I really don’t care what most people have to say about Rick Perry and his ilk (and by “most people”, I mean Perry’s apologists, and others who would affix some

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leading from behind…

  Establishment democrats who prefer blaming each other for the country’s woes rather than the President are oft to quote FDR and his “make me do it” progressive call to

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about Obama; a thoughtful conversation

Watch the full episode. See more Tavis Smiley. This conversation between Tavis Smiley and Randall Kennedy has been making the rounds on my Facebook feed so I thought it only

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in my rearview….

For the most part, I’ve moved on from the Obama debacle (I’m not looking at Obama, I’m looking past him). This doesn’t, however,  mean  that I don’t still have impactful

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is Obama depressed..?

  My thoughts; On election day 2008, America was handed a triumphant symbolic victory, albeit unfulfilled. To most of us, President-elect Obama was a largely ambiguous character onto whom many

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explaining obama’s elitism (cont’d)

In Maureen Dowd’s September 3rd editorial, she made the following observation: “On MSNBC, the anchors were wistfully listening to old F.D.R. speeches, wishing that this president had some of that

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mauren dowd: elitist obama and the good life..

New York Times snarky prima donna Maureen Dowd gave President Obama a well-deserved drubbing in her September 3rd editorial:   On MSNBC, the anchors were wistfully listening to old F.D.R.

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obama lackey calls criticism of Obama by blacks “bullsh*t”

I posted my thoughts over at Yourblackpolitics. Here’s a snippet: Bullshit? If the mere injection of the African American community into a conversation prompts you to use swear words, then

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allen west confuses his role as overseer with slave rescuer (it happens)

  In an appearance on FOX,  freshman Congressman Allen West said that he is, “”the modern day Harriet Tubman” leading people away from the plantation, which is overseen by “perceived

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fareed zakaria confuses message with messenger

  While watching a debate on the Charlie Rose show between Fareed Zakaria and Drew Westen over Obama’s leadership (or lack thereof), I observed – much to my own dismay-

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