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Glenn Beck declines to debate Van Jones: What he said, what he really meant

22 Jun

Glenn Beck has declined Van Jones challenge to a debate. He made a statement about his refusal which may appease his supporters but it’s not good enough for me. I put it through my patented BS translator and it spat out what he really meant to say. Read that translation here:

Alveda King ask black voters to take a look at Herman Cain

13 Jun

Alveda King ask black voters to take a look at Herman Cain

Now this will probably not help Herman Cain much . Right now Alveda King is more remembered as one of the people who is a supporter of Glenn Beck and spoke at Beck’s Restoring Honor Rally rather than the niece of Dr. King.Read more here:


Herman Cain: African Americans can’t afford to join the Tea Party

9 Jun

Herman Cain: African Americans can’t afford to join the Tea Party

Asked why more African Americans haven’t joined him at tea party rallies and conservative conventions like the Faith And Family Conference in DC this weekend, the millionaire ex-CEO has a different explanation. African Americans, Cain told TPM, are too poor to tea party.

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Is Sarah Palin becoming Al Sharpton

15 Mar

Is Sarah Palin becoming Al Sharpton

Two writers from Politico Jonathan Martin and John F. Harris have written a very interesting article that may surprise both Al Sharpton and Sarah Palin. In it they compare Palin’s playing of the victim and sexism cards to Sharpton’s use of the victim ( race ) card.

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Full text President Obama’s 2011 State of the Union speech

26 Jan

Read the full text of President Obama’s 2011 State of the Union speech here:

Rick Santorum plays the race card while criticizing Pres. Obama

21 Jan

While doing a televised interview Rick Santorum took President Obama to task for his views on abortion. That’s fair enough but then Mr. Santorum decided to bring race into the mix by saying, “…I find it almost remarkable for a black man to say ‘now we are going to decide who are people and who are not people”.Watch t…he video below:

What if you had a black tea party event and not enough blacks showed up

21 Jan

A group of black entrepreneurs, elected officials and constituents has launched its own Tea Party in Houston ( Crispus Attucks Tea Party ). As it turned out, only about half of the 75 people who attended were African American. Read more here:

Video: President Obama speech at Tuscon memorial

13 Jan

In what may be one of the most important speeches he ever gives President Obama gave a speech that all should hear regardless of political affiliations. A speech that not only remembers the fallen and the heroes of the tragedy in Tuscon. But that also reminds us to be the nation that are children want us to be. Watch the entire speech here:

What issue should Pres. Obama and the 112th Congress tackle first

6 Jan

What issue should Pres. Obama and the 112th Congress tackle first

With the 112th congress  in place we are hearing a lot about what they will do once they are in. Many say that things like repealing healthcare are what the “people” want. That got me to wondering about which issues are the most important to people. 

 Please take the poll here: