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Talking NATO, Trump Finds Black Lives Don’t Matter

Brian Ross (Appeared originally at The Huffington Post) The “bombshell” headline of the New York Times’ David E. Sanger and Maggie Haberman interview with Donald Trump was supposed to be … Continue reading

July 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Obama’s Media Metrics Mulligan – Should Polls Be Adjusted for Racial Bias?

We know, through repeated polling, that about 50% of the country, the paler 50%, believes that President Barack Obama is an “other,” a Kenyan, Socialist, a Kenyan Socialist, and all … Continue reading

November 15, 2013 · 2 Comments

President Obama’s No-Win War: Presiding While Black (PWB)

The President of the United States is engaged in a no-win war. Not with Syria, but with the hard big-W White far Right of The Dead Billionaires Club and their … Continue reading

September 22, 2013 · 1 Comment

Is Darden Restaurants Black CEO Okay with Red Lobster Suspension Over N-Word?

The Huffington Post reported that Tori Christina Jenkins was suspended with pay by a Darden Restaurant chain, Red Lobster, after her father posted a photo of a receipt that his … Continue reading

September 14, 2013 · 3 Comments

Justice Department Should Stand Its Ground with Stand Your Ground or ‘Castle’ Laws

Guns and racism go hand-in-hand.  The Stand Your Ground (SYG) laws which the NRA has peddled into the books of at least twenty-four states are unconstitutional. They deprive the life, … Continue reading

July 15, 2013 · 6 Comments

DOMA Ruling as Misdirection: The Gift was to States Rights Advocates, not the LGBT Community

Last week, three landmark cases at the Supreme Court (SCOTUS) were delivered. The timing of the rulings was all but coincidental.  The easy interpretation that will follow this week is … Continue reading

June 30, 2013 · 2 Comments

GOP, Forward

Remember the day after the mid term elections in 2010?  President Obama was not shy about stating that his party, of which he is the standard bearer, took a major … Continue reading

December 2, 2012 · 1 Comment

It’s the Fear of the ‘Other’, Stupid: Of Romney, Racism, Republicans and Make-Belief

At the final debate President Obama was on point, clearly knowledgeable versus being coached, and had the better one-liners of the evening. He’s also still the black guy to about … Continue reading

October 23, 2012 · 2 Comments

When Politics Becomes Religion

“I Don’t Believe the Liberal Media”  is a bumper sticker, a mantra, and an ignorant badge of honor and a disturbing trend: Ignorance is Right-hip.  Birtherism, and baseless claims of … Continue reading

October 8, 2012 · 5 Comments

Hatred Hits Home….Literally

  I have really cool next door neighbors.  One of them rang my doorbell this morning at about 7:30 and told me he’d pulled up my Obama yard sign because … Continue reading

September 24, 2012 · 2 Comments

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