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Some members of Congress can’t seem to stay on issue, as we witnessed yesterday when Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-SC) “charged that the Obama administration cannot be trusted to carry out an attack on Syria due to mistakes made in Benghazi and controversies involving the IRS and NSA programs.” Duncan raised Secretary of State John Kerry’s ire and Kerry struck back, forcefully condemning Duncan for his claims. “I’m not going to sit here and be told by you that I don’t have a set of — a sense of what the judgment is,” he said. “We are talking about people being killed by gas and you want to go talk about Benghazi and Fast and Furious.” As Kerry spoke, Duncan held … Continue reading
The verdict in the George Zimmerman trail has added to the question which has been going back and forth in our legal system since the days of Reconstruction. The question: What is the value of the Black boy in America? George Zimmerman being found not guilty I believe, has sent a clear message to America. That message is, killing an unarmed Black boy in the name of “self-defense” is justified and protected under the law. Zimmerman did not run after killing Trayvon. He didn’t cry out into the night saying “Oh my God I just shot somebody’s kid!” No Zimmerman, according to sworn testimony of those who talked to him right after the shooting, was calm and content. Zimmerman in his … Continue reading
For some reason, human psychology tends towards pleasant and away from unpleasant, or, as the cliché you never seem to have heard notes: “You catch more flies with honey than with vinegar.” Continue reading
“Tucker and Neil present a huge opportunity to re-introduce civility to our political discourse. They are mature, sensible men who are very thoughtful and experienced with pleasant senses of humor and do not take themselves too seriously …” Continue reading
Mr. Rutenberg misses some small nuances, such as Goldfarb’s over-the-top role in the exposure, humiliation and punishment of front line combat soldier Scott Beauchamp and The New Republic magazine, whose craven editor, Franklin Foer was just REhired by the new management. Continue reading
Dear Mr. President, The pomp and circumstance of your second inauguration is over, and the American people are ready to follow your lead, well then again maybe only 51% of us. Stay true to yourself, don’t allow the political tomfoolery of Washington DC deter you or hinder your resolve. The majority of America voted for you, not because of what we feared from a Mitt Romney presidency, it was because we believed in you. Mr. President we still believe in hope and change. We believe in the hope and change of an America where all people, no matter their race, creed, or sexual orientation have a right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. We still believe in the … Continue reading
But, of course, that’s just the warmup. After a couple paragraphs establishing just HOW CLOSE Lowery is to President Obama, the Monroe County Reporter lowers the boom, that the Usual Suspects can lower the Reverse Racial Boom … Continue reading