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Bill Clinton resumes presidency while Barack goes to a party… no, seriously

It really doesn’t get any better than this does it?  I mean… seriously.  President (can we still call him that after this episode) Barack Obama held a press conference today in which he played the role of master of ceremonies … Continue reading

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Bitter Clinging is Back!

Just when you thought it was over, Obama has brought back a beloved meme from the 2008 election. Bitter clinging is back for a repeat performance! I — I do think that it’s important for us to recognize that right … Continue reading

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“I like my tea Black”

There’s been a great deal of noise being made on the increasingly frantic left about the rapid rise of “Tea Parties” in the American political consciousness.  Reporters from the so-called mainstream media cannot seem to stop themselves from focusing relentlessly … Continue reading

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I may be conservative… but I’m still Black

Conservative AND Black In my political journey from idealistic stalwart Democrat to die-hard conservative, I have paid little price for my convictions, chiefly because I tend to keep my political opinions to myself and don’t really feel like arguing with … Continue reading

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Color vs. Content: Reflections on MLK day in the age of Obama

Today is the day set aside to celebrate and honor one of many heroes of the American Civil Rights movement: the Rev. Dr. Martin L. King Jr., who was assassinated during the height of the political turmoil in the late … Continue reading

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The Rage of the Common Man

H/T to the Black Informant for finding this bit of information… As readers may or may not know, I was in my youth, much closer in ideology to being a full on socialist (though with reservations) than a right winger.  … Continue reading

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Servility and freedom

With the Republican party leaderless and in backbiting disarray following its destruction by the ideologically incoherent George W. Bush, Democrats are apparently eager to join the hara-kiri brigade. What looked like smooth coasting to the 2010 election has now become … Continue reading

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