Author Archives: theblackcommenter

Why does something so right feel so wrong?

How can something so right (voting) feel so wrong? It’s easy when it’s your first time to cast a vote in the Republican Party primary when all your life you’ve been a staunch Democrat (or at least a loyal one). … Continue reading

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Ahhhhhh…..I can’t hear you, I can’t you, I can’t hear you!

We’ve all seen little kids do it.  Stick their fingers in their ears when they hear something that they would rather ignore, usually accompanied by a whining, “I can’t hear you, I can’t hear you, lalalalalala.”  It’s understandable in a … Continue reading

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Elena Kagan and other tragedies

Obama’s latest obamination is his nomination of another “wise” woman to the United States Supreme Court.  By now, much has been written about how thoroughly unqualified, unoriginal (and incidentally unattractive) this nominee is.  She is a hack in the worse … Continue reading

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“Pass the bill to find out what’s in it..” Except they knew what was in it

Well it seems the democrats are up to their old shenanigans yet again.  After Nancy Pelosi famously opined that we needed to pass the monstrous health “care” legislation in order to find out what was in it, it turns out … 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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Barack Obama is a liar… But what about those separation of powers again??

Commentary on the president’s State of the Union address abounds throughout the blogosphere with predictable people saying predictable things about Obama’s speechifying.  The Associated Press, not exactly a bastion of conservative thought, has fact checked some of the presidents statements … Continue reading

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Send the Men away

I think they call this sexism… In case you were unsure of what she said, here it is: “We go to the ladies room and the Republican women and the Democratic women and we just roll our eyes. And the … Continue reading

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Surpise surpise… Middle East mud impervious to “Hope & Change”

In a stunning admission of his own obtuseness, arrogance, and lack of judgment, the prez-nit noticed that his foreign policy approach in the middle east has accomplished exactly nothing.  Amazingly, despite the ocean calming rhetoric of King Obama the great, … Continue reading

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Hope & Change comes to the Bay State

In what may be a harbinger of things to come, Scott Brown has won the special election for the “Kennedy seat” in Massachusetts.  The lackluster campaign performance of Martha Coakley coupled with deep seated dissatisfaction with the ever more unpopular … Continue reading

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