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Indian-American appoints Black-American to Senate, but it doesn’t matter because racism or something…

The news of the day is that Indian-American governor of South Carolina has appointed Tim Scott to replace Jim DeMint in the U.S. Senate.  Scott will be the only Black American serving in the Senate and only the 7th in the entire … 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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The Barbershop Report

Finally tired of the increasing unmanageability of the too rapidly thinning, African curled but interspersed with myriad straight strands evincing the peek-a-boo genetic inheritance of my American native and White Irish roots, and more than a few not so easily … Continue reading

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