Category Archives: Presidential Politics

Say No to military intervention in Syria

Congress must defeat President Obama’s War Powers resolution authorizing military action against the Assad regime in Syria. Continue reading

Posted in Foreign Policy, International Affairs, National Security, Politics, Presidential Politics, Public Policy | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

2012 voters: The deepest racial split since ’88

Talk about voting against your economic and class interests in favor of racial fears. The unrelenting torrent of code words and innuendo about President Obama’s heritage, competence, intelligence and legitimacy to hold the nation’s highest office is giving license for … Continue reading

Posted in African Americans, Presidential Politics, RAce Relations, The Economy | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Who was Obama’s ‘hype man’ last night?

H/T to TVOne‘s Roland Martin for alerting Team Obama to the need for a pre-debate ‘hype man’ because the President walked onto center stage last night with a winning ‘tude. I imagined that President Obama had NFL linebacker Ray Lewis‘s motivational … Continue reading

Posted in African Americans, Elections, Presidential Politics | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Rumble, young man, Rumble

Rumble, young man, Rumble

Posted in African Americans, Elections, Presidential Politics | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Honey Boo Boo endorses Barack Obama on Jimmy Kimmel Live – latimes.com

Bubba has done it! Last night on Jimmy Kimmel Live, pint-sized reality child star Alana Thompson (aka Honey Boo Boo) declared her support for President… “Marack Obama” Apparently, like President Obama and Bill Clinton, HBB’s thinking is also evolving on … Continue reading

Posted in Media, Presidential Politics | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Libya Attack: Clinton Claims Responsibility For Libya Consulate Security

Last week, I asked if President Obama would throw Secretary of State Hillary Clinton under the bus as a consequence of the tragic errors that left US Ambassador Chris Stevens vulnerable to attack in Libya. Today, on the eve of … Continue reading

Posted in Counter-Terrorism, Foreign Policy, Presidential Politics | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Will Obama Throw Hillary Under The Bus After State Dept. Meltdown at Benghazi Hearing?

The State Department mishandling of the situation in Benghazi Libya has hurt what many believe was President Obama’s strong suit — foreign policy. With Bill Clinton out stumping for him, Obama can’t throw Hillary under the bus. Mitt Romney will … Continue reading

Posted in Counter-Terrorism, Foreign policy, International Affairs, Presidential Politics | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Hey Roland, I’ve found Obama’s ‘hype man’ for next presidential debate

  On today’s Washington Watch, the host Roland Martin said that President Obama (Was Obama Scared of Romney) needed a “hype man” like Bundini Brown to walk him into the next debate. After the show, I switched to ESPN’s Sunday … Continue reading

Posted in Elections, Presidential Politics | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

America’s middle class (and our prosperity) is eroding in full view

The Middle Class — the foundation of American prosperity is eroding in full view says Jeff Madrick in Our Crisis of Bad Jobs. Despite the reported drop in unemployment from 8.1% in August to 7.8 last month, President Obama is still … Continue reading

Posted in Economic Development, Presidential Politics, Public Policy | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Rev. A.R. Bernard Sets the Record Straight on Voting This November

  The Daily Beast recently published, Is the Black Vote Really in Play?, wherein Brooklyn mega-church pastor Rev. A.R. Bernard sets the record straight on an AP story linking him to an alleged movement by black ministers to boycott President … Continue reading

Posted in African Americans, Presidential Politics, Public Policy, Religion, Voting Rights | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments