Category Archives: Presidential Politics

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

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Review & Outlook: The Libya Debacle – WSJ.com

The Wall Street Journal opinion page’s Review & Outlook column is a must-read for those interested in what really happened in Benghazi, Libya earlier this month. The Obama Administration’s mischaracterization of the events that resulted in Ambassador Chris Stevens’ death … Continue reading

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Our choice for President…

Obama! That was my reply to a friend who in response to a recent posting, What Wikileaks cables tell us about Abu Qumu Hamouda, replied, “our choice for president.” President George W Bush authorized Hamouda’s release and Secretary Condoleeza Rice‘s … Continue reading

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Martin Bashir: Mr. Romney has the heart of a hypocrite — MSNBC

On his show this afternoon, Martin Bashir contrasted the public and private Mitt Romney: A man who talk a big game on God and religion in public but then disparages the poor and elderly in private comments to donors in … Continue reading

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New Voting Laws Get Democratic Organizers Fired Up – NationalJournal.com

Democratic party activists are flooding into battleground where voter ID laws and other ballot suppression efforts may dampen turnout for President Barack Obama and other Democrats running for election in November. The effort is focused on making voters qualify, get … Continue reading

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AP: Cuomo, Possible 2016 Hopeful, Keeps a Low Profile

I was recently asked to offer my take on Governor Andrew Cuomo’s thoughts about running for President in 2016. “I think Andrew Cuomo constantly assesses his own presidential caliber. He may not be ready in his mind.” Political pro Hank … Continue reading

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Rep. Mike Honda: ‘Obama is First Asian-American President’

It’s the latest effort in “identity” politics. Well-meaning supporters wanting their community to embrace the politician with whom they feel a personal affinity claim that person as one of their own. Rep. Mike Honda, an Asian American congressman from California, … Continue reading

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Associated Press – GOP ELECTOR RESIGNS, SAYS SHE CAN’T SUPPORT ROMNEY

  Melinda Wadsley of Ames, Iowa, told The Associated Press that she could not in good conscience vote for party nominee Mitt Romney. Wadsley was among three electors who had told the AP for a story published Thursday that they … Continue reading

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Can Christians Vote for A Mormon (or A non-Evangelical Christian)?

I just finished reading this article at BCNN1, “Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Panel Asks: Can Christians Vote for a Mormon,” about a panel discussion recently held by the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. The topic is important to all believers: Christians, … Continue reading

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Frederick Douglass’ Wisdom Is Timeless

This came to me in an email today. I believe it must be shared with and among those who seek racial justice and racial reconciliation in America. Something deeper than politics is dividing our nation. It’s been our political fault … Continue reading

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