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Interview with Michael Blake, Democrat for Assembly (79AD/Bronx)

Last Saturday (April 19), I stopped by the Michael Blake for Assembly kick-off announcement at PS 463, The Urban Scholars Community School. I took the opportunity to hear his announcement, speak with his supporters and then interview Mr Blake. The … Continue reading

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Ahead of ex-Obama operative Michael Blake’s Bronx Assembly run kickoff, residency questions – NY Daily News

Uh Oh! Democrat Michael Blake, who has his eye on the 79th District seat vacated by Eric Stevenson after a January bribery conviction, describes himself as a “lifelong” Bronx resident. But records reviewed by the Daily News Friday show he voted in … Continue reading

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Mapping Chicago’s gun murders – Interactive Map — via Guardian.co.uk

Mapping Chicago’s gun murders – interactive Thousands of people have been murdered by guns in Chicago since 2007 – but is there any relationship between the location of gun shops outside the city and the murders just over the city … Continue reading

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BOLO: Black man with a gun

http://m.flickr.com/photos/whitehouse/8436110735/ BOLO (Be On The Lookout): A black man with a gun often creates anxiety among some people in the electorate. Seeing President Obama comfortably sport shooting should allay those fears. Obama is demonstrating that golf courses, public swimming pools, … Continue reading

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Django Unchained Lincoln

Django Unchained, Quentin Tarantino’s violent fantasy, is a great segue to Steven Spielberg’s fact-based Lincoln. Django ends with him rescuing his wife and burning a plantation mansion to the ground. Lincoln opens with a negro Union soldier telling President Lincoln … Continue reading

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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

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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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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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Are you John Galt?

OWS, the Tea Party, Guy Fawkes, and John Galt I finally saw the film adaptation of Ayn Rand’s novel Atlas Shrugged and my curiosity was piqued. The novel is championed by conservatives and libertarians as a defense of capitalism and … Continue reading

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