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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

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We Who Believe In Freedom Cannot Rest | City and State NY

Michael Benjamin writes that America hasn’t moved beyond the legacy of violence against blacks: http://bit.ly/13Q9HRj

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NBC Chicago : Obama Headed to Chicago to Address Gun Violence

President Barack Obama will visit Chicago Friday to talk about the ongoing issue of gun violence in the city. The President is expected to address gun violence as well as strengthening the economy for the middle class in Tuesday evening’s … Continue reading

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The Mainstream Media’s Trivial Pursuit of Campaign 2012 | The Nation

This Nation column by Eric Alterman is required reading for those troubled by the media’s coverage of presidential campaigns. Alterman trenchantly writes: “This orgy of mindlessness was possible only because of the media’s refusal to take the Republican radicalization seriously. … Continue reading

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A Grateful Nation Celebrates Veteran’s Day

Today. President Barack H. Obama honored our nation’s veterans and military families at Arlington National Cemetery. Watch courtesy of the White House: on.wh.gov/0q30HA Related articles Obama honors veterans, promises benefits (cbsnews.com)

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AP poll: Majority of Americans harbor prejudice against blacks

Reprinted in its entirety is the AP News report about the Associated Press’ poll about American attitudes towards race. I’m not surprised that a majority of Americans harbor prejudice against blacks. Racism against blacks is embedded in the society, our … Continue reading

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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

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“We have fewer horses & bayonets, too”

“You mention the Navy,for example,and the fact that we have fewer ships than we did in 1916. Well governor,we also have fewer horses and bayonets,” Obama said during the final presidential debate. “We have these things called aircraft carriers and … Continue reading

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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

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Rumble, young man, Rumble

Rumble, young man, Rumble

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