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The Week That Was – TW2 Minority Review, Special Election Edition

Special Election News: The Weekly Standard’s  John McCormack writes, “[i]n a phone call going out to Latino households in New York’s 9th congressional district, Democratic state senator Ruben Diaz slams Democratic candidate David Weprin and endorses Republican Bob Turner in … Continue reading

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The Right Way to Redistrict Now – UPDATE

Updated: Tue., Aug. 2, 2011, 12:30 AM The right way to redistrict now By MICHAEL BENJAMIN Last Updated: 12:30 AM, August 2, 2011 Posted: 10:31 PM, August 1, 2011 Read more: http://www.nypost.com/p/news/opinion/opedcolumnists/the_right_way_to_redistrict_now_qY4NzclaT2n6XT8jk7cxeL#ixzz1TvPOX87O To the fevered consternation of editorial boards and … Continue reading

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Spirited Debate: What’s Obama’s Stance on Gay Marriage?

On July 1, Kennedy Williams-Benjamin appeared on Spirited Debate. Kennedy tackled President Obama’s stance on gay marriage. She said that the issue separates the man from his politics. Kennedy believes that President Obama favors civil union over marriage rights. Ms. … Continue reading

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The Week That Was/TW2 Minority Review

Brooklyn Assemblyman Karim Camara spoke with “Inside City Hall”on Tuesday about his new position as chairman of New York State’s Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Legislative Caucus. (NY1) Ex-Governor David Paterson and NAACP president Hazel Duke made City Hall’s … Continue reading

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This Isn’t Selma

Sorry, this isn’t Selma Read more: http://www.nypost.com/p/news/opinion/opedcolumnists/sorry_this_isn_selma_Je8a4EC62C9m1qGKpXxTdK#ixzz1Pg990yrh Just a week after Gov. Cuomo praised the Legislature for passing “historic” ethics-reform legislation, state senators opposed to enacting a “historic” same-sex marriage law are being courted with promises of political cover, endorsements … Continue reading

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Support Traditional Marriage

I am a supporter of traditional marriage between a man and a woman.  In recent years, with the advent of the “Me Generation” and judicial activism, the cultural élite have relentlessly pursued unfettered individual choice without regard for tradition, the needs … Continue reading

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In Praise of Bishop Dr. Timothy Birkett

Recently, I was asked to deliver the keynote remarks at Bishop Dr. Timothy Birkett’s 74th birthday banquet celebration. Bishop Birkett and I have known each other for almost 25 years. During the banquet, Bishop Birkett surprised me with a plaque … Continue reading

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