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Charles Ramsey stood racial stereotypes on their head

May 17, 2013

If Charles Ramsey is an American hero or another American casualty of media-induced racial stereotyping or both after helping save the lives of the three kidnapped Cleveland women, one thing is now clear. Ramsey has done the seemingly impossible. He’s turned racial stereotyping on its head.

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No Second Class Families

May 13, 2013

African Americans have spent much of our history fighting for equal treatment. Just two generations ago, our parents and our grandparents were banned from eating at certain restaurants, attending certain schools, and working in certain professions.

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The GOP’s war against Obama’s court picks

May 5, 2013

When then President George W. Bush submitted the names of his judicial court nominee picks it took the Senate on average 18 days to take a vote on his picks. When now President Obama submits the names of his judicial court picks it takes 132 days on average to get a Senate vote on them. 

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Hunt terrorists, not witchhunt Muslims

April 29, 2013

President Obama’s cautious admonition not to rush to judgment about the Boston Marathon terror bombing until all the facts were in put a momentary check on the media and some in the public who were rushing to spew the perennial “Muslim terrorists” did it line. 

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The Most Useless Man In America

April 19, 2013

The fact that I didn’t go any further than calling him useless was my being nice. If I said what I really felt about Sen. Reid, then you could call me mean. In fact, you could feasibly ask me if I kissed my late Mother with that mouth….

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‘42’ never had it made

April 12, 2013

For five hours on August 8, 1944, the young second lieutenant stood nervously before an all-white nine judge military jury panel at Camp (now Fort) Hood, Texas. He faced multiple charges in his court martial proceedings. His only real offense was that he had defied a segregation mandate.

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GOP minority outreach borders on futility

March 31, 2013

The Republican National Committee’s $10 million outreach to blacks, Latinos and Asians carries with it a profound sense of irony.  If it is to succeed it will require much more than the legion of paid staffers going into ethnic neighborhoods for sit-down discussions with voters.

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This Girl’s Life

March 24, 2013

Now if you’ve ever been to Ohio, particularly if you’ve ever been to OSU, you know that there are few things more important than football. Football players were practically Gods at OSU, especially if the team had vanquished the hated University of Michigan Wolverines that year. They had absolute power.

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Haters insure Vick won’t be finally free

March 14, 2013

Michael Vick has done everything humanly possible to atone for his dog torturing past. He was tried, convicted and jailed. He accepted full responsibility for his actions. He’s virtually prostrated himself before every animal rights group around to apologize for his actions.

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The Democrats’ “Nobody Problem”

March 7, 2013

“You don’t beat somebody with nobody.” That familiar old maxim expresses a very modern political truth. Well-known candidates tend to win elections running against unknown candidates. The well-known candidate may be unpopular, may be flawed or even worse. But having high name identification…

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