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4:02 PM / Friday February 21, 2020

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Politically Uncorrected: Candidate Romney

September 29, 2012

This, of course, is no news bulletin. In fact, Romney’s ineptness is a topic that now dominates the political dialogue during the waning days of the 2012 presidential campaign. He has consistently underwhelmed most observers with his political skills.

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GOP tries again to tar Obama as soft on defense

September 24, 2012

GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney drew much of the attention and heat for knocking President Obama for allegedly not talking and acting tough enough in response to the Cairo and Libyan embassy attacks. But Romney’s anti-Obama blast was only the tip of the GOP onslaught.

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Wayward Democrats pose danger to President Obama

September 16, 2012

The Democratic Convention was pitch perfect in publicly showcasing Democratic Party unity. Speaker after speaker made the case why President Obama should get a second term. But there is still the nagging worry among Democrats that more than a few Democrats will be MIA from the polls on November 6.

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Can Romney win just with just white votes?

September 9, 2012

Former Florida governor Jeb Bush, GOP political guru Karl Rove, and the parade of Hispanic and black speakers at the Republican National Convention either said or were testament to one belief and that’s GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney can’t win with just white votes.

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August 28 – A Story of American Struggle

September 2, 2012

Next year this nation will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington on August 28, 2013. Many of you will be on your way to DC to honor the legacy of a movement that helped liberate, not only African Americans but all Americans from the chains of legalized segregation.

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Republican National Convention: The Drinking Game

September 2, 2012

I think that that you might want to keep your eyes trained on the one reality television show that we don’t as citizens watch nearly enough because it’s just a good idea to know what’s going on in your government and what’s up with the people who want to run it.

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Romney’s Southern strategy gambit

August 17, 2012

Mitt Romney with VP pick Paul Ryan in tow picked their joint campaign starting point and their audience deliberately. A battleship draped in red, white and blue in Norfolk, Virginia. The lily white audience cheered as Romney and Ryan punched coded themes of out of control, spend thrift and bloated government.

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Could anti-gay marriage black ministers hurt President Obama?

August 13, 2012

Rev. William Owens is banking that anti-gay marriage sentiment among blacks is so strong that it will put a crimp in President Barack Obama’s near solid black voter support. He’s founded a group called the Coalition of African-American Pastors and he and his undetermined sized group are so confident that…

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Why the death penalty debate for the Batman movie massacre shooter

August 8, 2012

Arapahoe County District Attorney Carol Chambers raised eyebrows when she told reporters that convicting alleged Batman mass shooter James Holmes is not a “slam dunk.” She raised even more eyebrows when she said that she would take weeks to decide whether to seek the death penalty against Holmes.

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Poverty issue missing on the presidential campaign trail

July 31, 2012

Wealthy Americans are amply represented among the off shore tax evaders. This money could bankroll business start ups, business expansion, fatten federal and state tax revenues, and create thousands of new jobs. This would do much to blunt the steady march upwards of those that slip into the poverty ranks.

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