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2:25 AM / Monday April 6, 2020

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Why so many whites vote against themselves

March 17, 2012

More whites are on welfare, use food stamps, and public health services numerically than blacks and Latinos. If three GOP presidential contenders, Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich have their way things will get even worse. They back deep cuts in government programs…

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Why Limbaugh’s Fluke apology was no apology

March 12, 2012

In his 10 line “apology” statement to Fluke he devoted all of two lines to a tepid, kind of sort of “I made a mistake” pronouncement in branding her “a slut.” In the rest of the statement he railed against alleged sexual promiscuity at taxpayer expense.

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Trashing Whitney

February 19, 2012

She gave freely of her time, talent and made contributions to many humanitarian causes. How or why she died is not known. How she lived is. It will take weeks, maybe months, for L.A. County officials to rule on the actual cause of Houston’s death and the circumstances around her death.

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Not racist Ron Paul, but opportunist Ron Paul

February 12, 2012

But Paul didn’t greenlight the racist stuff in the newsletters because he is a racist, or in the purity of literary license. He approved the digs because they were a quick and dirty way to make a fast buck. A then out-of-political-office Paul was in debt.

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This time President Obama literally in gun toters’ sights

February 5, 2012

The bullet-riddled tee shirt of President Obama posted brazenly on Facebook by seven semi-automatic gun toting men among them a Peoria, Arizona, police sergeant was much more than the by now standard non-stop litany of racist cartoons, depictions, web postings, and kooky loose talk threats against President Obama.

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Will Gingrich bring white supremacy back to the White House?

January 27, 2012

The suddenly surging Gingrich upped his racially loaded pandering scorecard with the resurface of a handwritten first draft of a series of talks he prepared in 1993, a couple of years before his ascendancy to House Speaker, for his prescription for “renewing American civilization”.

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“I have a dream….” and I got it for half off!

January 22, 2012

Right now as I’m writing this, folks around the country are participating in service projects, going to ecumenical services, or doing other things to benefit their communities as part of the observance of the 83rd birthday of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Dumping on the Obamas

January 16, 2012

It was only a matter of time before the enshrined celebrity tabloid obsession would ensnare the Obama family. They have been ripe for the pickings of a media that for the past two decades has successfully parlayed gossip, innuendo, rumor, half-truths and outright lies…

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