3:37 PM / Friday February 21, 2020


Professor Randall Kennedy and the dangerous politics of sentiment

October 2, 2011

Randall Kennedy recently penned an Op Ed entitled ‘Why Obama’s Black Critics are Wrong.’ He contends that President Obama’s African American critics have focused on his “racial bona fides” and, “Throughout President Barack Obama’s political career, he has been dogged by… accusations that he is not “black enough”…”

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President Obama’s American Jobs Act a Good Start

September 23, 2011

“The purpose of the American Jobs Act is simple: to put more people back to work and more money in the pockets of those who are working. It will create more jobs for construction workers, more jobs for teachers, more jobs for veterans, and more jobs for long-term unemployed.” Obama.

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“Pass the Bill Now!” Obama finally takes a stand… again

September 18, 2011

After buckling to the obstructionists on everything from Health Care Reform, extending the Bush era tax breaks for the wealthy, raising the debt ceiling and awkwardly capitulating to Boehner on the date/day of his speech to a joint session of Congress, the question on everyone’s lips was when will Obama stand and fight.

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Pride of Ownership

August 28, 2011

Arlene Ackerman has been kicked to the District curb as of Monday. Reporters ran around the city looking for everyone from Mayo Nutter to the School Reform Commission to Commonwealth’s Department of Education and even Ackerman herself asking for the answer to the $64,000 question: why?

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Rick Perry’s Texas miracle con job

August 21, 2011

Texas governor and reported GOP presidential candidate Rick Perry is the nation’s greatest political con artist. His so called Texas Miracle has been totally debunked as a fraud. Yet, Perry with generous help from conservative business leaders, tea party acolytes, and…

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Political analyst Juan Williams ‘un-muzzled’

August 7, 2011

He is presently a political analyst for Fox News, a regular panelist on Fox’s public-affairs program Fox News Sunday, and a columnist for both and for The Hill. He has also hosted National Public Radio’s Talk of the Nation and anchored Fox News Channel’s weekend news coverage.

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Bringing the Crazy, Part II: ‘The Really?!’ Edition

July 31, 2011

We’ll start with a dude so Islamophobic that he makes Rick Santorum look tolerant, Cain, who raised a couple of million dollars this election cycle isn’t bringing much heat in Republican Presidential Nomination polls, but he’s saying all the stuff that Tea Party-ers (and other ignorant folks) seem to want to hear.

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