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12:42 PM / Saturday October 23, 2021

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Time to Rethink Sarah Palin

October 11, 2010

From the moment that Republican presidential candidate John McCain plopped her on his ticket, the supreme article of political faith from all pundits, much of the press, most Democrats, and the GOP establishment has been that Sarah Palin is a…

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Eddie Long can repent by apologizing for gay bashing

October 1, 2010

Embattled mega church preacher Bishop Eddie Long came as close to confessing his sexual debauchery as any debaucher could come without actually confessing. He cryptically told his singing, shouting, handclapping flock that he wasn’t a perfect man, and that he would face some painful situations.

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Dear President Obama…

September 19, 2010

I’ve been meaning to talk to you for a while because I couldn’t help but notice that you’ve been getting it from all sides lately. When I saw your Labor Day speech on Monday you alluded to some of the grief that you’ve been taking from people…

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Keepin’ it real…real dumb

September 4, 2010

The truth is, we’ve been on an anti-intellectual downslide for a long time now. During the Bush Administration, the smart were dismissed in favor of the ideologically pure.

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Abbey Lincoln, a true treasure

August 28, 2010

I rue her passing not just because we’ve lost a musical giant possessed of a unique voice but in this age of mediocre talent filtered through computer apps, reality show bimbo-ism as the ultimate aspiration and a celebrity sensibility where social consciousnes…

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The ‘Ground Zero’ Mosque: a controversy askew

August 16, 2010

A battle over consecrated ground has erupted as an American Muslim organization moves forward with its plans to build a mosque/community center in lower Manhattan, two blocks from the site of the 9/11 World Trade Center attacks.

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The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff