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Archive >> February 2012
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Recently, I have been following the Republican Party primaries. Something scary is coming out of these spectacles that are designed to select the leader of the Republican opposition toPresident Obama in the next election. Each of the candidates is stumbling over themselves in coming up with ways to confirm their hatred of Obama policies. The best way to describe their chorus is: "There is no common ground."
At the opening of the recent CPAC (Conservative Political Action Conference), Senator Jim Dement of South Carolina stated, "We don't share any common goals with the Democrats."
Fellow book lovers and lovers of African American history,
Author Donald E. Payne announces
The backlash movement led by conservatives to "take back America" is a clarion call back to a time when most Americans were severely disadvantaged -- before Progressive Movements led to women's rights, union rights, civil rights, equality in education, housing, travel and lodging, employment discrimination, and universal health care. This is a scary movement that has stirred the inner racist in those who embrace the "foundational principles of the founding fathers" -- all card carrying racists.
Here is what the Modern Conservative movement is all about. The new buzz word in the
I remember thinking just before that fateful day in 2010, "hmmmmmm usually when things go south (meaning the economy), I end up getting let go from my job. Seems like that aint the case this time..." I really felt secure and comfortable at my job. I believed that my job did not have a policy of down sizing or laying off....Well, I was very wrong.
That day, I came into work a little late from a doctor's appointment. As soon as I got in, I received a telephone call to come to the Chair's office. My instincts told me that something was wrong ...and low and behold, I was right! I was being
I was never a political activist until the campaign to elect President Obama. I have voted in every election in my life since I was eligible, but I was not an activist. In the last Presidential election, I began my activism as a foot soldier -- canvassing, attending rallies, working phone banks, hosting events in my home. It was during this activity that I learned about a deficiency among African American voters that must change, or very few of us will get our voices heard and acted upon.
The most important lesson I learned is that voting is just our ticket to the dance. If we then stand
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