Politics

Gallup Poll Has Romney Beating Obama: Romney 48%, Obama 43%

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Willard Mitt Romney, with all his gaffes and androidness, is often derided by progressives as a poor candidate who can’t possibly win against Obama. Not so fast. A new Gallup Poll has Romney beating President Obama by five points. Here is the question asked by Gallup: “Suppose the presidential election were held today. If Barack Obama were the Democratic Party’s ...

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Swedish Minister of Culture Cuts Into ‘African Woman Cake’ [Video]

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Sweden’s Minister of Culture, Lena Adelsohn Liljeroth, cut a slice of a cake depicting a naked African woman, sparking accusations of racism and insensitivity from the African community in Sweden. The cake cutting took place during an art installation  in connection with World Art Day on April 15th, according to local Sweden news reports. From Sweden’s paper “The Local”: As part of ...

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CNN: Eric Holder’s Appearance with Al Sharpton, What Does It Mean?

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U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder’s decision to speak at an annual convention of the Rev. Al Sharpton’s group, in which Trayvon Martin was a key issue, has been widely panned as a political ploy. But maybe, just maybe, it’s also evidence that the tamer version of the civil rights leader that we’ve seen in recent years — the syndicated radio host, the ...

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NYT editorial highlights our ALEC campaign

NYT editorial highlights our ALEC campaign

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Dr. Boyce: Trayvon’s Mother Should NOT Be Speaking to Bill O’Reilly

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by Dr. Boyce Watkins, KultureKritic.com Earlier this week, I stated that it might make sense for the family of Trayvon Martin to get off of the media circuit.  I saw no meaningful value in all of the television and radio appearances, since George Zimmerman has now been arrested and charged.  At this stage in the game, the only individuals who ...

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The Late Manning Marable Wins Pulitzer for Malcolm X Biography

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The late Manning Marable won the Pulitzer prize in History for his biography of Malcolm X entitled, Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention.  The New York Times book review describes the biography thusly: In the course of this volume Mr. Marable corrects some popular assumptions: for instance, Malcolm X was introduced to the Nation of Islam not by a fellow ...

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Update: Secret Service Scandal Was Over Prostitute Who Wanted Her $47

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KultureKritic reported yesterday that 11 Secret Service agents were sent home to the U.S. from Colombia on the same day as President Obama’s arrival in the country for their alleged involvement with prostitutes Now new information has emerged which puts the number of agents involved in the scandal at more than 20. It is alleged that the flap began when ...

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Romney Overheard: Wants to Cut Education, Housing Department

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Willard “Mitt” Romney said during a fundraiser that he plans to combine, or if possible, eliminate more than one federal department.  “I’m going to take a lot of departments in Washington, and agencies, and combine them,” Romney said, according to NBC. “Some eliminate, but I’m probably not going to lay out just exactly which ones are going to go.” Specifically, ...

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Dr. Boyce: Is Mitt Romney’s Spouse a Basketball Wife?

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Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney has made quite a bit of money throughout his career, but I wonder if he is missing a significant income-generating opportunity for his family.  Mitt’s wife, Ann, a stay-at-home mom who benefits tremendously from her husband’s success, would probably be a great candidate for the TV show, “Basketball Wives.” By definition, a Basketball Wife is ...

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Latin America Rebels Against Obama Over Cuba

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In 2009, President Obama was treated like a rock star when he arrived at the Summit of the Americas shortly after taking office. This time, however, Obama has been raked over the coals by Latin American countries, like Brazil and others, over America’s monetary policy and sanctions on Cuba. Because of America’s coolness toward Cuba, the heads of state at ...

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