Sanders’ radical message missing moderate blacks

Sanders’ radical message missing moderate blacks | MSNBC >by Trymaine Lee|03/04/16 07:09 AM—Updated 03/04/16 09:50 AM |RePost 03/06/2016 3:07:34 AM| Hillary Clinton’s strong march to the Democratic nomination has been powered largely by African-American voters, who have backed her by margins similar to the historic run by President Barack Obama in 2008. And that’s because most black voters – particularly older ones – aren’t interested in the revolution Bernie Sanders […]

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Republican version of the “House of Cards” – non-fiction

John Boehner's House of Cards

Republican version of the “House of Cards” – non-fiction John Boehner’s House of Cards >by: Robert Gallimore |12/31/2014 10:33:38 AM| Before we begin the New Year of 2015 and the start of the new 114th Congress, we see a controversy brewing from the Republican version of the “House of Cards” the non-fiction version; staring newly appointed House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA.) and the Speaker of the House of Representative […]

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Landrieu on Obama: South Not Always ‘Friendliest Place for African-Americans’

Landrieu on Obama: South Not Always ‘Friendliest Place for African-Americans or Women’ – NBC News >by: Chuck Todd and Carrie Dann |10/31/2014 | RePost 11/03/2014 1:45:38 PM | Louisiana Democrat Sen. Mary Landrieu said Thursday that the issue of race is a major reason that President Barack Obama has struggled politically in Southern states. “I’ll be very, very honest with you. The South has not always been the friendliest place for African-Americans,” Landrieu […]

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Examine: Alabama congressman perceives a Democratic ‘war on whites’

Alabama congressman perceives a Democratic ‘war on whites’ >by Steve Benen |08/05/14 08:00 AM—Updated 08/05/14 08:09 AM| Weeks in Review posted 08/07/2014| Re-Post 09/01/2014 5:43:53 AM| Ordinarily we might expect to hear talk of a “war on whites” from those on the radical fringes of American society. When the phrase comes from a sitting member of Congress, the rhetoric is far more alarming. Sam Levine reported yesterday: Rep. Mo Brooks […]

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Justice Ginsburg: America Has A ‘Real Racial Problem’

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Justice Ginsburg: America Has A ‘Real Racial Problem’ >by Ian Millhiser | Posted on August 22, 2014 at 10:16 am | Re-Post 08/24/2014 2:06:11 AM| The Supreme Court was “once a leader in the world” in combating racial discrimination, according to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. “What’s amazing,” she added, “is how things have changed.” Ginsburg, who was one of America’s top civil rights attorneys before President Carter appointed her to […]

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Why the liberal love for Rand Paul is wrong…Exposed

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky. is greeted by local Republicans before speaking at a gathering for local candidates, Aug. 5, 2014, in Hiawatha, Iowa. Charlie Neibergall/AP

Why the liberal love for Rand Paul is wrong >By Dorian Warren| 08/16/14 11:19 AM—Updated 08/17/14 08:43 AM |Re-Post| Kentucky Senator Rand Paul is no doubt delighting in the liberal love he is receiving for his TIME magazine op-ed on race, policing, and the crisis in Ferguson, Missouri. But I am not one of those easily impressed. Why not? Because he is wrong. “There is no ‘erosion’ of civil rights [for black […]

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