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Sue the Bastard, Shirley: Libel and Shirley Sherrod

Sometimes bloggers forget that we have to consider the same laws and rules of the land that everyone else does.  It’s one thing to switch some video footage around to create a funny mashup or to edit audio to make … Continue reading

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And now a word from Brother Cornel West

After I got through laughing at Darius Spearman’s hair (LOL LOL…what is going on on the right side of his head?) I was able to focus on the message.

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John Lewis has no regrets on his criticism of the McCain camp

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution – U.S. Rep. John Lewis on Tuesday said he had no regrets for claiming that Republican rhetoric in the presidential contest reminded him of words spoken by segregationist Alabama Gov. George Wallace — but he admitted that … Continue reading

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This is Your Nation on White Privilege

By Tim Wise – 9/13/08 For those who still can’t grasp the concept of white privilege, or who are looking for some easy-to-understand examples of it, perhaps this list will help. White privilege is when you can get pregnant at … Continue reading

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Don’t Palin, Giuliani know that abolitionists and women’s sufferage leaders were community organizers

“When Giuliani sneered about community organizers on the “South side” of Chicago, it’s pretty clear what he was saying: Barack Obama spent his time rabble-rousing among black people.” – Ezra Klien Both Giuliani and Palin made the profession of community … Continue reading

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Irony: McCain’s Congratulates Obama on the Anniversary of MLK’s speech

Um…I think this from TV ad John McCain is great (video below).  It will run tonight before and after Obama’s historic speech at the DNC.  It’s good that McCain recognizes the significance of this day, but McCain voted against the … Continue reading

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Obama’s Historic Speech Tonight, Star-studded lineup

Millions of people can’t wait for this historic event!!! I’m so excited that it’s the anniversary of Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” during the March on Washington. The speech is enough for me, but I hear tell there … Continue reading

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Possible plot to shoot Obama stopped

DENVER, Colorado (AFP) — Democratic White House hopeful Barack Obama faces “no credible threat” from what had appeared to be a plot on his life, CNN reported Tuesday, citing authorities who nevertheless are pressing on with their investigation. The network … Continue reading

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Obama Nom Acceptance Speech: Will you be watching history?

Come rain or shine Barack Obama will address the Democratic convention at Mile High before a sea of 75,000 to accept the Democratic Presidential nomination in a spectacular finale to his party’s convention next month. The address by Obama, who … Continue reading

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Yes We Can vs Yes She Will

It’s finally over, I think… Barack Obama has clinched the democratic nomination for President of The United States of America. It’s a historic moment, almost unbelievable for some who were holding their breath for the seemingly inevitable to be “stolen” away. As … Continue reading

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