Tweet I travel for work, and right now my job takes me to North Carolina every week. I fly in on Sunday nights and fly home on Thursday afternoons. If you’ve ever been to an airport, you know that there’s going to be time to kill between your flights. In trying to get in my [...]
Tweet Reposted from sister site BuryingTheLead.com Something rotten is definitely going on in the state of Tennessee. Specifically when it comes to being black and/or being a registered Democrat. There’s so much that it’s really ugly, and my friend Bev Harris has all the details over at BlackBoxVoting.org. I just want to pull two things from [...]
Tweet Why is it Fox News allows racism to run rampant on their airways? One of their commentators, Eric Bolling, talked about Maxine Waters recently. When she called republican’s “demons”, he told her she needs to step back from the crack pipe. He pulled back from it, but does it really matter? Not a fan [...]
Tweet I just love this… So yesterday John Huntsman go into the GOP 2012 Presidential race. Sure, his message of “Let’s get out of Afghanistan” is going to be overshadowed by the impending announcement by the President tonight. But you know what couldn’t stand? Huntsman’s statement that he respected President Obama. Republicans didn’t like that [...]
Tweet As promised, Vermont’s Republican Governor Jim Douglas vetoed civil marriage equality for all Vermont residents. But this morning, the Vermont House and Senate have both voted to override the veto. This means Vermont is the fourth state to guarantee equal protection to gays and lesbians. No longer are gays and lesbians second-class citizens in [...]
Tweet There’s a story out about a leader of college Republicans who let a racial slur slip about Obama, and got fired. Yeah, well, he should. I mean racism has absolutely no place in 2008, honestly. But you have to read the entire story and get to the very final paragraph when you get this [...]
Tweet Okay – it has finally occured. On camera, a House Republican has called Obama “Uppity”. You know, like “uppity negro”. And as David Gergen says (I’m paraphrasing), “Uppity” translates racially as a black man who won’t stay in his place.