Alienation: Is Obama Losing His Black Base?
An interesting post on The Daily Beast yesterday regarding disappointment that some prominent blacks feel toward President Obama may, ultimately, hurt Dems and Obama in 2010 and 2012. “He may be just a different face, and that face may happen to be black—and if it were Hillary Clinton, it would happen to be a woman,” says Danny Glover. “But what choices do they have within | Read More »
Kilpatrick: Public Option the Only Option for Blacks
There’s a revealing quote buried inside Politico’s account of a revolt by liberal members of the House Democratic caucus over the deal between Rep. Henry Waxmam (D-CA) and four members of the Blue Dog Caucus. Liberals are upset that the deal effectively guts the public option in President Obama’s healthcare takeover. And as is usually the case, when liberals get upset, the truth about the | Read More »
House Majority Whip Clyburn Says Climate Change Hurts Blacks More
I thought someone else here would beat me to it, but apparently not. Anyways, we all knew it was a matter of time before something like this happened. It seems like you can blame just about anything on the magical theory (read: religion) of global warming and twist and contort it to say just about anything about it, its effects, and who all it hurts | Read More »