Congressional Black Caucus unhappy with Obama judicial appointments
The Hill’s Mike Lillis, reports that leaders of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) plan to “publicly rebuke” President Obama because of the “lack of diversity’ in his federal judicial appointments.” It’s hard to understand the CBC’s complaint. According to Freddie Allen, Obama’s judicial appointments have resulted in a higher rate of Black judges confirmed than any other president in history. Research compiled by the Alliance for Justice, demonstrated that so far | Read More »
Obama’s non-content-of-character March to non-Washington poverty equality
Civil rights hero and long-time Democrat elected to represent the City of Atlanta in the U.S. House, Rep. John Lewis says he is “still” Marching on Washington, 50 years later. On Wednesday’s 50th anniversary, the first African-American President of the United States will commemorate the historic event with remarks from the same spot at the Lincoln Memorial where black baptist Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered | Read More »
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Diverse South no longer DOJ’s Jim Crow under Voting Rights Act
Contrary to intentionally vague reports from the mainstream media that the Supreme Court today, in Shelby County (AL) v Holder, struck down an “essential” provision at the “heart” of the 1965 Voting Rights Act today, it remains illegal for states and localities to deny anyone equal access to the polls based upon race. Actually, in its 5-4 decision, the nation’s highest court only struck down the pre-clearance section | Read More »
Will John Lewis accuse Obama of “comin’ for our children”?
USDA cuts assistance to 600,000 women and children while increasing subsidies for wineries and alcoholic beverage distilleries. Back in 1995 when the first Republican House majority in 40 years proposed welfare reform and a smaller increase in the federal school lunch program than had been appropriated in the previous fiscal year, civil rights icon and Democratic representative of the city of Atlanta in Congress, John | Read More »
More video of the Carson/Lewis affair.
What I tell you three times is true: get a camera. Get a camera. GET A CAMERA: For those without video, the above (courtesy of Andrew Breitbart) shows an alternate view of Rep. Andre Carson and Rep. John Lewis’ infamous walk out of the Cannon Building, on the day that the two Congressmen claimed to have been taunted with racial slurs. As Andrew put it:
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Scott over at Power Line has been all over the latest attempts to backtrack/bait-and-switch allegations that racial epithets were hurled at African-American Congressmen after the passage of the health care debacle (see here and here). The short version is that the story has changed several times, thanks to all that pesky video evidence (and lack of video evidence); but the new versions are not notably | Read More »
John Lewis: Civil Rights Icon … and a Liar.
According to the Left-Wing McClatchy Newspaper “reporter” William Douglas in an article on Saturday; Tea Partiers repeatedly screamed the N-word at John Lewis (D-GA) as he crossed over to the Capitol on his way to vote for Obamacare. Tea party protesters use racial epithet against Georgia’s John Lewis By William Douglas, McClatchy Newspapers Sat Mar 20, 7:21 pm ET WASHINGTON — Demonstrators outside the U.S. Capitol , angry over | Read More »
Obama’s Hollywood Financiers
A Political Look at HollywoodBy James HirsenA Newsmax Report Obama Should Distance Himself From Hollywood HatemongersRequests have been pouring in from the mainstream media and liberal politicians for John McCain and Sarah Palin to apologize and distance themselves from so-called divisive and intolerant comments made by rally attendees. Referring to the words as “alarms,” The New York Times via Frank Rich cited the following: “The | Read More »
John Lewis is a Race Baiter
Let’s just call John Lewis (D-GA) what he is: a race baiter. It is not deniable. It is not controversial. John Lewis, who made history standing up for civil rights, has become a parody of his former self. It is somewhat understandable. He struggled for civil rights in the sixties. He saw friends gun downed by white police officers and was himself targeted. But John | Read More »