politics

With the Republican presidential race making way, Sarah Palin told Newsweek that she has no doubt in her ability to win the Republican nomination, and succinctly the oval office. The former Governor of Alaska and current celebrity said the only thing that will prevent her from running is her family. “If it came down to […]

Recent reports revealed that President Obama is considering cuts on Social Security and Medicare, as bargaining pieces in negotiations to reach an agreement with Republicans on raising the country’s debt ceiling. In what seems to be a race to find the best means to an end on a drawn-out battle between Democrats and Republicans, debt-ceiling […]

WASHINGTON — After Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) said that millionaires paying more taxes to save the economy was “rather pathetic,” another Republican senator spoke against the proposal, suggesting that the poor take the burden instead of the rich. Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) voted against the measure Thursday, demanding that poor middle-class Americans need to do […]

Former President Bill Clinton Wednesday compared GOP efforts to limit same-day voter registration and block some convicted felons from voting to Jim Crow laws and poll taxes. “I can’t help thinking since we just celebrated the Fourth of July and we’re supposed to be a country dedicated to liberty that one of the most pervasive […]

ATLANTA — Are Black mayors disingenuously masking their Blackness? Political Correspondent Charles Ellison seems to think so. In an opinion article in The Atlanta Post, Ellison postulates a political thread among Black mayors in which they focus more on solidarity and wholeness to appease their white constituents, as opposed to focusing on economic and education […]

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Despite President Obama’s calls for Israel and Palestine to come together and talk about a 1967-esque land swap, a Gallup poll reveals no signs of wavering support from the Jewish community. The poll reveals that 60 percent of Jewish voters approve of the president’s job performance, while 85 percent of Jewish Democrats approved. Such numbers […]

 There are times when the Weekly Presidential Address ( which I watch every week) feels like more propaganda than substance.  For some, the message in this address will feel that way. For me, President Obama keeps it real on the need for the wealthy pay their fair share.  Watch the Address below, then tell me what […]

There appears to be some controversy looming over the Palin plans for the soon-to-be-released documentary “Undefeated,” which chronicles Sarah Palin’s journey and claim to fame in support of her latest endeavors. But just when you thought it was safe to check things out, a rather bold British documentarian Nick Broomfield has decided to also release […]

President Barack Obama has launched his bid for re-election with the new theme, “It Begins With Us”. This kicks off the campaign to accept contributions for the re-election race. Obama’s first fundraiser will begin in Chicago, April 14th. You can check out more of his campaign here. RECENT HEADLINES: Katie Couric Plans to Leave CBS […]

New York  — Doctors said on Monday that Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was making such rapid progress that she could be released from the hospital soon. “It could be a matter of days to weeks,” said her neurosurgeon, Dr. Michael Lemole. “The key we’re trying to get her to is to rehabilitation, so she can move […]

Washington — Former vice president Dick Cheney, back in the public eye after a major heart operation, predicts that President Obama will be a one-term president because of health care and other big government programs. In an interview airing this morning on NBC’s Today show, Cheney cited Obama’s “overall approach to expanding the size of […]