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Why the hell did Obama push for indefinite detention of US citizens?

TweetZerlina’s read of why President Obama signed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) with the indefinite detention provision included is an accurate take on how the bill works and how it moved through government. But with all due respect I think she missed the administration’s doublespeak when it comes to intent. The signing statement is [...]
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Why the hell did Obama sign the indefinite detention bill?

TweetOkay so I know we are all pissed. I’m even pissed and I normally give President Obama a huge benefit of the doubt. President Obama signing the National Defense Authorization Agreement, or the NDAA, including provisions which do not prohibit the indefinite detention of American citizen “terror” suspects is wholly unacceptable. But…. Before we all [...]
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Is Herman Cain a serious contender?

TweetGOP presidential hopeful Herman Cain is having the best week ever. Last week he won the over hyped Florida straw poll with 37.5% of the vote, nearly doubling the percentage of votes won by the second place candidate Governor Rick Perry. So it sounds like Herman is kicking ass and taking names right? What if [...]
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Media Fail: Obama’s speech to Congressional Black Caucus wasn’t a lecture

Tweet If all you saw in the mainstream media about President Obama’s speech to the Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Conference Saturday night was the AP story, then you are woefully misinformed as to what the President actually said. As soon as the AP story, “Obama Tells Blacks to ‘Stop Complainin’ and Fight” hit the [...]
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Oh Please Tavis Smiley Cry Me A River

TweetTalk show host Tavis Smiley and his sidekick Princeton Professor Cornel West are currently on their promotional “Poverty Tour” to 15 cities to raise awareness about poverty in America. And since poverty in America started on January 21, 2009, they are making very clear who is to blame for the current living conditions of the [...]
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