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Racing Obama: Are critiques of ethnic solidarity useful?

TweetThe conflict between different race ideologies has been ongoing during President Obama’s term. There are those who recognize the historic importance of a black president in a country as racially divided as the US. And there are those who are frustrated–despite having our first black president, some argue, there hasn’t been an actual shift in [...]
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Quick hit: The last presidential emcee battle

Tweet So the biggest fallout from the last presidential debate of 2012 might be the most awesome MC diss made by head of state to an opposing candidate. Followed by the best commander-in-chief mansplaining I’ve ever seen in the history of evers: And the interenets responded with the kind of gumption and American ingenuity that [...]
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Obama vs. Romney on women’s issues last night

TweetThere’s sure to be endless post-debate analysis today, but there’s no question that on women’s issues–which finally got some attention!–Obama was the clear winner. (I mean, obvs.) If you missed it, here’s basically how it went down: Romney: “I went to a number of women’s groups and said, can you help us find folks? And [...]
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Post-debate reflections: Big Bird is now a partisan issue

Tweet As a country, we all sat together last night waiting for what was to come in the debates yesterday evening. Surely, it would be a good show, considering how salacious election related headlines have been. We waited for gaffes and a few zingers–oh my! Or maybe talk of the 47%?! Or for Obama to [...]
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93% economic recovery gains went to the top 1%. 1% still gives Obama shade.

TweetSuper rich feel victimized by the Obama Administration, Chrystia Freeland writes: Evident throughout the letter is a sense of victimization prevalent among so many of America’s wealthiest people. In an extreme version of this, the rich feel that they have become the new, vilified underclass. T. J. Rodgers, a libertarian and a Silicon Valley entrepreneur, [...]
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