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When Will Clear Channel Flush Rush Limbaugh?

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Rush Limbaugh is in deep trouble. 14 months after his attacks on Georgetown law student Sandra Fluke, pressure on Limbaugh's advertisers by groups like the Flush Rush Facebook community and #stoprush Twitter has cost the right wing radio host more...More

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One Year After Limbaugh Attack, 2471 Sponsors Lost is No Fluke

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Lest we forget, here are the highlights: Susan Fluke … so much sex she can’t afford her own birth control pills. What does that make her? It makes her a slut right? It makes her a prostitute! She wants to...More

 

Mitt Romney’s Heart: Republican Nominee Pleads His Case to NAACP

Mitt Romney, as any presidential candidate – regardless of party – got invited to speak to the NAACP . At least Mitt accepted the invitation as his Republican predecessor George W. Bush, turned down the invite of this very influential...More

 

A Million Immigrant Workers Still Stream to U.S. while Many Veterans Have No Work

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Despite across-the-board high U.S. unemployment and the platitudes of government officials, Congress and the President still hew to policies that allow almost a million new legal immigrant workers to enter the country annually. The unemployment picture for returning veterans is...More

 

(OT) From Trayvon Martin to Kenneth Chamberlain [A Few Things Ill Considered]

It is by now old news that Martin Zimmerman has finally been arrested for the unprovoked killing of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed, 17 yr old African American teenager on his way home from the store with a bit of junk...More

 

George Zimmerman Played Cop in Trayvon Martin Case

Since George Zimmerman’s arrest, much has come out about George Zimmerman, much of it to portray the 29-year-old as just a really nice guy trying to protect this gated community in Sanford. It also shows just how much he involved...More

 

Sometimes Short Just Doesn’t Get The Job Done: A Treatise On Racism In America

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The History and The Inspiration: I began this article several months ago. I never felt that it was ready for publication and one thing leading to another; it sat in my files untouched. Today I was perusing my files and...More

 

Racism in America: Live and Well

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The stigma of racism seems to be a lasting legacy for America – no matter how we try to separate ourselves from it, mostly through our laws and our courts, we still can’t quite succeed. We fought a civil war...More

 

Federal Judge’s Private Racist Email Joke Becomes Public

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A federal judge in Montana; U.S. District Chief Judge Richard Cebull recently sent out an email to a few of his personal friends, a racist joke about President Barack Obama. His email said: “Normally I don’t send or forward a...More

 

Un-American

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Most of us have some idea of what we consider American but when someone uses the word un-American, what does that mean? As far as what is American, apple pie comes to mind. But if I don’t like apple pie,...More