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Farewell to another summer

A farewell.

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Posted: sep. 01, 2014 12:57 a.m. | | Farewell to another summer Comments 0 Comments

Rand Paul not afraid of Blacks

There is no white Republican elected official today who is coming close to Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul’s effort to reach out to black voters.

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Posted: sep. 01, 2014 12:56 a.m. | | Rand Paul not afraid of Blacks Comments 0 Comments

Can oil and sanctimony mix?

When Al-Jazeera bought Current TV for $500 million in January 2013, former Vice President Al Gore, who co-founded Current, praised the deal. Both Al-Jazeera, a network owned by Qatar’s oil-rich royal family, and his far-left Current TV, Gore said, were founded “to give voice to those who are not typically heard; to speak truth to power; to provide independent and diverse points of view; and to tell the stories that no one else is telling.”

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Posted: aug. 30, 2014 1:29 a.m. | | Can oil and sanctimony mix? Comments 0 Comments

COLLEGE CHOICES

As I ran to the lobby to make a phone call during the awards dinner at the National Association of Black Journalists annual convention in Boston last week, one of our student members followed me down the escalator for some advice.

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Posted: aug. 30, 2014 1:28 a.m. | | COLLEGE CHOICES Comments 0 Comments

The Gaza lesson for liberals

There’s a painful lesson to be learned for liberals, especially liberal Jews, from the hopefully concluded war in Gaza.

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Posted: aug. 29, 2014 1:41 a.m. | | The Gaza lesson for liberals Comments 0 Comments

The labor extortion racket

This Labor Day, you can mull some good news about American jobs for a change.

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Posted: aug. 27, 2014 11:59 p.m. | | The labor extortion racket Comments 0 Comments

Reid’s gaffes keep on coming

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid told the Asian Chamber of Commerce last week: “The Asian population is so productive. I don’t think you’re smarter than anybody else, but you’ve convinced a lot of us you are.” In remarks videotaped by the GOP group America Rising, Reid also joked that he has trouble keeping his “Wongs straight.” Then followed this apology: “My comments were in extremely poor taste, and I apologize. Sometimes I say the wrong thing.”

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Posted: aug. 26, 2014 1:09 a.m. | | Reid’s gaffes keep on coming Comments 0 Comments

Worrying does not take away tomorrow’s troubles

 

WORRYING does not take away tomorrow’s TROUBLES, it takes away today’s PEACE.

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Posted: aug. 23, 2014 8:44 a.m. | | Worrying does not take away tomorrow’s troubles Comments 0 Comments

Voter participation is priceless

The Los Angeles Ethics Commission voted unanimously last week to ask the City Council to consider “financial incentives, such as a lottery system,” to draw voters to the polls.

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Posted: aug. 22, 2014 1:35 a.m. | | Voter participation is priceless Comments 0 Comments

FERGUSON SHOOTING

Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson is neither Mark Fuhrman nor Barney Fife. Based on what has been presented so far in the media, not even an O.J. Simpson juror would find Wilson guilty of murder.

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Posted: aug. 21, 2014 12:26 a.m. | | FERGUSON SHOOTING  Comments 0 Comments

What went wrong in Ferguson

The short answer is: everything.

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Posted: aug. 20, 2014 1:04 a.m. | | What went wrong in Ferguson Comments 0 Comments

Wal-Mart treats workers like Pop-Tarts

Wal-Mart loves keeping track of data. For instance, the retail giant’s researchers know that before and after major storms, customers buy strawberry Pop-Tarts at a rate that’s seven times faster than normal.

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Posted: aug. 18, 2014 11:14 p.m. | | Wal-Mart treats workers like Pop-Tarts  Comments 0 Comments

Let Congress vote on Iraq War III

Last week, we were told there were 40,000 Yazidis on Sinjar Mountain facing starvation if they remained there, and slaughter by ISIS if they came down.

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Posted: aug. 18, 2014 1:05 a.m. | | Let Congress vote on Iraq War III Comments 0 Comments

Who said anything about impeachment?

Surely you thought that partisan posturing by far-right Congress critters couldn’t get any nuttier. But here comes the GOP’s claim that all the talk about impeaching President Barack Obama is being led by…Barack Obama!

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Posted: aug. 18, 2014 1:04 a.m. | | Who said anything about impeachment? Comments 0 Comments

Silicon Valley worker conspiracy

“You can make money without doing evil” is No. 6 on the list of 10 things Google (the corporation) knows to be true. The Google list leaves out a few caveats. Like: You can make more money flouting antitrust laws. You can pay your brainiacs less if they believe you will retaliate if they try to go to work for someone else.

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Posted: aug. 14, 2014 9:09 p.m. | | Silicon Valley worker conspiracy Comments 0 Comments

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