What’s the matter with white people?

As the GOP loses its grip, it’s got one loyal constituency. Will white America go down with the ship? A line of people waiting to register at a career fair in San Diego. One of the burdens of blackness, W.E.B. DuBois famously wrote, was facing down an omnipresent question from the wider society: “How doesContinue reading “What’s the matter with white people?”

2011: A good year to be gay

From marriage equality to the end of don’t ask, don’t tell, this has been an extraordinary year. Here, Aaron Hicklin, editor-in-chief of Out magazine, looks forward to the end of gay culture A funny thing happened in America in 2011. With the US political establishment in deadlock and Republicans bowing to Tea Party mandarins overContinue reading “2011: A good year to be gay”

Newt Gingrich’s Independence, Bravo!

Bravo Newt,  finally a Republican breaking from the pack.   Many of the parties faithul believe controlling illegal  immigrants is one of the country  most important issues. In Wednesday,debate Newt Gingrich said…… “I don’t see how the party – the party that says it’s the party of the family – is going to adopt an immigration policy, whichContinue reading “Newt Gingrich’s Independence, Bravo!”

Gridlock Washington (No end in sight) a new strategy is needed : Just saying for Wednesday,Novemember 23,2011

What happens when your elected  official aren’t representing you? In a resent CBS/New York Times poll, the approval rating for Congress is 9%.  A Millionare Tax is popular in the red states often leading 2 to 1 in the polls. Over forty percent of Republicans polled,  are in favor of a Millionares Tax, 65% percentContinue reading “Gridlock Washington (No end in sight) a new strategy is needed : Just saying for Wednesday,Novemember 23,2011”

Herman Cain: A Royal Republican Pain in the Ass

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SACRANDOM: Downtown Ponzi Schemes and the other dark meat

Yeah, he said it….. Republican Presidential Candidate Rick Perry said ” Social Security is a Ponzi  Scheme” at the Debates in California.   Any moment now Perry can expect Democratic dollars in his account.   Say it again Rick!!!  ”  It’s a Ponzi Scheme!   Southern Demos: We jus luv us sum Rick! Two words of  for  Governor PerryContinue reading “SACRANDOM: Downtown Ponzi Schemes and the other dark meat”

Giving it ALL for Iowa

Premature?  Saying Goodbye To Michele Bachmann, Rick Santorium and hello to  Ron Paul and Gary Johnson The Iowa Straw Poll, the first real test for Republican Candidates for President. Will take place August 13, 2011  in Ames Iowa.  Participents mingle with locals  in a  setting that’s a cross between a country club dinner and aContinue reading “Giving it ALL for Iowa”

Jim Crow 2012: Mexican Americans Under Attack

Jim Crow laws were state and local laws in the United States enacted between 1876 and 1965.   Literacy test were used to keep people of color and sometimes poor whites from voting. 2011: Laws are being passed in the name of preventing “voter fraud. The laws in question include requiring voter identification cards at the polls, limiting theContinue reading “Jim Crow 2012: Mexican Americans Under Attack”

Will the GOP embrace immigration reform or continue to ostracize key voters?

Read the census data that have been coming out over the past couple weeks and you’re compelled to a stark conclusion: Either the Republican Party changes totally, or it has a rendezvous with extinction. What the census shows is that America’s racial minorities, aggregated together, are on track to become its majority. The Republican Party’sContinue reading “Will the GOP embrace immigration reform or continue to ostracize key voters?”

Remember Mark Foley

MARK FOLEY FINDS FORGIVENESS, EARS IN HIS HOMETOWN WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — When a local Young Republicans group invited former Congressman Mark Foley to speak to them, the reaction was swift and blunt even within GOP circles. One person involved with the party took to Twitter, asking: “Have you people lost your minds?” Another joked:Continue reading “Remember Mark Foley”