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Warner Bros.’ racist cartoons are troubling.

This morning I read  an article on Slate.com calling for the release of vintage cartoons depicting Blacks in a distorted, dehumanizing way.  I am appauled and against it. Here’s an edited version of what I had to say on Slate.com. … Continue reading

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John Stewart on ‘the Pledge’. Hilarious (It’s who I am, baby!)

Republicans just announced their ‘Pledge to America,” a plan for how they’d lead if they win a majority in Congress. Comedy Central’s Jon Stewart straight up skewers the plan and the horse it rode in on. Click the photo to … Continue reading

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Health care reform. If you voted for it, stand by it.

Congress approved health care reform because our system has been broken for decades.  Millions needed and still need coverage.  It was a leadership move to make life better for all Americans. This new part of the law  that takes effect … Continue reading

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Republican’s agenda: tax cuts, tax cuts, tax cuts and tax cuts.

For the two years, Democrats have been pushing a range of middle class policies — health care reform, unemployment insurance funding, jobs legislation and even 9/11 first responder health money.  Did Republicans support those policies ? Nooooooooooooo. But what are … Continue reading

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NYC Muslim Cab Driver Stabbed – Let’s Stop the Hate.

According to news reports, a NYC cabdriver was attacked by a passenger who asked if he was Muslim.  After confirming so, Ahmed Sharif was stabbed in the face, throat and arm. The injuries were treated at an area hospital. The … Continue reading

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2010 Hall of Shame (The Return of 1960’s Bigotry)

During the 1950’s and 60’s racial hostility was understood as a sign of the times and a response to rapid social and cultural change.  Most people view that political era with shame due to past wrongdoings.  Collectively, though, most American … Continue reading

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