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Archive for April 2010

It’s On

April 25, 2010

It’s on like popcorn! They used to say that in the ‘hood when a challenge has been presented. Arizona did just that; they challenged the federal government to pass comprehensive immigration reform. Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer signed a bill Friday that requires police in her state to determine whether a person is in the United States legally, which critics say will foster racial profiling but supporters say will crack down on illegal immigration. It’s illogical for anyone to think that you can do I.D. checks, randomly and on suspicion, and racial profiling not be in the equation, but logic has never been a political strength. The underlying forces who pushed this state to pass this overreaching legislation are the same ones who believe that only they have the right to this country.

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Now, You Decide

April 19, 2010

What I want to know is why are you still supporting politicians who want to hurt you? What’s your excuse? With a weekend push from President Obama and the SEC charges against Goldman Sachs in the background, Democrats plan to start debating the Wall Street reform bill in the Senate this week, even as Republicans continue to say they oppose the bill.

Battle Lines Drawn Helps None of Us

April 13, 2010

I don’t know much, but I do know this: what’s about to happen in American politics is a big deal; a damned big deal. The Supreme Court is about to be re-drawn. So are the politcal guns that will decide who will fill the vacancy left by the retirement of Supreme Court Associate Justice John Paul Stevens.

The Double Standard in these American Politics

April 5, 2010

The Other Side of the Tracks: A Socially Speaking Commentary April 5, 2010 By Perry Redd Thursday marked the debut episode of Real American Stories, an hour-long concept so predictable and innocuous that FOX News network is only committing to air it “periodically.” If the aim of the show was to remove Palin from a […]