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Posts Tagged ‘Republican

The Black Horse Is Out of the Barn

July 15, 2014

Have you got a pair yet? Cat’s got your tongue again, huh? I know you can’t really talk about that around the watercooler at work. Well, someone else can—and is—talking about it…the obvious. We all know it, but scared to death to say so. Our Attorney General told the world, that the only reason anyone […]

The Take Our Country Back Court

May 7, 2014

I want to say I told you so, but I won’t do that… But I will say I told you so. Back in 2010 when the Tea Party was on its tirade of ultra-limited government and taking “their” country back, we knew something was going to have to break. It appears that it’s our backs. […]

Punched Right In the Mouth

January 29, 2014

It’s so very hard to stay positive…about the future of life in the United States.  Sure, I think about the reality of moving to another country, but then political instability or social unrest or material shortcomings overtake my dreams.  Incidences of NSA spying, police brutality or theft by elected leaders revive my vision.  Yet, in […]

Only Smart for Some

November 6, 2013

The Other Side of the Tracks commentary from Socially Speaking by Perry Redd Oh snap!  You ought to be suspicious…a Republican is introducing a bill to bring about fairness—in the justice arena, no less!  We’ve been watching poor and Black Americans sentenced to lengthy terms for little of nothing  for the past 40 years, and […]

When Gods Sees Red

August 29, 2012

The Other Side of the Tracks: A Socially Speaking commentary August 28, 2012 By Perry Redd I’ve written in commentaries past of the recent rash of natural disasters in the United States that have coincidentally landed in the majority of politically-drawn “red states.”  I am of the mind that when Republicans welcome the support of […]

Liars Should Not Be the Norm

June 7, 2010

First of all, when one is caught in a lie, his/her integrity is compromised when the liar gets mad and attacks the person who caught it, and two, when a liar is exposed, they don’t need to mischaracterize it as a “misstatement”; they KNOW the truth, so anything other than that is false; it’s no mistake, it’s intentional. Senate candidate Mark Kirk apologized Thursday for making inaccurate statements about his service in the Navy Reserves, while acknowledging more discrepancies.