The Democratic legend — who thought he had a 22nd term locked up when The Associated Press called last Tuesday’s primary, with him up by 6% of the vote — fired off an SOS email Monday, asking supporters for $10 donations. Continue reading
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Thought you might like this since seems to be what most people are feeling about our president of 6 months.
I think that’s vice president Joe Biden singing the lead!
Some 200 demonstrators marched in front of the New York Post Thursday to protest a newspaper cartoon that critics say …
… compares President Barack Obama to the chimpanzee that was recently shot dead by police in Connecticut.
Associated Press on youtube.com
By: Dontré L. Conerly
Freedom of Press? Artist: Sean Delonas
As a journalist, social activist, and all-around big mouth, I am for Freedom of Speech–believe me! However, I have been conflicted of late as to whether or not there should be controls on it, given its sometimes-hateful nature and ability to incite anger. Ann Coulter and Bill O’Reilly immediately come to mind when I think of the controls that should be placed on what someone says or prints in the public sphere. I can recall Coulter making the assertion that former President Clinton is gay; and on a different occasion, alleging that wives of men who died in the World Trade Center were simply lining their pockets from the media attention they sought. Both inciteful statements. O’Reilly, with his interminable flow of stupidity, walked into my community (a mere four blocks from my house) and was surprised to find the world-famous Sylvia’s restaurant was “just like any other,” despite the fact that it is black-owned and operated. Continue reading