After last night’s debate, you may still be wondering who to vote for. Well, a group of children from Harlem‘s Democracy Prep School have some advice for you, and they put their encouragement in the form of a song. Continue reading
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Common Sense Media, with the NYC DOE, NYC Council and other partners, are hosting Digital Citizenship Day on October 2nd. Continue reading
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When we first introduced you to Rev. James David Manning 15 months ago, the controversial Harlem pastor was making headlines in the New York Times for his provocative sermons attacking Barack Obama.
Now, as President Obama marks his first six months in office on Monday, Pastor Manning is back at it again, this time accusing Obama of faking his citizenship.
Sanity was nowhere to be found at the press conference held by the alarmists who believe Obama is not a U.S. citizen.
At first it was a relief to see that the conspiracy theorists who believe Barack Obama isn’t eligible to be president didn’t shoot any pumpkins at their press conference Monday afternoon.
After all, the proponents of this latest theory seem to be heading for levels of mania that even Dan Burton never dreamed up as he investigated outlandish claims about Bill Clinton. (If you need to brush up on your conspiracies, Burton resorted to blowing away squashes in his backyard to show how Clinton had a hand in the murder of White House counsel Vince Foster.) But considering the Supreme Court had refused Monday morning to hear a lawsuit about Obama’s citizenship, there was reason to hope that maybe things at the afternoon press conference would stay reasonable.
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