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Only 1 in 10 Americans think race relations have improved under Obama

During the 2008 presidential campaign, commentators on both the left and right trumpeted that the election of Barack Obama, America’s “first black president,” would do wonders in ushering in a new era of harmonious post-racial relations. 465 more words


Pastor Manning: "Obama Is a Long Legged Mack Daddy"

It was February 16, 2008.  With the 2008 Democratic presidential primary campaign heating up between then-Senators Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama, Pastor James Manning of ATLAH Worldwide gave an epic sermon in which he  proclaimed the candidate Obama as a  “long legged mack daddy.”   In addition, Manning criticized his congregation and the Black community at large for supporting Obama only because of his skin color. 239 more words


Leaf Blower Conspiracy Theorist Forces Runoff in Oklahoma

It’s official.  With neither candidate winning a majority in the last week’s primary, perennial candidate Jim Rogers, a leaf-blower conspiracy theorist, will face the… 645 more words