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This is for always being labeled as “ugly” or “angry”. Thank God, stereotypes are just opinions” by Kyemah McEntyre

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Republicans Love To "Talk The Talk" About Education But Never "Walk The Walk" When Budgeting For It

When Congress returns this week, the budget battles will begin anew.  Looming over these discussions is the Budget Control Act also known as sequester.  The Republican controlled Congress has always figured out a way to avoid this requirement in the Defense Budget, but they are loath to use similar measures for domestic spending. 456 more words


As We Celebrate The Fourth Of July, We Need To Pledge To Do More For Our Veterans

This weekend, we celebrate the 4th of July holiday.  As for myself, I am back in Chicago celebrating my mother’s 90th birthday as well.  Everyone is looking forward to the bar-b-que and spending time with family and friends.  466 more words


Lady in Red

We are back to cardinal rules of an old school diplomat.

When my Father began to invite me downstairs for their receptions, I stood beside my Father like glue, he would give me a quick rundown of each person who came through the doors. 520 more words


Supreme Court Ruling On Independent Commission Redistricting Is a Start But Not Whole Answer

The Supreme Court ruled that the independent redistricting commission in Arizona was legal.  The legislature, led by Republicans challenged it because they felt that it took away too many “safe districts” to “toss-up.”  They claimed that it was only the legislature’s responsibility to draw up redistricting. 413 more words


The New War Against The Middle-Class Is About To Unfold With Overtime Rule Change Proposal.

In the last week the Supreme Court has ruled in favor of the Affordable Care Act, Same-sex marriage, and Independent Redistricting Committees in states like Arizona.  903 more words