From where I sit, some 2,344 miles from the US Capitol building, Georgia Representative John Lewis is dead wrong. Period. His incendiary comments made over the weekend have fanned flames of racist proportions and have drawn into question the positive actions he took in the fight for civil rights some fifty years ago. 551 more words
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I tell them I can yield on a lot of in which my district is not particularly emotionally involved. The liberal part of my party might have an ideological problem with some of these concessions, but if you can exploit the glaring need for decent education and employment opportunities, I’ll take the hit as the price of politically practical consensus.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (CBSNewYork) — Congressman Charlie Rangel (D-NY) has introduced a bill proposing a constitutional amendment that would abolish the Electoral College.
The move would allow future presidential elections to be decided by the popular vote. 223 more words
Well, the election is over, and the pundits who failed to call a single thing right in this election (and I must admit here in all truthfulness, I felt Hillary Clinton WOULD win, in fact, I had predicted she’d win the White House and then be impeached by April) screwed up again in a lot of areas in the post-election post-mortem. 524 more words
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Donald Trump once asked me if I knew why he was so smart. He said he’s smart because people think he’s smart – he has the best developers from all over the world coming to him with projects, because they knew he can make the biggest and best of their ideas a reality.
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Politics has been called the art of the possible. Making consensus, creating such a political work of art, is the best way to describe my role in Hillary Clinton becoming the junior senor from New York, a platform that has put a serous run for the White House within her reach.