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Ben Carson Uses Empowerment Message in Bid to Sway Black Voters

Stephen Dinan reports: Ben Carson is hoping to awaken black voters to his campaign with a message of economic empowerment, saying the black community has been done a disservice by heeding political power overtures from Democrats. 414 more words


Jim Crow Laws.

It is believed that the term “Jim Crow” originated around the time of 1830 when a white show performer, Thomas Rice used charcoal paste and did a ridiculous dance while he sang to the song “Jump Jim Crow.” Rice created this character after seeing a crippled, elderly black man dancing and singing a song. 62 more words


First they came…

Hat Tip To Old NFO@Nobody Asked Me.

I am not sure who will speak up for gun owners, but it will not be the gutless and nutless GOP in Congress. 240 more words

7 Reasons Why the Current Marriage Debate Is Nothing Like the Debate on Interracial Marriage

Ryan T. Anderson’s article makes the case yet again:

Is opposition to same-sex marriage at all like opposition to interracial marriage?

One refrain in debates over marriage policy is that laws defining marriage as the union of male and female are today’s equivalent of bans on interracial marriage.

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The Road to 65,Mile 249: Repression and Resilience

August 4, 2015, Prescott-   One of the features of life on Earth that most sticks in my craw is the mistreatment of children.  This morning, I spent about ninety minutes, listening to one of the people I most admire in this world:  Philip N. 621 more words