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Demerson scores historic win

Say whatever you want about the tone, tenor and tenacity of the campaign between City Councilman-elect Elisha Demerson and the incumbent he defeated today, Ellen Robertson Green. 245 more words

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Essenceofamerica: Pledging My Support For Minority Candidates

We were all supposed to vote for Barack Obama because he’s half black. We’re all supposed to support Sonia Sotomayor because she’s Hispanic and is more qualified than white men. 17 more words

Obama and Curious George Comment

If you haven’t heard by now, a female caller to this morning Rush Limbaugh program said that her 12 year old daughter told her she thought Barack Obama looked like the comic strip character, “Curious George.”    This is just a hint of the undercurrent of the issue of race in this election.  120 more words