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On Saturday I had one of those experiences that make all the hard work of teaching worthwhile. One of my 10 year old students accompanied me to the hip-hop chess Federation mind over matter ...
by MakeChessNotWar
Comment Count 16 comments on Sun Mar 01, 2009 at 06:32 PM PST with 21 Recommends
Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele says his party is going to launch an "off the hook" public relations campaign that will update the GOP’s image by ...
by icebergslim
Comment Count 51 comments on Fri Feb 20, 2009 at 05:04 AM PST with 29 Recommends
I do not know what to make of this. I do not know if to laugh or to cry. But this story is quite interesting nevertheless... ...
by hotchimera
Comment Count 30 comments on Fri Feb 20, 2009 at 05:07 AM PST with 5 Recommends
(Diarist's note: Satire.) Newly elected Republican National Committee Chairman Michael S. Steele plans an “off the hook” public relations offensive to attract younger ...
by iampunha
Comment Count 39 comments on Fri Feb 20, 2009 at 12:45 PM PST with 10 Recommends
Just when you thought it couldn’t possibly get any more absurd. RNC chair plans 'off the hook' campaign, tells critics to ‘stuff it’ Republican National ...
by One Pissed Off Liberal
Comment Count 400 comments on Thu Feb 19, 2009 at 05:12 PM PST with 384 Recommends
A funny thing happened in this election cycle. As invested as I was in the outcome, when Obama was declared President-Elect, all of the emotions that I thought would come to the forefront didn’
by Gotta Ask Why
Comment Count 23 comments on Thu Jan 29, 2009 at 09:19 AM PST with 19 Recommends
THIS MAY SOUND LIKE A JOKE, BUT IT'S AN ACTUAL FOX NEWS STORY! Here's the link to the original story on Fox: http://elections.foxnews.com/2008/10/15/colin-powell-fuels-speculation-...
by wbramh
Comment Count 29 comments on Wed Oct 15, 2008 at 06:12 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
So I was yelling at my inter-tubes machine last night when I got home from work, and it seemed to rhyme. So I thought I would share it with you good folks. It is write in a hip-hop lyric format. ...
by The Blue State Bandit
Comment Count 6 comments on Sat Sep 27, 2008 at 12:19 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
Last night Barack Obama joined Hip Hop star Nelly in a performance of [Tip Drill http://www.sing365.com/music/lyric.nsf/Tip-Drill-lyrics-Nelly/69F452B1F71953C748256E6E000F2592] before 50,000 ...
by Upper West
Comment Count 20 comments on Tue Aug 05, 2008 at 05:28 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
I'm not usually a hip-hop/ rap fan but I give rappers their props when they make a video/cd that carries a strong message. "Sumthin' Gotta Give", the new video by Big Boi with Mary J Blige, which ...
by Denise Oliver Velez
Comment Count 34 comments on Sat Aug 02, 2008 at 08:25 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
The next talking point memo from some GOP nut tomorrow or tonight. I was going to do a diary post on Jonathan Capeheart's (usual)
by sluggahjells
Comment Count 112 comments on Wed Jul 30, 2008 at 03:55 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
I was thinking that after Nas performed his "Sly Fox" song on The Colbert Report the other night, it made me think about something deep. Seriously, whenever most in the rap/hip-hop game talk ...
by sluggahjells
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Jul 25, 2008 at 03:45 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Folks, Obama has done it again. On the heels of that awful debate, where he clearly (unfortunately) got pummled, Obama went on to ...
by turneresq
Comment Count 500 comments on Fri Apr 18, 2008 at 12:07 PM PDT with 498 Recommends
At the stadium where I work there are hundreds of black people working menial labor and hundreds of white people working admin, management, sales etc. There is some mixing of the races but by and ...
by HARRISment
Comment Count 43 comments on Sun Mar 23, 2008 at 12:32 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
(cross-posted from verlin.com ) BAGHDAD - Radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr will have a statement read in mosques at Friday prayer services addressing whether ...
by Fortunato
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Feb 21, 2008 at 09:07 AM PST with 5 Recommends
"We have known divisions, which must be healed to move forward in great purposes - and I will strive in good faith to heal them." -George W. Bush, Second Inaugural Address, January 2005 "George ...
by Randian
Comment Count 24 comments on Sat Dec 08, 2007 at 09:26 AM PST with 12 Recommends
Last week, 12 million Americans tuned in to learn the final fate of fictional gangster Tony Soprano. Throughout the Sopranos six seasons, Tony Soprano has killed or ordered the deaths of dozens of ...
by dnA
Comment Count 11 comments on Sun Jun 17, 2007 at 03:26 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Hat Tip: Racewire A Louisiana town has managed to find another profoundly trivial reason ...
by dnA
Comment Count 66 comments on Thu Jun 14, 2007 at 08:38 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Despite the cultures of secrecy permeating all levels of American culture of government, the "Stop Snitchin'" phenomenon has managed to generate questions in the media as to whether or not refusing ...
by dnA
Comment Count 185 comments on Sun May 27, 2007 at 05:40 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
The latest Pew poll of American Muslims shows that by and large, the overwhelming amount of American Muslims condemn terrorism and have an unfavorable view of Al Qaeda. Aside from distorting the ...
by dnA
Comment Count 10 comments on Sat May 26, 2007 at 08:45 AM PDT with 7 Recommends