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In Furtherance of the Silent Majority - Me
I am what American society refers to as a "minority," although I don't believe that there is anything minor about me. The fact that I have survived for 56 years as an African-American woman in a ...
janicegwashington 10/27/2010 6 8 - 32
Updated: George W. Bush Support of Islam; No Republican Opposition
For as long as I live, I will never understand how any minority or "different" group of people could be supportive of the Republican party, especially in today's toxic political environment where ...
janicegwashington 08/18/2010 37 5 1 211
Cynthia Tucker Gets It Right On
Cynthia Tucker, a Pulitzer Prize winner, synidcated columnist and editorial page editor of The Atlanta Constitution, gets it right with respect to Michael Steele's ill-equipped run for the position ...
janicegwashington 07/05/2010 26 17 - 26
Ahead of His Time:  Marvin Gaye - An Ecological Perspective
In 1971, Marvin Gaye's "What's Going On" album included the song "Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology Song)whose lyrics were not only heart-wrenching then and now, but also prophetic. The What's ...
janicegwashington 06/29/2010 40 29 1 49
Blanche Lincoln's Audacious Diary in Huffington Post!
I don't know about you, but I find it unbelievable that Blanche Lincoln would have the audacity to write a "diary" on the Huffington Post. Is she so completely out-of-touch that she expected a warm ...
janicegwashington 06/25/2010 34 15 - 19
Mitch McConnell Put On Blast by Harry Reid!  Come clean
It's astonishing, but not surprising at all, to again learn and know just how much corruption runs deep within the Republican party. However, it is equally astonishing to live during a time where ...
janicegwashington 04/19/2010 9 16 - 13
Former President Bill Clinton's Timely Talk About 1995 Bombing
Former President Bill Clinton will give the keynote speech Friday, April 16 at a symposium marking the 15th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing. The event being sponsored by the Center for ...
janicegwashington 04/14/2010 5 6 - 22
RNC's Top Fundraiser and RNC Chief of Staff Resign
According to Politico and Huffington post, one of the RNC's top fundraisers has resigned. http://www.politico.com/blogs/bensmith/0410/RNC_loses_top_fundraiser.html According to Huffington Post,
janicegwashington 04/05/2010 47 35 - 43
The Appearance of Michael Steele Impropriety
Unfortunately for Michael Steele, his recent alleged past of campaign finance impropriety is going to come back to haunt him. At this point, it doesn't matter whether he is guilty, directly ...
janicegwashington 03/29/2010 8 5 - 26
It's Official: Republicans Have Embarrassed Us in Front of the Entire World - Again!
It's official! The Republicans have embarrassed the United States in front of the whole world - again. While we all know that because of the Internet(s), the 24-hour news cycle, You Tube sound ...
janicegwashington 02/24/2010 21 39 1 30
Finally! Evan Bayh Gets Challenged on 'The View'
You know, every time I get discouraged and I think that I am the only one who is paying attention to a particular political plot, plan, issue or thing, I get proven wrong again and shown that in fact,
janicegwashington 02/22/2010 235 352 2 50
Looking Back: My Letter to Evan Bayh dated March 26, 2009
It is always interesting to look back at a particular time in your life or issue that gave you pause, or a passion that ignited a fire in you for one reason or another and made you take action. In ...
janicegwashington 02/16/2010 15 9 - 18
Letter from Martin Luther King, Jr. from Birmingham Jail
Imagine being imprisoned, and writing something so profound as this long letter from Dr. Martin Luther King. All he wanted was for change to come to America. LETTER FROM BIRMINGHAM JAIL April 16,
janicegwashington 01/18/2010 6 6 - 58
It's Not Just About Tonight's Speech, It's What He Said August 28, 2008
For some of us, there is this little thing called "convenient amnesia". Just over a year ago, we all watched and presumably listened to the history-making speech delivered by Barack Hussein Obama ...
janicegwashington 12/01/2009 19 9 - 43
Historic, But Not in the News: The Navy Honors a Civil Rights Pioneer
As usual, the mainstream media completely ignored an extremely historic event - the naming of a navy ship after a very instrumental civil rights leader - Medgar Evers. On October 9, 2009, Navy ...
janicegwashington 11/25/2009 17 22 - 86
Good Bye, Mark Sanford!
Republican Gov. Mark Sanford of South Carolina will face formal ethics charges on 37 counts of using his office for personal financial gain http://graphics8.nytimes.com/packages/pdf/us/20091123-...
janicegwashington 11/23/2009 22 15 - 190
Michelle Bachmann Again Proves Herself to be A Pathological Liar
From the Desk of the Whitehouse - November 19, 2009 Michelle Bachmann's claims that reform will encourage abortions at school "sex clinics" are absurd, as posted by Macon ...
janicegwashington 11/20/2009 7 9 - 51
Limpballs Accuses Gallup Because of President's Polling
From the Plum Line The Gallup organization is pushing back hard on an ugly new attack from Rush Limbaugh, who said today that Gallup is oversampling blacks in a deliberate effort to keep Obama&...
janicegwashington 11/19/2009 53 15 - 102
Epic Fail of Haters of Interpretation of Psalm 109
The first thing any knowledgeable Bible teacher, scholar or historian will tell us is that the interpretation of any Scripture is predicated on context according to the period of time that it was ...
janicegwashington 11/18/2009 28 17 1 181
Michael Steele's Threats to 'Do As I Say' Undermines True Democracy
Michael Steele's latest cult-type threat to other Republicans that 'if you don't do as we say', and 'vote in lock-step with us' [paraphrasing], not only reinforces the reality that the Republican ...
janicegwashington 11/10/2009 11 2 - 93
Unnoticed Again by MSM:  Two Pennsylvania Cities Elected African-American Women
I blog over and over and over again how irrelevant and useless the mainstream media is. Not only are the stories reported partial, inaccurate, downright lies and perpetrated by uninformed pundits, ...
janicegwashington 11/04/2009 36 46 - 49
Dr. Regina Benjamin Finally Confirmed As Surgeon General
After the Republicans' failed game of attempting to block the confirmation of President Obama's choice for Surgeon General of the United States, Dr. Regina Benjamin has been confirmed as the nation'...
janicegwashington 11/02/2009 9 9 - 28
Judge Dismisses Orly Taitz Birther Suit
Judge Dismisses Taitz Birther Suit October 29, 2009, 1:52PM A U.S. District Court judge has dismissed one of Orly Taitz's birther lawsuits, saying it would be unconstitutional for the courts to "...
janicegwashington 10/29/2009 115 34 - 151
The Fundamentals of Our Economy Are Strong(er)
Who can forget the bold statement of the denial-ridden, clearly uninformed and dangerously out-of-touch presidential candidate - John McCain- who on September 15, 2008 told the world on that fateful "
janicegwashington 10/14/2009 11 2 - 12
From the Desk of the White House: Reality Check: AHIP's "Study" Hard to Take Seriously
This morning America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), the health insurance companies' lobbying operation, released a study it commissioned in an attempt to confuse the debate around health reform. ...
janicegwashington 10/12/2009 6 14 - 44
The President Meets With Doctors Today And Reference Public Option
On the White House website today, the President announces that today he will be meeting with doctors from around the Country. What really got my attention was the fact that in the announcement the ...
janicegwashington 10/05/2009 7 6 - 23
For $503 A Year, Members of Congress Have A Top-Notch Hospital On Call In The Capitol
Thank you, Susie Madrak, for posting the following story and sharing the findings of Mark Z. Barabak and Faye Fiore of the Los Angeles Times newspaper in an article entitled "Congress' own ...
janicegwashington 10/02/2009 11 9 - 35
From the Whitehouse: Trying to Turn a Point of Pride into a Moment of Shame
On the Whitehouse's website, the following write-up has been published to inform the American people about the lies and deceit coming from Glenn Beck and FOX. I thought that it would e a good idea ...
janicegwashington 10/01/2009 3 9 - 48
NAACP Expresses Disappointment And Concern With New Senate Finance Committee Health Care Bill
The NAACP issued the following statement today in response to Senator Max Baucus’ (D-MT) health care reform bill.
janicegwashington 09/17/2009 18 8 - 16
A Diary of Hope and Reinvigoration - "We Can't Wait"
For those of us with short memories, who when the going gets tough we second guess our positions and the President, and who watch way too much cable news, and hear way too many opinions and negative ...
janicegwashington 09/15/2009 3 1 - 3
Joe Wilson Outburst Leads to Boycott
More often than not, and as a matter of fact - systematically, the relevant stories about what is really going on in America are intentionally left out of the mainstream media. This is particularly ...
janicegwashington 09/11/2009 639 898 7 392
The Church, Christianity and Health Care Reform
DISCLAIMER: This write-up is not to be construed as one that is going against or attacking the Church as a whole, but rather encouraging the Church at this critical time to do what it ...
janicegwashington 08/18/2009 21 5 - 61
NAACP Calls on Health Care Opponents to Support Civil Dialogues and Debates Instead of Disruptions a
As stated by NAACP President Benjamin Jealous, “Opponents of health care reform and partisan activists have gone too far by stooping to deplorable antics during these discussions.
janicegwashington 08/17/2009 7 17 - 103
Please Join In The NAACP's Support of Health Care Reform
The NAACP has boldly gotten involved in the discussion and necessary action to be taken to ensure that health care reform is accomplished to cover all Americans and to ensure that racial health care ...
janicegwashington 08/13/2009 7 11 - 36
Republican Party Followers Mirror that of Followers of Jim Jones and Other Cult Leaders
When I look at the various political leaders, media outlets, and certainly the followers of the Republican Party, the first thing I think about is a cult community, and how difficult it is for me to ...
janicegwashington 08/07/2009 6 6 1 93
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