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|Why Legalizing Marijuana May Be A Good Idea, But Not A Racial Justice Strategy
Ever since election day, liberal pundits and activists have been buzzing about the success of marijuana decriminalization ballot measures in Washington and Colorado. The general consensus is that ...
|We All Live on Food Stamps
About 45 million people in the U.S. receive food stamps. That's about 14% of the American population. For 6 million Americans, food stamps constitutes their only income. 55% of food stamp households ...
|The Unbearable Whiteness of Being GOP
This week on the National Review Online, NRO editor Jonah Goldberg and National Review’s Editor At Large John O’Sullivan had a discussion about GOP outreach. “I see that the way we will get ...
|The Obama Asian American Landslide
Last weekend on the Melissa Harris-Perry show on MSNBC, Wade Henderson the president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and The Leadership Conference Education Fund said ...
|Patriots, neo-Nazis, and other assorted white supremacists
Today's Huff Post story about KKK Grand Wizard and Bonner County, Idaho sheriff candidate Shaun Winkler hosting a cross burning got me on a rant today. Clearly, we've got a problem with populism of ...
|North Carolina Amendment 1 - Why People of Color Should Care
Much has been written about Amendment 1, the referendum to change the North Carolina State Constitution to deny official recognition of domestic unions other than legal marriage between a man and a ...
|Racism and the Fundraising Congress
The enormous sums already spent, not to mention the giant pile of cash that is about to be spent in the race to the presidency has campaign finance reform on my mind. I believe that where there is ...
|Why I Rooted for Mitt, Or Why Rick Santorum Was Not a Gift to the Democrats
Hallelujah! Mitt Romney has locked the Republican primary race! What, you didn't think I would feel that way? I've been listening to liberal media pundits talk about the unlikely prospect of Rick ...
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