Monday, February 19, 2018
Authors Posts by Britton Loftin

Britton Loftin

Britton Loftin is a Political Strategist and Director of a Legislative & Government Affairs firm.

Texas Governor Rick Perry Believes ‘This is What America Needs’

Texas Governor Rick Perry currently polls third in the race for the Republican nomination. He holds the third spot without entering the race and is expected to announce a decision next month on whether he will be a candidate in the 2012 Presidential election.

White Officers On Trial for Post Katrina Shootings

The Big Easy is still recovering from the ills of the greatest natural disaster it has ever faced. The challenges of recovery include not only scarcity of resources but also an inability to reconcile the realities of race and class in the struggle to rebuildNew Orleans spiritually as well as physically. Among the issues with which the city grapples is that of resolving outstanding criminal activities that occurred in the wake of this great tragedy.

What Happened To “Innocent Until Proven Guilty”?

Public opinion and personal prejudice are often the moving factors in the perception of guilt of individuals accused of crimes. America’s 5th, 6th and 14th amendments provide for the principle “innocent until proven guilty” though the United States Constitution does not cite one’s “presumption of innocence”.

What up hip hop?

Rap has the juice needed to awaken the sleeping giant to address many of the most important questions about our status in America such as why African Americans are incarcerated at rates unlike any other race and why we are the most negatively impacted by all the ills of America from unemployment to aids.

Herman Cain’s Campaign — Where Did All The Sizzle Go?

Currently hanging in there for the Republican nomination is Herman Cain at 6%. Though he recently won the straw poll at the Conservative Leadership Conference, his popularity among Republicans is diminishing and without them there can be no GOP nominee Cain.

Presidential Candidate David Duke?

In the far right corner of the upcoming Presidential election is possibly a contender for the United States Presidency in 2012, Dr. David Duke.

After 40 Years of the War on Drugs, a Shift to...

June 17, 1941, President Richard Nixon declared drug abuse America’s “Public Enemy No.1” which launched the “war on drugs” 40 years and more than a trillion dollars later, has America won the war? NO.

Nation Needs Jobs, Yet Washington Cares Only About … Debt

If Americaworks then it can pay off its debt. WhenAmericadoes not work it can not pay debt. What is so difficult to understand about that? Say “More Jobs” when House Republicans say “Less Debt”. Say it louder.

Best Buy Settles Discrimination Law Suit

Best Buy has now agreed to change its personnel and human resources practices after settling a lawsuit which accused the company of discriminating against minorities and women.

Mississippi Black Elected Officials Host Annual Conference

The Mississippi Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials (MBC-LEO) held its annual conference in Biloxi, Mississippi at the Beau Rivage Resort and Casino. Over 100 local elected officials from Mississippi cities and towns attended the organization’s 2011 annual conference.