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Jordan Davis, Another Victim of a Murderous Historical Continuum

“Can a Negro, whose ancestors were imported into this country, and sold as slaves, become a member of the political community formed into existence by the constitution of the United States…they are not included, and were no...
by Dr. Wilmer Leon
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Ted Cruz

The Un-United United States

Shortly after the Declaration of Independence was signed on July 4, 1776 the Second Continental Congress struggled to develop a document that would provide the structure for the first government of the United States.  On Novem...
by Dr. Wilmer Leon
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Obama’s Irresponsible Rhetoric Exacerbates Global Tensions

“We have been very clear to the Assad regime, but also to other players on the ground, that a red line for us is we start seeing a whole bunch of chemical weapons moving around or being utilized…That would change my calculu...
by Dr. Wilmer Leon
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Video: Dr. Wilmer Leon Interviews Dr. Cornel West

Dr. Wilmer Leon Interviews Dr. Cornel West
by Dr. Wilmer Leon
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Dr. Wilmer Leon: Mr. President, It’s Not What You Say, But What You Do

Dr. Wilmer J. Leon, III “How shall integrity face oppression? What should honesty do in the face of deception? What does decency do in the face of insult? How shall virtue meet brute force….”  The Ordeal of Mansant –...
by Dr. Wilmer Leon
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The Zimmerman Verdict: America Is Still America to Me

Dr. Wilmer J. Leon, III   “I talked to old Lem and old Lem said…They got the judges…the lawyers…the jury-rolls. They got the law. They don’t come by ones. They got the sheriffs…the deputies. They don’t come by tw...
by Dr. Wilmer Leon
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The New Tip of an Old Iceberg: The Roberts Court

“I think it (reauthorization of the Voting Rights Act) is attributable, very likely attributable, to a phenomenon that is called perpetuation of racial entitlement…Whenever a society adopts racial entitlements, it is ve...
by Dr. Wilmer Leon
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President Obama’s Insecure National Security State

“They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety.” Benjamin Franklin  Last week The Guardian newspaper confirmed what many Americans have suspected for a very ...
by Dr. Wilmer Leon
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President Obama’s Opaque Transparency

“We will work together to ensure the public trust and establish a system of transparency… Openness will strengthen our democracy and promote efficiency and effectiveness in Government.” Over the past few weeks the Obama a...
by Dr. Wilmer Leon
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The Reality Behind the Rhetoric – Part 1

resident Obama’s 2014 proposed budget is mix of spending cuts and tax increases. His remarks-president-announcing-fiscal-year-2014-budget” stated goal is the creation of a “…rising, thriving middle class.” He cons...
by Dr. Wilmer Leon
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Dr. Ben Carson: Great Surgeon… But Bad for Truth in Politics

“Nobody is starving on the streets (of America). We have always taken care of them. We have churches which actually are much better mechanisms for taking care of the poor because they are right there with them. This is one of...
by Dr. Wilmer Leon
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The Obama Administration’s Dick Cheney Moment

In an interview in 2007 Senator Obama (D-IL) said, “The President does not have power under the Constitution to unilaterally authorize a military attack in a situation that does not involve stopping an actual or imminent thre...
by Dr. Wilmer Leon
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Small Dip Seen In Unemployment Numbers, First Drop Since January

Connecting the Dots to a Frightening Future

“They are saddled with debt from school loans, working two and three jobs at subsistence wages with no health care, no pension, and no sense of permanency or security.” Post Racial America, New Normal, Austerity, and The ...
by Dr. Wilmer Leon
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President Obama’s Second Term; Symbolic or Ironic

Today President Barack Obama will be sworn in for his second term.  The public celebration of his inauguration will take place on Monday, January 21st which is also the legal public holiday celebrating the life of Rev. Dr. Ma...
by Dr. Wilmer Leon
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Over the Fiscal Cliff into the Social Abyss

Last week House Majority Leader Boehner (R-OH) threatened America and tried to bully President Obama with his “Plan B” vote.  He suspended negotiations and spent his time on the floor of the House slapping backs and tw...
by Dr. Wilmer Leon
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