Trump – The Republican Frankenstein

“Although Victor Frankenstein claimed to be creating his monster for the betterment of humankind, it’s more likely that he did so out of arrogance, or out of a desire to become like God.” Cliff Notes As of this writin...
by Dr. Wilmer Leon


After Millions in Free Media, Loudmouth Rallies and Loads of Hype: Trump Lost

Trump Lost.  Never has a man so “ahead” and “in the lead” lost so badly.  Every poll and almost every political prognosticator predicted that Donald Trump, reality TV show star and billionaire real est...
by Lauren Victoria Burke


SC State Rep., Attorney for Walter Scott Switches from Hillary to Bernie

State Rep. Justin Bamberg. Much like the surprising switched endorsement from Hillary Clinton to Sen. Bernie Sanders of Ohio State Rep. Nina Turner, it’s happening again. This time in South Carolina. State Rep. Justin Ba...
by Lauren Victoria Burke



Rangel, NAACP Prez, #BlackLivesMatter Founder Talk, #SOTU, Race + Voting

Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-NY) missed what would have been the Harlem lawmaker’s first State of the Union in 1971, when Richard Nixon was President.The then 13 member Congressional Black Caucus boycotted Nixon’s speech ...
by Lauren Victoria Burke


HBCUs: Bernie Sanders Campaign Announces Stops on #HBCU Tour

The Bernie Sanders campaign has announced the stops for their upcoming tour of historically black colleges and universities. Some stops will feature appearances by Dr. Cornel West, including one this Thursday.  Sanders will d...
by Lauren Victoria Burke

Speaker Paul Ryan

Speaker Ryan Set to Focus on Justice Reform

Politico, January 10: “Ryan said in the interview he believes the GOP will craft a criminal justice reform plan in the next six months, a major development in the party’s agenda. He said he has spoken with Virginia Demo...
by Lauren Victoria Burke



Trump’s Odd Attempt to Link Cosby to Hillary Clinton and Bratton’s “Cosby Effect”

This week New York City Police Commissioner Bill Bratton has been talking about what he calls “the Cosby Effect” in interviews. Bratton made his latest remarks while discussing crime data on the Brian Lehrer Show on...
by Lauren Victoria Burke

House GOP Leaders

“We Have Become the Problem”: House GOP Votes on Health Care Repeal #62

photo: Speaker Paul Ryan at a press conference on January 6, 2015  New Year. Same Votes.  Back on October 20, 2015, soon-to-be-Speaker Paul Ryan talked about how Republicans had to go, “from being an opposition party to bei...
by Lauren Victoria Burke