Saturday, December 16, 2017
Blog Page 864
President Obama unveiled an education plan Saturday that looks to replace the mantras of "No Child Left Behind" (NCLB) with new guidelines that could be called "No Future Left Behind." A Blueprint for Reform, The Reauthorization of the Elementary...
As the health care debate heats up in Washington, special interest groups have made a special effort to reach out to African-Americans.  The left-leaning nonprofit Americans United for Change is spending $500,000 on television and radio...
An Atlanta corporate executive and self-called conservative is the latest candidate to announce a bid for U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson’s seat. Cory Ruth will announce his bid for Georgia’s Fourth Congressional District Saturday at 3 p.m. at the Library...
The mortgage situation started out bad for President Obama. Bad timing and bad fortune more than bad judgment of course. This is how the saga began: Jim Johnson once received mortgages with favorable interest rates that were far above subprime, below...
Rush Limbaugh’s assertion that he would "go to Costa Rica" if healthcare reform passes allowed him to elbow his way into the midst of this week's media feeding frenzy surrounding ex-congressman Eric Massa, who was just beginning the most...

Wanted: A New, New Deal

If job creation is the true goal of the stimulus or any government programs, then what’s really needed is ideas.
"One here plus one there equals two." "One here minus one there equals zero." This is the kind of math House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn will be doing this week in Washington as he keeps an eye on the...
It really shouldn’t surprise any of us that critics of black politicians sometimes dip into the racial slur cesspool for ways of expressing their displeasure. And although folks like me find it lazy and distasteful to resort to race-based...
by Donna M Owens In 2003, San Francisco voters elected Kamala Harris to be the city's first female District Attorney. Overwhelmingly re-elected to a second term, Harris is now aiming for higher office: California Attorney General in 2010. It's a natural...
After resigning his House seat on Tuesday, Ex-Congressman Eric Massa appears to be suffering from a case of "situational apologia" as he made his way through the gauntlet of cable news programs this week. "Situational apologia" is not really...