What’s So Bad About Being a Liberal, Anyway?

“Oh,” said the columnist from the Wall Street Journal. “We’ll be hearing a lot more about that!” Morning Joe shook his big head and smiled knowingly. The other commentators on MSNBC-TV smirked as if to say, “Oh boy. The **** will hit the fan for sure.” They were talking about Barack Obama’s “liberal” voting record. […]
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Why Obama Will Beat McCain

You’ve seen the polls of course. Obama versus McCain looks like a close election. I say, “Balderdash!” McCain is going to register the worst defeat since George McGovern. The reason? His campaign has no energy. His supporters lack fervor. This is a pale shadow of a politician with a following of pale “moderates” without conviction […]
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How Will History Judge Fidel Castro?

The Fidel Castro era has ended officially and nothing much has changed in Cuba. His brother Raul, who has been in charge of the country for the past 18 months, takes over as dictator, ensuring a continuation of the policies of the past half-century. Viewed from Washington, this is a disappointing development. Viewed from Miami, […]
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Letter to Hillary

Dear Hillary, For the past 35 years you have been fighting for a better America, and one of your objectives has been the recognition of black Americans as equal in every way to white Americans. Am I right? If that is true, I find it puzzling that you would stand in the way of a […]
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