Here’s the Real Dream Ticket!

Could it be that the Democrats don’t deserve Barack Obama? Would they really be more comfortable with a no-holds-barred brawler? If that’s the case, I have a proposal for their real “dream ticket”: Hillary Clinton for President and Roseanne Barr for Vice President. To complete the picture I suggest Rosie O’Donnell as Secretary of State […]
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Now Trash Talkin’ Must Be the “In” Thing

I was stunned this morning to hear a television news commentator categorize Barack Obama as “wimpy.” The young woman, with her expensive hairdo and designer clothes, looked civilized. Her voice was fairly well modulated. She did not look or sound like a toughie from the street. Yet she was disappointed in Obama’s civility during the […]
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The “Christian Right” Is Often Neither Christian Nor Right

So the racist right is baring its fangs at Oprah now! Well, I am not surprised. Who would have expected these people, many of whom describe themselves as “Christians,” to sit quietly by and allow a black woman to remain at the pinnacle of success, especially after she supported a black man’s bid for the […]
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A Story Worth Passing On

Some stories strike a chord in listeners and get passed on. Here’s one story that deserves to make the rounds: Jean Lowrie-Chin, one of my favorite columnists, repeated this story in The Jamaica Observer today in a discussion of an address by the brilliant Jamaican historian Dr. Carlton Davis. Here’s an excerpt from her column: […]
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