Tag Archives: politics

  • The Journal of Steffanie Rivers: Discussing Race with White People

    May 12, 15 by riversteff 1 Comment


    *I was sitting in a hotel van on the way to the airport when two white people were discussing what had become known in the national news as #Baltimore Burning. The woman said, in essence, looters who steal from and destroy their own neighborhoods were criminals whose behaviors prove police are justified to use deadly […]

  • Earl Ofari Hutchinson: Nice try Rand Paul, But it won’t Work

    Apr 9, 15 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    *Freshly minted 2016 GOP presidential candidate Rand Paul has a few good things going for him. He has talked back to the war hawks. He wants to radically rein in out of control intelligence spying. He wants to chip away at the draconian drug laws that still incarcerate mostly minorities for long stretches for petty […]

  • Steven Ivory: How Obama Rolls

    Feb 17, 15 by blueolive Comments Off on Steven Ivory: How Obama Rolls


    *Every now and then, I go to You Tube and find assorted video of President Obama arrivals and departures. You read correctly: I get a kick watching footage of Obama on the move. I’ll watch him deplane Air Force One in Paris; in Brussels, climbing out of Limo One, aka Beast, the massive, $1.5 million […]

  • Clavell Jackson: Teabaggers Hate the Government, But Love Government Programs

    Nov 10, 14 by EurPublisher 8 Comments


    *I am still recovering from the midterm election results, but I hope two years of a Republican-run Congress will convince voters to get off their asses and put a Democrat in the White House. I often find it hard to take Republicans seriously, because so many of their arguments fall apart under close scrutiny. Republicans […]

  • EUR Guest Editorial: Dumb American Voters Put GOP Back in Power

    Nov 6, 14 by Clavell Jackson 5 Comments


    *So, this is the day after the day after Republicans have taken control of the House and the Senate. Their success just proves to me something I have been saying for years, Americans are dumb. And it’s not just me who says it, talk show host Bill Maher says it and so does author and […]

  • A Republican Mid-Term Wave Will Further Sink Black America

    Nov 1, 14 by Earl Ofari Hutchinson 2 Comments


    *GOP pundits and some in the media gleefully noted that a few African-American listeners purportedly walked out on President Obama during a campaign speech he made at a Maryland High School on October 19 to boost the candidacy of Maryland Gubernatorial Democrat candidate Lt. Governor Anthony Brown. Brown is in a bid to become the […]