Wednesday, October 13, 2010

U.S. Federal Judge Puts End to Military's Don't Ask Don't Tell Policy - for Now

Article first published as A Federal Judge Orders Halt to Expulsion of Gays on Technorati.

In a blow to supporters of "Don't ask, don't tell," the federal policy that mandates the expulsion of homosexual soldiers serving in the United States military, a federal judge has ordered an injunction against the policy. In a September ruling, a U.S. District Judge found that the policy was unconstitutional.

Judge Virginia Phillips rejected a request by the Obama administration to delay her injunction ending the controversial policy. And ordered a permanent end to "Don't ask, don't tell."

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Monday, October 11, 2010

GOP anti-gay views expressed by Carl Paladino

The resent spate of Anti-Gay violence would reason enough for some people to tone down the hateful rhetoric. But as we get closer to the 2010 mid-term elections, it is clear that somethings in politics never change. One party preaches and practices tolerance of those who are different (Dems) while the other continue to split our country apart with HATE. Some in the republican party talk that God Talk - but clearly, the fruits that they bare within is dark and indeed stark!

Sunday, October 10, 2010

Obama is not the answer that liberals and blacks hoped for

From 1992 to 2000, America was blessed with a president who will surely go down as the peoples president. A man much maligned by the opposition for both his political mastery and his moral short comings. Say what you will about Bill "Bubba" Clinton, but he was and is the first Black president of the United States. Trust me - were we to follow the "One-Drop" rule, surely we would find at-least two drops in that soul of his.

But beside the trumpet playing and his ability to connect with Blacks, particularly at their churches, his policies helped to expand the black middle class like no other leader before or after him. You say but we have a black president. True - but so what? This is the true disappointment that liberals and many blacks feel with respect to President Obama. It is the Clearance Thomas effect in action. A "brother" in the most powerful of positions who appears uncomfortable in his own skin.

I have grown tired of watching president Obama 'shucking-n-jiving' like a little sambo in order to please the loud conservative bigots. The reality is that no matter how many terrorists he kills or gays he kicks out of the military they will never accept him. Instead of delivering on the promise, including advancing policies that favor blacks and other minorities, president Obama spends time on issues like cap and trade, energy, and global warming. A foreign language that starving and struggling people can't comprehend.

Will there ever be a better opportunity for Blacks and other minorities to have a president who can justify a tilt in their favor? If not you then who? Hillary 2012!!!

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Thursday, October 7, 2010

Christine O'Donnell ad: She is a Witch!

I cannot believe that the Republican candidate for the United States Senate from Delaware, in her first major advertisement, starts off with the immortal words "I AM NOT A WITCH." What??? Can you imagine her meeting with the Saudis? The legislature of Russia, Germany, France, or dare I say ... an African Dignitary? According to Palin, during the elections of 2008, Obama was not qualified to be President after only 2 years in the U.S. Senate, but she now believes that this "REFORMED" WITCH is fit for the United States Senate? The most respected deliberative governmental chamber on this great earth? Now friends, just check out the video below and tell me -- she is a WITCH!!!

President Ronald Reagan on immigration: I Believe in Amnesty!

With all the anti-immigration rhetoric coming from conservatives and the Tea Party, perhaps Sarah Palin, Glenn Beck, and Rush Limbaugh can take some advice from their hero Ronald "The Gipper" Reagan. President Reagan in all his wisdom, knew that immigration reform must be comprehensive. That means Amnesty for those here, border security, and enforcement of laws against employers who hire undocumented workers. Listen to that "Liberal" icon of the conservative movement as he breaks it down!

Monday, October 4, 2010

Meg Whitman did not vote for 28 years -- now wants to be Governor

There is one truth about the Republican candidate for Governor of California -- that is that she does not know the TRUTH. Meg Whitman is a pathological liar. She ducks the facts, them plays blame and contrition, then turns to political talking points -- like a preacher -- "we should all vote" or telling the rest of that those who hire illegal workers should be held accountable -- except her! Listen to her and see how long it takes before you start pulling out your hair out of frustration with the would-be Gov!

Tea Party movement taking over the GOP

Mid-term elections that just weeks ago, were supposed to be dominated by the Republicans, have suddenly been tossed into a heated competition. Now that President Barrack Obama and Democrats have shown a willingness to do battle, the fact that the GOP voters has sprung on the general electorate, extremists, the party now faces the potential of embarrassing defeats. It's like handing Harry Reid and his party -- congressional seats on a platter -- YUM!

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Saturday, October 2, 2010

Liberals, Progressives rally at National Mall for Democrats

Taking a page from the recent Tea Party rally, progressive groups like unions and abortion rights activists came together in huge numbers to push for a their agenda and to send a message to the GOP and the Tea Party movement that there is two sides to the vision for this country. It is refreshing to have a real contest coming up this November!

CNN Anchor Rick Sanchez Ousted Over Bigot Comments

I liked Rick Sanchez, but he should know better than paint an entire group of people with the same brush. Jewish people have suffered tremendously in this world -- just like blacks and Latinos. We all need to learn to respect others - who are not like us!

Joy Behar: Christine O'Donnell Is Ignorant

The Republican candidate for United States Senator is ridiculed by the view ladies -- why should we take the GOP seriously when to put up these flakes when America is at a crucial time in her storied history. Let's get serious people!!!

Thursday, September 30, 2010

Gloria Allred vs. Meg Whitman on hiring undoucmented worker : GMA

The Republican Billionaire for Governor of California continue her battle to set-the-record straight. However, the more she speaks ... well - judge for yourself in this exchange on Good Morning America.

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Meg Whitman employs illegal then disses her for politics

 Once again, another super wealthy republican is caught not practicing what they always preach.  This is yet another glaring example of their "Do as I say - not as I do" attitude.  Like those members of Congress, such as Larry Craig and Mark Foley, who railed against Bill Clinton and voted for his impeachment because of his affair with Monica Lewinski only to be caught later in their own sex scandals, the Meg Whitman's of the world know very well that it is the employing of illegal immigrants that is partially sustaining our fragile economy due to the low wages and lack of any benefits for often difficult and unpleasant work.  And as someone who made millions in BIG Corporate America as CEO of the giant auction site EBAY, Ms. Whitman knows exactly what is revealed in this video, that you can exploit illegals and spit them out whenever you like.  This is not politics.  Even if her attorney may have a political agenda -  you must answer the substantive charges lodged against you by your former housekeeper Ms. Nicandra Diaz-Santillan.

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Sunday, September 26, 2010

Bishop Eddie Long: If 'Coercion' allegations true - resign and repent

If the allegations by four young men that mega-church Bishop Eddie Long, coerced them into homosexual acts, he has no choice but to RESIGN and REPENT!!!  How can anyone phantom the idea of forgiving and looking the other way when if true, it would make him the most dangerous kind of predator living among us.  A man of the cloth, a champion of God's causes, and deliverer of mercy.  Like the scandal plaguing the Catholic church, this too would be a sick betrayal of trust among the most religious group in America - the Black community views it's churches as homes, fellow church members  are family, and the pastor is held in the HIGHEST esteem.  He is almost perfect - as if God himself.  Right or wrong, most of them are well aware of this and respect such AWESOME power.  But those who get intoxicated by it, tend to suppress their own moral guards, thereby unleashing the ugly beast within themselves - No Pastor - if true, you are not like every body else, you are not David, those boys are, and a mistake is not praying on the innocent and the weak - especially when it is the very power which flow from them - that you used to victimize them!

Mitch McConnell lying to GOP voters and America about agenda

The GOP continue to sell snake oil to its talk radio and fox news zombies.  It's easy to believe anything siad about President Obama when you know your audience detest the very APPEARANCE of the man Americans overwhelmingly elected less than two years ago.  The  leadership of the Republican party has giving in to the Bigots and Homophobes within their ranks and now -- they have clearly lost the ability to speak the TRUTH.  The recession began when they were in control.  They passed numerous bills - medicare part B, two wars, tax cuts to the wealthy, no child left behind, all Deficit Spending that Mr. "Slick Micth" wants the American public to simply forget, while asking them to let the same bunch get another CRACK at it - DEPRESSION!

As I watched Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell, I was struck by his ability to flat-out lie with ease.  Two-faced McConnell started to squirm when Christian Amanpour pointed out that he and his leadership has been rejected by the far-right voters in his party in favor of the more fringe elements within the GOP.  Also, noticed how "Slick Mitch" switched the question?  How is it that a small business assistance bill that - although would add 30 billion to the federal deficit and is much needed, requires a cut elsewhere any the budget in the interest of "Deficit Reduction" but extending the Bush "Vodoo" economics tax cuts to the billionaires, which all reputable experts agree would add 3.5 TRILLION to the deficit over ten years, does not require cuts to offset.

Update 9/30/10 at 11:38 pm