Tag: politics

NATO chief: Russia could invade Ukraine

NATO chief: Russia could invade Ukraine

| April 2, 2014

There have got to be a lot of folk out there wondering about General Patton… Russia could achieve Ukraine incursion in 3-5 days – NATO general BY ADRIAN CROFT BRUSSELS NATO’s Supreme Allied Commander Europe (SACEUR) U.S. Air Force General Philip Mark Breedlove attends the Opening Remarks of the NATO Military Committee Conference in Budapest, […]

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Gates memoir conceals real story of ‘gaming’ Obama on Afghan War

Gates memoir conceals real story of ‘gaming’ Obama on Afghan War

| February 24, 2014

Criticism in the memoirs of Robert M. Gates of the president’s lack of commitment to the administration’s Afghan War strategy has generated a debate…

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The one thing I wish Obama had said

The one thing I wish Obama had said

| February 13, 2014

I was pleased that the president spent so much time on the matter of economic inequality and raising the minimum wage in his State of the Union address.

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Big voting changes coming to the South in 2014

Big voting changes coming to the South in 2014

| January 23, 2014

Voting rights cases will reportedly be one of the top legal stories of 2014. Here is a round-up of southern states where voters face major shakeups…

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We need more authentic black leaders

We need more authentic black leaders

| January 23, 2014

By James Clingman—”…something I continue to lament about black people: Our failure to learn and follow through on the economic lessons of the past, especially those left by our elders.”

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The fall continues: Jesse Jackson Jr., wife enter guilty plea

The fall continues: Jesse Jackson Jr., wife enter guilty plea

| March 3, 2013 | Reply

WASHINGTON—The swift political and personal descent of former Congressman Jesse L. Jackson Jr. has accelerated with criminal information documents being filed accusing him of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud, and making false statements in connection with allegations that he diverted approximately $750,000 in campaign funds for personal use.

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