Tag: republican party

Racism, bigotry doing well in Republican Party

Racism, bigotry doing well in Republican Party

| January 4, 2016

By Roger Caldwell NNPA News Wire Columnist As the 2016 election heats up, there is something wrong in a party when the candidates don’t want to operate with political correctness. In this election cycle, the Republican candidates have decided to think and behave as an outsider. By acting as an outsider, they are not obligated […]

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Ben Carson: The brother from another planet

Ben Carson: The brother from another planet

| October 7, 2015

By Julianne Malveaux Provided to NNPA member newspapers courtesy of Trice Edney News Wire (TriceEdneyWire.com)—When neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson started flirting for a presidential run, I thought he had lost his mind.  Now that he has jumped into the fray, opening his mouth one too many times, I know he has.  The problem?  Too many […]

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A new breed of bigoted politicians

A new breed of bigoted politicians

| October 1, 2015

By Oscar H. Blayton NNPA Guest Columnist Among the many windswept cliffs that stand guard on the shores of the island of Okinawa, one is known for its particularly gruesome history. “Suicide Cliff” is located on the southern portion of Okinawa. It is so named because thousands of Okinawans took their own lives at the […]

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The GOP debate and the Cowardly Mr. Trump

The GOP debate and the Cowardly Mr. Trump

| September 24, 2015

By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist Citizens of America: While you were distracted last week by, among other things, the Republican Party’s marathon, second primary debate, the U.S. military, acting on orders from President Obama, completed its takeover of the American Southwest—suspending the Constitution and imposing martial law, taking residents’ guns, and throwing those who […]

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Criminalizing black protest—and black people

Criminalizing black protest—and black people

| September 19, 2015

By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist Is #BlackLivesMatter a criminal organization that advocates attacks on and murder of white police officers? That’s the snake-oil pitch the conservative echo chamber is making these days—even as news accounts every week bring new proof that neither black law-abiding citizens nor, frankly, black criminals, nor anyone else are preying upon the […]

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How your vote matters to black lives

How your vote matters to black lives

| September 15, 2015

Libertarians offer just alternative to black voters Special to Frost Illustrated from the Libertarian Party INDIANAPOLIS—The Libertarian Party applauds the efforts of Campaign Zero to go beyond merely protesting the injustices perpetrated by law enforcement on citizens of the United States to proposing specific, well thought-through changes in government policy. They include: Prohibiting excessive use […]

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The GOP’s enemies’ list

The GOP’s enemies’ list

| September 5, 2015

By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist It’s getting more and more difficult to keep up with the lengthening list of people, groups and nations the Republican Party’s presidency-seekers are designating as targets. Undocumented Latino immigrants—and their  American-citizen children? Check. Gays and lesbians? Sure. Asian immigrants and alleged “birth tourists” who take advantage of the 14th Amendment’s […]

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Trump favors constructing police state

Trump favors constructing police state

| August 27, 2015

By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist At bottom, the plan of Donald Trump, the GOP’s political playboy, to “solve” America’s crisis of undocumented Latino immigration is really quite simple: Turn the U.S. into a police state. Of course, Trump and his supporters, and the rest of the GOP presidency-seekers who are following, sheep-like, in his […]

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Trump’s trump card: The conservative mob

Trump’s trump card: The conservative mob

| August 19, 2015

By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist The fate of the Republican Party’s presidential sweepstakes at the moment is being controlled by two political Frankensteins—both of them of the GOP’s own creation. One, of course, is Donald Trump, the wealthy demagogue who is leading the crowded GOP primary field precisely because he doesn’t have any “platform” […]

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Republicans ignore anniversary of Voting Rights Act

Republicans ignore anniversary of Voting Rights Act

| August 18, 2015

By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist The 50th anniversary of the signing of the Voting Rights Act fell on the same day that Fox News hosted two Republican presidential debates (Aug. 6). But, the landmark legislation was never mentioned by the questioners nor the candidates. And, we know why. Under the headline, “What Media Need to […]

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