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What Will Make America Great Again?

Make America Great Again. That is the refrain of one half of the American Electorate. And I get it: I understand the anger that so many have at the system. At every level and across all dividing lines, the Government has failed We the People…or it has at least fallen short of its purpose as an American Government. It has failed to establish justice. And so we see countless citizens crying out for their rights […]

Rethinking the Mandate for President Obama after the Status Quo Election

A polarizing election leaves us polarized in its wake.  On the Left, the stance is that Barack Obama’s victory serves as a mandate.  On the Right, the stance is that the President’s victory is no mandate.  Both sides have arguments to prove their point. But, what does the reality of a “status quo election” tell us?  With Congressional Approval Ratings at all-time lows and ratings of the Federal Government also at all-time lows, how does […]

Now that Barack Obama has Won a Second Term – A Wish List

First, congratulations to President Obama.  Yet, I am sitting watching the election results, feeling a bit “blah.”  I see folk on social media talking about shedding tears of joy and cheering.  I watch the pandemonium on the television.  Yet, I don’t feel any of that emotion.  I remember that emotion.  I felt it after I voted for President Obama in 2008.  I felt in when myself, an ex-wife and two small children (ages 4 & […]

The Conundrum of Blackness and Voting When the President is Black

As time winds down on Election 2012 and the race for President of the United States between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, I wanted to take time to post a few thoughts.  The first, “Negroes, We are Free to Use our Natural Minds” can be accessed here. Yet, before folk think I’m being partisan and partial…a typical Black arguing for blind support of Barack Obama, I figured I had better post another article to […]

Negroes, We are Free to Use Our Natural Minds in Electoral 2012

I continue to receive emails from fellow Black Republicans trying to sell me – and others – on support for Mitt Romney.  The most recent was from the Chair of a Black Republican organization entitled, “Prominent Black Mormons.”  The email (and post) is styled as an attempt to dismiss charges of racism against Mormons.  The defense used by the author is that there are Black Mormons.  Hence the title: “Prominent Black Mormons.”  My response is…SO WHAT? So, […]

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