Monthly Archives: December 2010

Former Head of Civil Rights Commission on Obama – “a sense of betrayal”

Image via Wikipedia An interview published today at TheRoot.com with the former head of the U.S. Civil Rights Commission Mary Frances Berry quotes Ms. Berry as saying that Obama’s election “was our payoff.” She asserts that there is no Civil … Continue reading

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Don’t Ask Don’t Tell Repealed

Repeal of Don’t ask Don’t Tell passed the Senate today and now awaits the President’s signature. As a veteran submarine sailor I’m not sure I would have been real comfortable with being in such tight quarters with openly gay shipmates … Continue reading

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Nixon thought it’d take 500 years

Recently released conversations from the 265 hours of tapes made in the Oval Office during the Nixon presidency show just how out of touch he was regarding black people. His secretary of state, William Rogers, had commented that blacks were … Continue reading

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