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Dr. Boyce:  How Obama Has Kept Republicans Off-Balance and Ignorant

Dr. Boyce: How Obama Has Kept Republicans Off-Balance and Ignorant

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    Republicans don’t excite me very much, but it seems that we have to at least acknowledge them. The party has become, in recent years, an even worse example of politics gone scary.  The right wing opposition to having a black liberal in the White House has led to some illogical decision-making and an intense desire to cut off noses to spite one’s face.  Super Tuesday is an example…

Dr. Boyce & Yvette Carnell: What if Newt Gingrich Were a Black Man?

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Newt Gingrich’s Wife Says He Wanted an Open Marriage

Newt Gingrich’s Wife Says He Wanted an Open Marriage

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by Dr. Boyce Watkins, Your Black World When it comes to Republicans running for president, the only thing worse than a nasty mistress is a disgruntled ex-wife.  Newt Gingrich knows this very well, as his second (not first) ex-wife recently told ABC News that Gingrich is not exactly the kind of family values man that America seeks when it comes to the presidency.   Marianne Gingrich, who says she is…

Yvette Carnell: At FOX debate Juan Williams Booed, Newt Gingrich Still Bashing Black People

Yvette Carnell: At FOX debate Juan Williams Booed, Newt Gingrich Still Bashing Black People

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Anyone with half a brain would’ve thought that Newt Gingrich and other racial flamethrowers would’ve softened their rhetoric for theMLK holiday. Sorry. No dice. Republican attendees of last night’s FOX debate were seething with delight when Gingrich refused to soften his claim that Obama was a “food stamp” president, and worked themselves into a frenzied mess when Gingrich offhandedly dismissed Juan Williams’ question about poor black kids who lack work…

Allen West: Obama Will Lose 2012 Election In ‘Brutal Bloodbath’

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  Tea Party-backed Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) predicted in a recent interview that President Obama would lose in a “brutal bloodbath” to any GOP presidential candidate. Despite his confidence in the electoral strength of the Republican presidential hopefuls, West singled out Newt Gingrich, telling Newsmax that the former House speaker is “the smartest person out there.” (Video of Newsmax’s exclusive interview with West above) West went on to suggest that…

Newt Gingrich Calls Mitt Romney “A Liar”

Newt Gingrich Calls Mitt Romney “A Liar”

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    DAVENPORT, Iowa — Onetime Republican presidential frontrunner Newt Gingrich called on campaign rival Mitt Romney Tuesday to “just level with the American people” about his moderate political views. Asked point-blank in a nationally broadcast network interview if he was calling the former Massachusetts governor “a liar,” the former House speaker replied, “Yes.” In the interview on CBS’s “The Early Show,” Gingrich declined to predict he’d win Tuesday night’s…

Three Myths About Ron Paul

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  In the Republican presidential primary, everyone but Rick Santorum seems destined to have his or her moment. Now is Ron Paul’s. Paul is polling well in Iowa and respectably in New Hampshire. Sharp attack ads against Newt Gingrich helped the media remember he is still running and deflated Gingrich’s balloon. And Paul is getting some of the adoration from certain pundits that he enjoyed last time. Andrew Sullivan recently…

Newt Gingrich To Gay Voters: ‘Vote For Obama’

Newt Gingrich To Gay Voters: ‘Vote For Obama’

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    Known for his staunch ant-gay stance, Newt Gingrich stands so strongly by his views that he’s willing to sacrifice a few votes to his opponents. While campaigning in Iowa, Gingrich was approached by William Penn University professor, Scott Arnold, a gay man. He asked Newt “how does he plan to engage gay Americans. How are we to support him?” Newt’s response? “He told me to support Obama,” Scott…

Newt Gingrich’s Lesbian Half-Sister Says She's Campaigning For Obama

Newt Gingrich’s Lesbian Half-Sister Says She’s Campaigning For Obama

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Newt Gingrich might be confident he’s got the votes to be the Republican presidential nominee, but he may have trouble convincing his own family to support him The gay half-sister of the ex-House Speaker said Wednesday she’s going to stick with President Obama because of her sibling’s stance on same-sex marriage. “He is definitely on the wrong side of history when it comes to those issues,” Candace Gingrich-Jones told MSNBC’s…

Dr. Boyce: Newt Gingrich Calls Obama “The Best Food Stamp President in History”

Dr. Boyce: Newt Gingrich Calls Obama “The Best Food Stamp President in History”

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    by Dr. Boyce Watkins – Your Black World, Scholarship in Action Republican Presidential Candidate Newt Gingrich has some interesting views on both President Obama and the food stamp program.  First, Gingrich believes that President Obama is the “best food stamp president in history,” since, according to Newt, there are 47 million Americans on food stamps.  Secondly, Gingrich seems to think that you can use food stamps to pay…

Your Black News: Sharpton Invites The Donald To The Hood To Prove Poor People Have Role Models

Donald Trump Says that Black People Have No Good Role Models

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  Your Black World reports: Donald “Birther” Trump, appeared on the “Today Show” with Matt Lauer, and co-signed his capitalist-in-arms, Newt Gingrich, who recently stated that poor children have poor work habits and no role models. “Maybe it wasn’t politically correct, but it happens to be the truth,” he told Lauer. “I think one of the reasons he’s surging, I mean he’s like a rocket ship, is the fact that…

herman cain is expected to endorse newt gingrich

Report: Herman Cain Will Endorse Newt Gingrich

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    Black Like Moi/Your Black World reports After seeing his campaign end as quickly as it fired up, Herman Cain is expected to endorse Newt Gingrich for the Republican nomination for President of the United States.  A local Fox station in Atlanta is citing inside sources as saying that Cain will endorse Gingrich today. Gingrich spokesman R.C. Hammond said that he doesn’t expect Cain to make the endorsement today,…

CNN Poll: Gingrich soars, Cain drops

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    A new national survey of Republicans indicates that it’s basically all tied up between Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich in the race for the GOP presidential nomination, with Gingrich on the rise and businessman Herman Cain falling due to the sexual harassment allegations he’s been facing the past two weeks. According to a CNN/ORC International Poll released Monday, 24% of Republicans and independents who lean towards the GOP…