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Republican Frontrunners, Romney & Santorum, join call for Trayvon Martin Investigation

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Republicans joined the call for an investigation into the shooting death of Trayvon Martin on Friday, adding rare, bipartisan support in the racially-charged case. The main Republican presidential contenders each decried the shooting of Martin, a 17-year-old African-American, allegedly by a neighborhood watch member, and joined with President Obama and other Democrats in supporting a Department of Justice investigation into the incident. “What happened to Trayvon Martin is a tragedy….

Southerners – The BattleTo Stay or Go « southernblackbelle

Southerners – The BattleTo Stay or Go « southernblackbelle

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    I’m from Mississippi. The Sip! Crooked s’s and humpback p’s! The dirty dirty! I see trees and wonder if strange fruit ever hung from the limbs. (Watch Ms. Holiday sing it here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h4ZyuULy9zs) I see flat fields that stretch further than my eyes and brain can comprehend and wonder if any of my relatives ever worked them in the middle of August. (Have you ever been in Mississippi in…

Wow: Most Mississippi Republicans Still Think Obama is a Muslim

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President Obama attended a Christian church, the Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago, for two decades.  If you ask Obama about his religious affiliation, he makes it clear that he’s a Christian.  But for some reason, people in Alabama, Mississippi and other states that have historically hated black people refuse to believe the president’s answer. Public Policy Polling (PPP) released a survey showing that the majority of GOP primary…

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…

Rick Santorum’s Political and Biblical Mistake

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Sen. Rick Santorum has made a serious mistake. On Saturday, the presidential hopeful was addressing a group in Ohio when he made the unfortunate assertion that Obama’s agenda is: not about you. It’s not about your quality of life. It’s not about your jobs. It’s about some phony ideal. Some phony theology. Oh, not a theology based on the Bible. A different theology. The first reason this is a mistake is that…

Luther Campbell Calls Mitt Romney “Racist”

Luther Campbell Calls Mitt Romney “Racist”

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      Raunchy rap icon Luther Campbell offers a damning assessment of the leading Republican presidential nominees in a recent column for the Miami New Times. The former 2 Live Crew frontman writes that he’s dismayed at today’s candidates from the party of Abraham Lincoln, a party that he says once “stood up for African-Americans.” Campbell is no stranger to politics. Last year, he launched an unsuccessful bid for…

Really Rick? Santorum Says He Said ‘Blah’ People, Not ‘Black’ People

Really Rick? Santorum Says He Said ‘Blah’ People, Not ‘Black’ People

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                    Black Like Moi reports: Stop the presses! Rick Santorum doesn’t have a problem with black people! He just thinks we’re stupid. In an interview with FOX News franchise player, Bill O’Reilly, the GOP presidential candidate contends that he didn’t say “black” people when discussing entitlement programs, he said “blah” people:   “I can tell you, I don’t use — I…

How Obama is the Winner in the Iowa Caucuses

How Obama is the Winner in the Iowa Caucuses

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    Your Black World reports. Analysts are saying that President Obama is the winner in the Iowa caucuses Tuesday night.  Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum went down to the wire in a heated battle, with Romney barely emerging with his front-runner status in tact. The fact that Romney had to work so hard to defeat Santorum is a reminder of how difficult it is going to be for him…

Flashback: Watch Santorum Defend ‘Remarkable’ Obama Comments To Rev. Al Sharpton on Hannity Show (VIDEO)

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  By: Kirsten West Savali, Your Black World Since his race-tinged attack of President Barack Obama’s neutral stance on reproductive issues has come back to bite him in his red elephant trunk, we at Your Black World felt it was only fair to publish GOP presidential candidate, Rick Santorum’s defending arguments. The former Pennsylvania senator appeared on Fox News on January 24, 2011 to defend his controversial comparison of fetuses…

Kirsten West Savali: Rick Santorum: It’s ‘Remarkable’ That You’re Such A Hypocrite

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  By: Kirsten West Savali, Your Black World President Barack Obama’s policies do not reflect his gratitude to the U.S. government for considering him human, and former Republican Senator Rick Santorum has decided to put him in his place. In an interview with CNS News, the senator voiced his absolute disbelief that Obama would dare support a woman’s right to choose abortion … considering he’s a black man: “The question…

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…

Rick Santorum: Gay Sex Is Not ‘Equal’ To Hetero Sex

Rick Santorum: Gay Sex Is Not ‘Equal’ To Hetero Sex

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    Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum gave a curious explanation for his opposition to gay marriage at a campaign stop on Monday at a Christian college in Iowa. A recent graduate of the college compared gay marriage to interracial marriage and pressed Santorum on why it would be “a hit to faith and family in America.” ABC News reported that the former Pennsylvania senator got agitated and started talking…