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I’ve been poking around the blogs and papers and watching twitter, talking to friends. Overall, I’d say there’s at best a resignation factor e.g. it could have been worse. A shrug factor. A sigh. A yawn or even eye-rolling cynical sentiment among black folks. There’s a willingness to try and see the positives – Joe’s […]

RealClearPolitics’ VP Watch said that Chris Bowers’ analysis of Biden as a VP pick amounted almost to a Netroots endorsement. Bowers said: Maybe my support for Biden is mainly a testament to how poor the crop of potential candidates is than anything else. After all, being preferable to Evan Bayh isn’t really saying much of […]

Someone just asked me, “Hey Jill, do you think Joe Biden is DOA.” My answer to that is: of course and that was before his racist coded comments about his competitor Barack Obama. In case you hadn’t heard, Sen. Joe Biden of Delaware recently launched another ridiculous vanity presidential campaign with this comment about frontrunner […]

Many Democratic Voters Feel This Way…like we’re Cheated On By Our Democratic Leaders For decades, African-Americans have been a reliable voting bloc for the Democratic Party.  You earned our loyalty when the party began to support and vote for and on issues that benefitted the everyman.  Most of the time, the “everyman” included People of […]

I was deeply disappointed to read about Harry Reid’s racist comments. If the shoe were on a Republican foot, folks would be tearing him apart on our side. I understand why Barack Obama had to accept Reid’s apology for these reasons: 1) Barack Obama can’t play the angry black man nor can he drop the […]


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