Michael Oher was born in the 1980s on the desperately poor, black side of Memphis. His father was murdered shortly after he was born. His mother was a crackhead. By the time he was an adolescent, he’d been in nearly a dozen different schools. One obese foster parent, who took him in for [...]
Whatzhisface goes after Obama. Bill Clinton on Charlie Rose Saturday night: “When is the last time we elected a president based on one year of service in the Senate before he started running?”” Obama responds: “I understand there’s a history of politics being all about slash and burn…. I recall what the Clintons themselves [...]
This cat is like that crazy-ass uncle you have to placate by nodding and smiling uncomfortably at during Thanksgiving dinner. He’s longwinded and perpetually irate, and while he runs for office like clockwork — for president in 2000, Senate in 2004, and again for president in 2008 — though he never, ever wins. His inclusion [...]
Republican presidential candidate Tom Tancredo boycotted the Univision debate earlier this week because “the very idea of having the forum in Spanish was un-American” and those who participated were simply “pandering” to Hispanic voters. Interviewed by Rick Sanchez on CNN last night, Tancredo said citizenship in America requires English fluency.
“You know, if you [...]
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The Supreme Court said that federal judges can reduce sentences from the “mandatory guidelines” given for crack-cocaine sentences. The decision gives sentencing judges more room in criminal cases. [CNN] The 7-2 ruling represents a victory for lawyers who argued that crack-cocaine offenders were unfairly targeted under U.S. sentencing guidelines.Current federal penalties for selling 5 [...]
Obama has chiseled away at Hillary’s lead in some national polls, but Carrie Budoff Brown at Politico said he’s done so while steering clear of any explicit references to the very real possibility that he’d be America’s first black president. “You may not hear him use it is a rallying cry,” said Candice Tolliver, [...]