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Black Ministers v. GOP: 17 Arrests as NAACP Protests Extreme Right-wing...

AFRICANGLOBE - They are pursuing a cruel, unusual and unconstitutional agenda reminiscent of the Old South said Rev. Barber. What happens in North Carolina does not stay in North Carolina. It has national implications. North Carolina is ground zero in a national struggle to defend democracy for all.

Colin Powell Tells The Truth About The Republican Party

AFRICANGLOBE - I appreciate Colin Powell’s bold comments about the racism that permeates the Republican Party – I only wish that Colin Powell had decided to unleash his wrath on the GOP during last year’s presidential election. But it’s better late than never – and Powell did the right thing by putting his party on notice.

How Fox News Screwed Republicans

AFRICANGLOBE - Suffering an election hangover after having been told by Fox News that Mitt Romney's victory was a sure thing (a " landslide" predicted by Dick Morris), some Republicans have promised to break their addiction to the right-wing news channel in the coming year. Vowing to venture beyond the comforts of the Fox News bubble, strategists insist it's crucial that the party address its "choir-preaching problem."

Fiscal Cliff: Why Republicans Don’t Care What Americans Thinks

AFRICANGLOBE - Are Republicans – now summoned back to Washington by Speaker Boehner — about to succumb to public pressure and save the nation from the fiscal cliff? Don’t bet on it. Even if Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell cooperates by not mounting a filibuster and allows the Senate to pass a bill extending the Bush tax cuts to the first $250,000 of everyone’s income, Boehner may not bring it to the House floor.

Report: ‘Progress’ Made on Fiscal Cliff

AFRICANGLOBE - Dire headlines about the ongoing "fiscal cliff" debate might give the impression that the country is destined for a harrowing economic jolt....

Senate Democrats Rally Behind Susan Rice Against GOP Opposition

Senate Democrats rallied to U.N.Ambassador Susan Rice's defense as Republicans said they were even more troubled by her account of the deadly attack on...

GOP Continues With Self-Inflicted Damage After Romney, Obama Battle

The Aftermath of Mitt Romney and President Obama presidential campaign. It’s always the first rule of thumb when climbing out of any hole. Stop digging. It’s a...

Who Needs The Truth When Spin Is Much More Profitable?

As I watch the political machinations of extremists of every stripe in this country, it occurred to me that maybe I should write a...

Eric Holder Contempt Charge And Presidential Vote Politics

On the day that President Obama scored one of the biggest victories in his term with the Affordable Health Care legal question in the...

Herman Cain: Let’s Pay Attention to the "Pizza Man"

Some call Herman Cain the Pizza Man with a slick carnival con-man banter. Some call Cain a contemporary Uncle Remus masterful in philosophy to suit any White racist’s dream. Others call Cain a misguided dupe of the right-wing-nuts of the Tea Party.

Herman Cain Wins Florida Straw Poll, So GOP Not Racist Then?

GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain’s wipe out of the GOP presidential field in the Florida straw poll got much attention partly because he was so far behind presumptive GOP Presidential front runners Mitt Romney and Rick Perry. But it also got attention because it seemed to refute the relentless charge that the GOP is racist.