The Last Word – Attorney General Eric Holder questions ‘Stand Your Ground’ laws

Attorney General Eric Holder’s comments were poignant and yet, to African Americans very familiar.  The following video is a segment from The Last Word: Related articles African Americans Benefit from Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” Law at a Disproportionate Rate (1800politics.com) Nugent’s new racist rant: ‘The blacks’ are to blame for their own oppression (rawstory.com) TheObamaCrat™… More The Last Word – Attorney General Eric Holder questions ‘Stand Your Ground’ laws

George Zimmerman’s Father Says The ‘True Racists’ Are African-American

Amazing… Think Progress As the murder trial for George Zimmerman begins, his father has released an emotional and highly unusual e-book, publicly opining on all aspects of the case. The book by Robert Zimmerman Sr., called “Florida v. Zimmerman: Uncovering the Malicious Prosecution of my Son, George” was released today on Amazon for $3.99. The… More George Zimmerman’s Father Says The ‘True Racists’ Are African-American

Glenn Beck: NAACP Is A ‘Joke’, White People Were Lynched And Other Topics Of His Latest Rant

Let’s be clear here, Glenn Beck wants to replace his  former Fox News colleagues as the most outrageous commentator in the media.  His brand of manufactured outrage sells and believe me he’s selling and his audience is buying: his books, lectures, rallies and so on.   Having said that, what blows my mind is that millions of… More Glenn Beck: NAACP Is A ‘Joke’, White People Were Lynched And Other Topics Of His Latest Rant

Former NAACP Chair Says The IRS Was Right To Target Tea Party Groups (VIDEO)

I absolutely agree with former NAACP Chair, Julian Bond.  This entire faux outrage fiasco is designed to make the president look bad.  That has been the objective of the GOP since Tuesday, January 20th, 2009. Addicting Info As my colleague Egberto Willies wrote on Tuesday, this whole tempest in a teacup over the IRS scrutiny of groups who used… More Former NAACP Chair Says The IRS Was Right To Target Tea Party Groups (VIDEO)

Michael Tomasky on Mitt Romney the Race Baiter at the NAACP

Michael Tomasky holds nothing back in the following article… The Daily Beast – Michael Tomasky Until yesterday, I thought of Mitt Romney as a spineless, disingenuous, and supercilious but more or less decently intentioned person who at least wasn’t the race-mongering pyromaniac that some other Republican candidates of my lifetime have been. Then he gave his speech… More Michael Tomasky on Mitt Romney the Race Baiter at the NAACP

Thursday Blog Round Up

Hannity Guest: ‘NAACP Has Become a Hate Group’ Romney: Black Leaders Offered Me Secret Support Mark Halperin confuses reality for smear campaigns Gallup: Confidence In Television News Falls To New Low Dems: ‘Obamacare’ Will Thrive Like Social SecurityAnd Medicare Palin, who played a key role in losing McCain the election, has ‘advice’ for Romney Michele Bachmann… More Thursday Blog Round Up

Romney responds to NAACP booing: ‘If they want more stuff from the government tell them to go vote for the other guy’

The consensus among the talking heads on MSNBC and elsewhere about Mitt Romney’s speech at the NAACP Conference on Wednesday is that he said what he said intentionally to get the crowd to boo at him. Many politicians and news pundits were reluctant to say that Romney’s remarks to intentionally solicited the boos, but his response at… More Romney responds to NAACP booing: ‘If they want more stuff from the government tell them to go vote for the other guy’

BREAKING: NAACP Endorses Marriage Equality

“The times, they are a changing…” Bob Dylan – 1964 Think Progress The board of the NAACP, the “nation’s oldest and largest civil rights organization,” endorsed marriage equality at a meeting this afternoon. The move comes 10 days after President Obamaannounced his support of same-sex marriage. The NAACP’s move comes as attitudes about gays and… More BREAKING: NAACP Endorses Marriage Equality

Seeking Attention from ANYBODY, Rep. Allen West (R-FL) accuses Obama of ‘destroying the black community’

I’m fully aware of GOP political games now.  Basically when the little “nobodies” in the party, like Allen West, Virginia Foxx,  even Newt Gingrich, et al want attention or publicity, they make the silliest and most ignorant statements solely for the publicity it garners. Now, having said that, here is Allen West’s latest meme: The… More Seeking Attention from ANYBODY, Rep. Allen West (R-FL) accuses Obama of ‘destroying the black community’