Just 12 Wealthy Donors Account For Most Of The Donations To Major ‘SuperPACs’
By Ian Millhiser on Aug 4, 2011 at 2:30 pm
A SuperPAC is a group that allows wealthy people and corporations to pool their money together in order to try to change th ...
Posted Tuesday, August 16th 2011 at 4:15PM
The Making of a Country Lawyer: An Autobiography by Gerry Spence
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
I have been touched by this man's childhood, adulthood, career and traditions. He is only 20 years older than I. I am now in law school.
I really don't want ...
Posted Sunday, August 14th 2011 at 7:50PM
America’s pundit class hasn’t quite finished talking about Newsweek’s “intense” cover photo of Rep. Michele Bachmann, but it’s already safe to say the UK Telegraph has found a way to grossly outdo it. In a scathing look at the Iowa State Fair that ma ...
Posted Sunday, August 14th 2011 at 1:15PM
Watching #QueenofRage #michelebachmann on the ticket tape..saying that her win in Iowa means she is the chosen one..take note of the word "chosen" it's a play from the response to President Obama's campaign, as her advisers copy and mimic every singl ...
Posted Sunday, August 14th 2011 at 12:59PM
The economic elite have at least $46 trillion in wealth – but who are they? We look at the people and the industries picking the pockets of the working class.
August 11, 2011 |
The following is an adapted excerpt from David DeGraw’s new r ...
Posted Sunday, August 14th 2011 at 6:41AM
WASHINGTON—President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden extended their condolences in person Tuesday over the massacre in Oslo during an unannounced trip to the Norwegian ambassador's residence in Washington.
Obama wrote in a condolence boo ...
Posted Sunday, August 14th 2011 at 5:02AM
Conservative Daily News -
Texas governor Rick Perry is said to announce his entry into the 2012 Presidential race on Saturday. But, is he the ‘right’ person for the job? Perry is the longest standing governor in Texas. He enter ...
Posted Saturday, August 13th 2011 at 8:07PM
Stalking: Why do Men and Women Stalk Each Other?
"...stalking is still very misunderstood by the public, the courts and law enforcement."
Revised: January 01, 2009
By: Michael G. Conner, Psy.D
If you want to know something about stalking, ...
Posted Friday, August 12th 2011 at 9:50PM
Yes " Rage " and good for Newsweek...in response to the commentary below..Dinesh D'Souza a Republican Indian author wrote the book , an unfair but cemented title called 'Obama's Rage' a very unfair characterization about how his African roots cause h ...
Posted Monday, August 8th 2011 at 10:03AM
Last week this is what a gleeful John Boehner had to say about the GOP having their ransom demands met on the debt deal:
When you look at this final agreement that we came to with the ...
Posted Monday, August 8th 2011 at 9:51AM
WASHINGTON -- As governor of Texas, Rick Perry has pursued a controversial agenda that would gut Texas' vaunted public university system in favor of something that more closely resembles a business.
As the Washington Post ...
Posted Monday, August 8th 2011 at 4:46AM
AUGUST USA Summer Festivals
National Bar Association Annual Convention
7/31/11-8/04/11, Baltimore, MD, http://www.nationalbar.org
National Association of Black Jo ...
Posted Monday, August 8th 2011 at 4:19AM
Reverse mortgage turns sour for heir
By Rick Daysog
Published: Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011 - 12:00 am | Page 1A
Like thousands of local homeowners in their golden years, Rosemary Chandler took out a reverse mortgage in 2005 to h ...
Posted Sunday, August 7th 2011 at 1:00AM
The Decade of Lost Children
By CHARLES M. BLOW
Published: August 5, 2011
One of the greatest casualties of the great recession may well be a decade of lost children.
Damon Winter/The New York Times
Charles M. Blow
Posted Saturday, August 6th 2011 at 5:28PM
August 5th, 2011 3:00 PM
30 Years Ago Today: The Day the Middle Class Died
By Michael Moore
From time to time, someone under 30 will ask me, "When did this all begin, America's downward slide?" They say they've heard of a time when working peo ...
Posted Saturday, August 6th 2011 at 4:18PM
Nations React to Downgrade of U.S. Debt
By LIZ ALDERMAN
Published: August 6, 2011
PARIS — Europe was taken aback Saturday at the unprecedented downgrade of America’s sterling sovereign credit rating, as officials of the Group of 7 industrial c ...
Posted Saturday, August 6th 2011 at 1:12PM
An Update on MMPCIA’s 2010 College Scholarship Award Winner, Chelsea Hardy.
Chelsea Hardy, the winner of MMPCIA’s 2010 College Scholarship Award, just completed her freshman year at Hampton University, in Hampton, Virginia, and is ...
Posted Thursday, August 4th 2011 at 3:44PM
With the exception of the Freakanomics 1st edition...Guns, Germs & Steel - by Jared Diamond is the only book I had..(gave it back before reading it.)
Reading what power movers read, can assist citizens in und ...
Posted Wednesday, August 3rd 2011 at 2:24PM
CNN host Fareed Zakaria is deeply concerned for the future of America, and on last night’s Anderson Cooper 360º took the Tea Party to task for what he considered the “hijacking” of the nation by the Tea Party. Citing the strange bedfellow Charles Kra ...
Posted Tuesday, August 2nd 2011 at 8:07PM
I actually found this while booking my flight for the Blog Her conference in San Diego Augh 4-6 2011, from the Blog "One Brown Girl"..just feels nice.
The photo with this story is a of girl who is ...
Posted Tuesday, August 2nd 2011 at 4:53PM
On Black Women Connect.. A beautiful light skinned sister..left because of how she felt she was treated.. I begged her to stay..but she said no, she knew when she was not wanted.
I feel that here sometimes..but I have a lot of wonderful friends an ...
Posted Tuesday, August 2nd 2011 at 4:38PM
In 2001 Argentina Ms. Lamadrid was denied entry to Panama because the customs officials said there were no blacks in Argentina and demanded to see a real passport. 2001?
The commercial below - called Soy Afro-Argentino/a (translated "I am an Afr ...
Posted Tuesday, August 2nd 2011 at 4:33PM
Rep. Doug Lamborn (R-Co.) has apologized for the controversial “tar baby” comment he made on a local radio show last week while discussing President Barack Obama and the debt ceiling debate.
On the 630 KHOW Capils and Silverman radio show, Lamborn ...
Posted Tuesday, August 2nd 2011 at 2:03PM
Tayari Jones, C'91, is the author of "The Untelling," which won the Lillian C. Smith Award and was featured at Target as a "Breakout Book."
Her first book, "Leaving Atlanta," a coming of age story set during the city’s infamous child murders of 19 ...
Posted Tuesday, August 2nd 2011 at 12:27PM