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Are Republicans willing to violate the Constitution?
The solemnity of an event often instills an appreciation of its significance. The formal procedure for transporting to the United States Senate the articles of impeachment of a U.S. president assured citizens of the power of the Constitution that has been guiding the republic since 1787.
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We’ll do better together
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We’ll do better together
Martin Luther King and other civil rights activists learned that economic equality was the most difficult goal to attain. Blacks and other racial minorities found it difficult to move forward because working class whites, who should have been their allies, had been deluded to believe that racial discrimination was to their advantage.
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A continued attack on women’s rights
When Trump ran for president in 2016, he promised to nominate candidates for federal judgeships who would overturn support for Roe v. Wade, the 1973 ruling that established a woman’s right to abortion. The rationale for this position was to establish a strong political base with the Christian Evangelicals.
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Oblivious to hunger
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Oblivious to hunger
With the holiday season over, many now remember the sumptuous meals with friends and family. For most Americans, the possibility of hunger seems very remote. But hunger is still a problem in America, the greatest industrial power in the world.
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Hidden union kleptocracy
Whenever an organization has nonprofit status, the public seems to assume that its objective is to benefit the people. For that reason, it is expected that political liberals would support trade unions, even without considerable assurance of the moral clarity of their expenditures.
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Time to re-think conservative values
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Time to re-think conservative values
Conservatives tout that the Republican Party is the bastion of the nation’s economic strength as well as the pillar of support for America’s constitutional law. Under the Trump regime, neither assertion is quite true.
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Senate compliance with the constitution is critical
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Senate compliance with the constitution is critical
As the enormous power of the presidency became more apparent to him, Trump began to believe that his authority was limitless, like that of an emperor. He seemed to believe that he was above the law.
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A dynamic strategy to build black wealth
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A dynamic strategy to build black wealth
With the launch of the year 2020, primary journalistic attention will be focused on the presidential election. However, blacks cannot afford to lose sight of other public issues that could adversely affect their welfare. Conservatives will undoubtedly use the misdirection created by politics as an opportunity to diminish antiracial discrimination provisions.
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An emerging example of not-so-benign neglect
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An emerging example of not-so-benign neglect
William Barr aggravated the relationship when he reportedly stated at a recent meeting of police officers and prosecutors that “today, the American people have to focus on something else, which is the sacrifice and service that is given by our law enforcement officers, and they have to start showing, more than they do, the respect and support that law enforcement deserves."
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Going it alone
Opinion polls in New Hampshire and Iowa elevated Pete Buttigieg to the group of four candidates who are leading in the race for the Democratic Party nomination for president. The only problem for Mayor Pete is that the black vote usually accounts for about 25 percent of the primary total, and Pete has zero black voter support.
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Giving comfort to the enemy?
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Giving comfort to the enemy?
Now, 74 years after the end of World War II, Donald Trump’s conflict over Ukraine has its roots in the Cold War. Despite the fact that every American security agency has concluded after their investigations that Russia had digitally interfered with the 2016 election, Trump has insisted that Ukraine was at fault.
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A usurpation of Fourth Amendment rights
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A usurpation of Fourth Amendment rights
Bloomberg’s apology is an admission that stop-and-frisk has failed. Black leaders who oppose the practice should present their protest from the perspective of an excessive violation of the Fourth Amendment rights to privacy.
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