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Victor Davis HansonThere is a different sort of racialist derangement spreading in the country -- and it is getting ugly. Here is actor Jamie Foxx joking recently about his new movie role: "I kill all the white people in the movie. How great is that?" Reverse white and...
With the start of the Republican National Convention in Tampa Fla., on Monday, that once-every-four-years feast of political stagecraft is upon us. These conventions (the Democratic Party meets in Charlotte, N.C., Sept. 3-6) have their nominative...
What drives Barack Obama's "doubters and haters"? So asks Obama biographer David Maraniss in a recent op-ed article for The Washington Post. By doubters and haters, he means the people who think Obama wasn't born in the U.S., that he's a secret Muslim or...
Now that the candidates have left the hustings (whatever those are) behind, it can be said: This was the cleanest presidential campaign in recent memory, perhaps in American history. Before you get exercised about Mitt Romney's sketchy tax math or...
In his 2008 "A More Perfect Union" speech, presidential candidate Barack Obama declared, "Race is an issue that I believe this nation cannot afford to ignore right now." Then he tried his best to ignore it. At least in public, that is. It says a lot...
Tags: Social Issues, Racism, Mitt Romney, Polls, Elections
Change of SubjectEven though very few people knew of the finer points of Saul Alinsky's philosophies or works, it didn't stop certain Republican polemicists from invoking his name to try to dirty up Barack Obama, as though he and the author of......
The Washington PostArt hardly ever comes up as a campaign issue in presidential elections. But once voters decide, the artistic tastes of the first family become well known from the pieces they choose to adorn the White House. Barack Obama has long taken pride in his...
Tags: Martin Luther King Jr., Artists, Arts, Mitt Romney, Elections
KIAHA new poll (www.texaslyceum.org/media/staticContent/PubCon_Journals/2012/2012_Texas_Lyceum_Poll_FINAL_RESULTS_10-1-12.pdf) suggests Texas will go red again next month. The annual survey from the non-partisan Texas Lyceum (www.texaslyceum.org) shows that...
Tags: Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan, Elections, White House
Mormonism is a minority sect once persecuted by mainstream American Christians for its unconventional doctrines and practice of polygamy. It is still viewed by many as an odd cult. But a Mormon is the Republican nominee for president, and he can take...
The Hartford CourantA specter is haunting the Congressional Black Caucus, the specter of integration. It is discomforting enough that the now 43-member CBC has included a Republican since 2011, when Florida's Allen West became the first Republican to join the CBC since 1997....
Tags: Lyndon B. Johnson, Al Gore, France, 2010 Census, Elections
Though President Barack Obama's former church on Chicago's South Side wants to avoid the political limelight of four years ago, the church has been rolling out a campaign to make sure minorities, senior citizens and the poor overcome any obstacles...
SALT LAKE CITY — A specter is haunting the Congressional Black Caucus, the specter of integration. It is discomforting enough that the now 43-member CBC has included a Republican since 2011, when Florida’s Allen West became the first...
Tags: Lyndon B. Johnson, Jim Matheson, Elections, France, George Will
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