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Obama Salutes Medal of Honor Recipients

President Barack Obama and the White House paid tribute to U.S. soldiers by bestowing them with the Medal of Honor on Tuesday, March 18. Here is an excerpt of the President’s speech. The presentation of our nation’s highest military decoration — the Medal of Honor — is always a special […]

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The ‘House’ of No Government Return

October 3 Dennis J. Freeman 0

Man, we’ve got some real haters up in the United States Congress. The bozos we call our representatives are showing off their real colors about how they really think of the American people. It’s apparent that the House of Stupidity doesn’t give a hoot about the crisis you and the […]

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Obama: “They Dared to Dream Differently”

August 29 Dennis J. Freeman 0

Calling back on the days of true grit and undeniable courage, President Barack Obama echoed the chambers of the hundreds of thousands of people who marched to Washington, D.C.  50 years ago, looking for redemption in the form of education, employment and fair housing. The March on Washington for Freedom […]

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The Power of Fear

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 How the Right Wing Makes Money by Interjecting Fear and Paranoia in Their Followers A few months back, I remember reading a few stories about how “think tanks” were paying radio talk show host millions of dollars to advertise for them.  Think tanks like “FreedomWorks” and “The Heritage Foundation” pay […]

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A Presidential Rebuke

October 20 Dennis J. Freeman 0

In case he had forgotten, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney was reminded quickly and often who exactly is the commander-in-chief. And it is not him. President Barack Obama showed up at the second of three presidential debates looking like a prize fighter coiled to land some haymakers against his arrogantly […]

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The Real President Showed Up Tonight

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If President Barack Obama had performed two weeks ago like he did tonight the race would be over. Tonight the President defended his record and cited the accomplishments of his administration that he has been loath to do until now.  He did not waste any time or opportunity to reminding […]

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Smoked!!

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My first impression of the debate tonight between President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney was that the Republicans will be very happy that their man “took it to Obama.” They will be relieved that finally their candidate stood up to the President and challenged his policies. Never […]

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Are We Still Cowards on Race?

August 2 Dennis J. Freeman 0

It’s time to call a spade a spade. Thanks to lapdog congressional leaders sucking up oxygen from the lack of common sense, racism has now wedged a deep spot on Capitol Hill. Racism didn’t cease to exist just because President Barack Obama was elected as our commander-in-chief four years ago. […]

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Robinson Ready to Lead Beavers

October 31 Dennis J. Freeman 0

By Dennis J. Freeman  Oregon State men’s basketball coach Craig Robinson doesn’t lack for confidence. In his fourth season as the Beavers’ coach, Robinson, who is the brother-in-law of President Barack Obama, is expecting big things from his Oregon State team this season. Despite the fact that Oregon State hasn’t […]

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Obama Heckler Raises Questions

September 28 Dennis J. Freeman 0

As President Barack Obama entered the stage of House of Blues venue in Hollywood for one of his many 2012 presidential fundraising campaign stops amid the backdrop of chants, “Fired up! … Ready to go!” and “Four more years!” excitement gushed openly from his supporters. Then a hushed tone of […]

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Obama Stumps L.A. for Support

September 27 Dennis J. Freeman 0

The haters can hate, but President Barack Obama still has the same swag that got him elected into the White House in 2008. Heading into the 2012 presidential election year, President Obama is reminding folks these days that he hasn’t lost his mojo. Stumping for votes from Southern California supporters […]

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Black Youth + Poverty – Jobs = Screwed

September 19 Dennis J. Freeman 0

Op-Ed written by Deven D. Anderson, Black Youth Vote!-Source: PRNewswire It’s a critical time in America. The recession has been tough, especially for young Black Americans. With an unemployment rate for young Black males over 18 percent, young Black men are still hemorrhaging and the people we put in office […]