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The Republican Party since the days of Reagan has always tried to portray themselves in a patriotic light, using the stars and stripes as a political prop and never shy about exploiting the service of American troops. John McCain has always been quick to make his Vietnam experience as a P.O.W a central part of his campaign. Never mind that he said he was doing “Caesar’s work” as opposed to what? The work of Jesus Christ? I actually agree with John McCain in that the… Continue
For those members who may have noticed the syndication (rss) feed reader of all the shows that are favorited by our Blog Talk Radio account, is no longer displayed on the Black Talk Radio main page. The BTR favorites rss reader provided a direct link to those shows thus increasing the exposure of our traffic to your shows. We also used this feature to rate all the shows so that their Blog Talk Radio rankings would improve thus helping them to gain more exposure to Blog Talk Radio traffic. We… Continue
ABC affiliate WSOC located in Charlotte, North Carolina reports that possibly three students were killed blocks from their school. East Gaston Sr. High located on Lane Road in Mount Holly, North Carolina is in a rural area and lacking on key element that WSOC reports.
Three unidentified male students according to other students were involved in a head on collision with another pick up… Continue
If you were not aware, there is a viral email that targets assumed Obama supporters advising them. “THEY ABSOLUTELY CAN NOT GO TO THE POLLS WEARING ANY OBAMA SHIRTS, PINS OR HATS, IT IS AGAINST THE LAW”. This maybe true in some states but not in all. The entire text of the email is as follows:
Subject: IMPORTANT INFORMATION!!!!!!!
SPREAD THE WORD !!!!…
The independent news outlet Veracifier reported that there are reports of voter purging of African Americans and Latinos. Are we in for another election debacle like we saw in Florida 2000 and Ohio 2004? Will the Republicans still yet another election in a year of projected record voter turnout?
Debate Porridge investigates stories of voter purging from the rolls with a call to the Ohio Board of Elections. Why are voting machines…Continue
While John McCain has produced yet another blatantly false smear ad trying to link Obama to corruption in Illinois, only information is coming forth that shows McCain's links to people at the center of the current banking scandal. Not is Slim Johnny McCain ready to smear Obama, but the new ad smears Illinois politicians that… Continue
Stanford University, Yahoo News and the Associated Press conducted a study/poll about how much racism may play a part in the election this year. The poll acknowledges what Republicans disingenuously claim, that racism has been all but eliminated in the United States. One racism denier who is an Internet talk host said, “You have to look far and wide to find racism in the United States” and “The only racism I see is the racism of militant blacks”.…
It seems comments by Josh Howard of the Dallas Mavericks has ruffled some patriotic feathers. The NBA forward was attending an event sponsored by Alan Iverson and made comments about the national anthem as it was being played that has some sports commentators calling for his punishment.
Mark Cuban had a more measured response and stated: "I have explained to him that cell phone cameras are not your friend and that what you think you… Continue
John McCain and Sarah Palin are at it again with another racial attack ad. I noted in an earlier blog post that McCain/Palin's attack ad "Ready To Smear" carries a subtle message that paint's Barrack Obama as a Black Man attacking a white woman. FactCheck.org which was cited in the ad then pointed out that the ad was lying about their findings on where less… Continue
After the 2000 elections, the Republicans held both the Office of the Presidency and both houses of Congress and for the six long years they were in control, they did nothing to help solve the energy needs of the country. Instead, what Americans got was Dick Cheney's closed door meetings with Energy executives of which the public still has no clue as to what went on behind those closed doors. We know that deregulation and rarely prosecuted corporate corruption helped lead to the crisis we see… Continue
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice the second Black person to hold the position reportedly told a group of professors and administrators "I 'Rarely See Somebody Who Looks Like Me". When did Condi Rice wake up in realize that she is a token negro in the Bush Administration. I respect all that Rice has been able to accomplish, what I do not respect is that she worked to close doors that were made open to her through… Continue
FactCheck.org and other fact checking organizations have been busy debunking all the bogus claims made in many of this season's campaign ads. If you did not hear about John McCain and Sarah Palin citing FactCheck.org as the source in one of his ads that said Obama was attacking Palin let me bring you up to speed.
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The Aaron Hawkins Award "category is for bloggers that have been blogging visibly since January 1, 2003. This award can only be won once. This is not an award which the public can be nominate someone for; this is an award appointed by the judging panel and staff of the Black Weblog Awards".
The blogger Michael David Cobb Bowen is working on a book "about the movement from progressive to conservative in the African-American political tradition". In my opinion, a more interesting book… Continue
LAS VEGAS – With other prospective jurors listening, a woman lectured O.J. Simpson on his behavior as a celebrity Tuesday and declared, "I felt he got away with murder."
Like others questioned for service in Simpson's robbery-kidnap trial, the woman said she would try to be fair. But she became increasingly adamant, disclosing the disenchantment of someone familiar with Simpson's triumphs and disappointed in his fall from…Continue
The jury selection for O.J. Simpson's armed robbery trial is underway and defense lawyers have raised the issue of race.
Charles D. Jones, lawyer for Simpson's co-defendant Clarence "C.J" Stewart said the jury pool "was not representative of the county". He questioned whether the predominately white Las Vegas jury pool could "fairly deliberate the fate of the two black defendants". Blacks make up around ten percent of Clark county's population and Jones argued… Continue
Does Spike Lee get the last word in his filmmakers spat with Hollywood legendary actor turned producer/director Clint Eastwood? Spike Lee heavily criticized Eastwood for his two WWII films on Iwo Jima that failed to show the role of black soldiers in the Pacific theater of the war.
The two filmmakers traded jabs with each other through the media with Clint Eastwood once telling Spike Lee to “shut his face”. Spike Lee whose WWII film "Miracle at St. Anna" tells the story of an… Continue