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NEW DETAILS EMERGE: The Theft Of The White House And Congress (VIDEO)

NEW DETAILS EMERGE: The Theft Of The White House And Congress (VIDEO)

Twas the night before Trump’s inauguration, when all through Facebook, over 200 thousand people were watching a live broadcast. It began: “This is a crime story. The perpetrators:  a pack of political operatives and the billionaires in the shadows behind them. The crime:  the theft of the White House and Congress.” Investigative reporter Greg Palast, a […]

Texas GOP, Hispanic Voters, And The Voting Rights Act = A Hot Mess

Texas GOP, Hispanic Voters, And The Voting Rights Act = A Hot Mess

Last month I wrote an article about how Texas labor laws adversely impact employee rights. I attempted to identify the ?right-to-work? moniker as an example of the irresponsible use of rhetoric by the Republican Party. I ended the article on an ominous note ? warning that conservative factions had identified The Voting Rights Act of […]

SCOTUS Voting Rights Decision May Cause History To Repeat Itself…In Reverse (OP-ED)

SCOTUS Voting Rights Decision May Cause History To Repeat Itself…In Reverse (OP-ED)

Almost?50 years ago, the then Democratic President, Lyndon B. Johnson (LBJ), took a risk?he knew?could cost?his party?the loyalty of a region?it had dominated electorally?since the end of Reconstruction.??Although slavery?as an institution had been destroyed some hundred years before,?African-Americans?had long suffered?under a?different kind of slavery, one of?social and economic inequality, but also when it came to […]

Malcolm X Had It Right: Non-Violence Has Failed

Malcolm X Had It Right: Non-Violence Has Failed

If we don’t do something real soon, I think you’ll have to agree that we’re going to be forced either to use the ballot or the bullet.?Malcolm X Give us the ballot and we will no longer have to worry the federal government about our basic rights … –