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THE ROAD FROM EMANCIPATION TO FREEDOM

by ALTON H. MADDOX, JR. Two events in 2010 alone made it clear that New York’s political establishment was taking Blacks, Latinos and Asians for granted although these groups constitute more than forty percent of the state’s population and more than half of the loyal constituents of the Democratic Party. A poor rat without a ...

Selling Worthless Pyrites for Gold

Basil Waine Kong With all due respect, I believe our PM (Prime Minister)is under the illusion that a state of emergency (SOE)that authorizes our soldiers and police to be arresting officer, judge, jury and executioner is the answer to the crime monster. While the declaration of the SOE was absolutely the right thing to do ...

Restoring Hubris 10

by Chris Stevenson Glenn Beck is a sick man, crazy actually, crazy like a Fox News Network. Maybe if he never existed, it would be necessary for the Devil to invent him. He has carried through his plan to momentarily pre-empt the Civil Rights Movement and rally his Tea Party and conservative followers at no ...

Haiti’s (Would Be) Hip-Hop President 2

by CHARLES M. BLOW Wyclef Jean will be gone until November, if not longer. The hip-hop star officially announced in Port-au-Prince on Thursday that he’s running for president of Haiti. The election is scheduled for Nov. 28. It is a fascinating bit of celebrity news. But it’s also a very serious pursuit by an utterly ...

The Biggest Ponzi Scheme Against Americans Ever 6

by Brandi L. Bates The sub-prime mortgage industry is only a small morsel of the problem. When we pull back the covers and see who has been sleeping in the same bed, we namely see both Democrats and Conservatives, bankers, Wall Street brokers, high level executives, appraisers, and benefactors alike. From 2003-2007 we saw a ...

The Criminal Disenfranchisement Law in New York 2

by Alton H. Maddox, Jr. If the Freedom Party is able to secure 15,000 valid signatures to secure ballot status and is, afterwards, able to secure 50,000 votes to enjoy the authority to nominate state-wide officeholders, the Freedom Party will have the authority to become a political party led by historically-oppressed persons. An intermediate step ...

HANDS OFF CHARLIE RANGEL!!!! 2

by Gloria Dulan-Wilson Well, it’s déjà vu all over again. The so-called ethics committee is going to “investigate” Congressman Charlie Rangel. Don’t you find it interesting that this is similar to the b.s. investigation they leveled against Adam Clayton Powell Jr., when he became head of the House Ways and Means Committee, and attached more ...

Obama’s ‘Race’ War

by CHARLES M. BLOW Americans are engaged in a war over a word: racism. Mature commentary on the subject has descended into tribal tirades, hypersensitive defenses and rapid-fire finger-pointing. The very definition of the word seems under assault, being bent and twisted back on itself and stretched and pulled beyond recognition. Many on the left ...