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Republican presidential nominee John McCain, a self-proclaimed tell-it-like-it-is maverick, keeps saying his running mate, Sarah Palin, killed the federally funded Bridge to Nowhere when, in fact, she pulled her support only after the project became a political embarrassment. He accuses Democrat Barack Obama of calling Palin a pig, which did not happen. He says Obama […]

Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin, who has not held a press conference in nearly four weeks of campaigning, initially barred reporters from her first meetings with world leaders Tuesday, but reversed course after they protested.

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said Thursday that Sen. John McCain made a “huge mistake” by even discussing canceling the presidential debate with Sen. Barack Obama.

What if you hired a plumber to remodel your bathroom who, in the process, destroyed your entire plumbing system? You fired him and hired a new plumber. The new plumber, finding the job too difficult, hired the first plumber to help him correct the job? Would you pay the guy who caused the mess in […]

Kwame Kilpatrick shouldn’t be going to the Democratic National convention, he needs to be hidden away with John Edwards’ mistress. All Kwame Kilpatrick can do now is sully his image, the city of Detroit, black mayors, Hip Hop and black people as a whole by not resigning and keeping himself out pf the public eye.

CNN ended its documentary last night with my former Hip Hop professor, Dr. Michael Eric Dyson and his incarcerated brother meeting in jail. This scene was representative of the whole documentary. CNN did not show Black men in America, they showed the tragedies and success stories of black men, without giving any light to the […]

Bernie Mac was a comedic genius along the lines of Robin Harris. He paid his dues on the comedy circuit for years before getting his big break on Def Comedy Jam. While many people will remember Bernie Mac from his performances in blockbusterslike Ocean’s 11 and Transformers, Mac was a lot more funny in his […]

Rush Limbaugh has called Obama an Arab on his radio show, saying his father was from Arab parts of Africa, and the last thing Obama is is African American. Limbaugh was mistaken Kenya is not an Arab part of Africa although it does have a significant musilm population. By being the child of an African […]

KABUL, Afghanistan — Pakistani troops fired at American reconnaissance helicopters patrolling the Afghan-Pakistan border Thursday, heightening tensions as the U.S. steps up cross-border operations in a region known as a haven for Taliban and al-Qaida militants.

The current crisis in U.S. financial institutions, along with record-breaking home foreclosures, higher unemployment rates, and skyrocketing gas prices, has given many Americans reason to pause, if not panic. Though the federal government has stepped in to help calm the public fear by bailing out certain institutions, as the old saying goes “when White America […]

In an interview with CNN, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, said that the US had encouraged Georgia to attack the autonomous region of South Ossetia. Putin would tell CNN that, defense officials reported to him that the attack was done to benefit a presidential candidate.