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Why I’m still voting for Donald Trump

Why I’m still voting for Donald Trump

What the hell is going on with Blacks in this Republican Party? I DON’T WORK FOR THE REPUBLICAN PARTY. But it seems everyone wants to call me to get an insight into the inner workings of some of the strategies coming from the party’s so-called Black operatives. In order to be an operative, you must […]

Now is not the time for complacency

Now is not the time for complacency

I viewed the final 2016 presidential debate with great interest. It held few surprises, but served to confirm my evaluation of Donald Trump as an overgrown, petulant child-like man. Sadly, his year-plus emersion in the political process has not reformed his juvenile instincts to tear down that which he cannot control or does not like. […]

Trump channels Lincoln as only he can

Trump channels Lincoln as only he can

Abraham Lincoln began his Gettysburg Address by invoking the democratic principles upon which the Founding Fathers conceived this nation “four score and seven years ago.” Donald Trump began his Gettysburg speech last week by invoking the personal grievances upon which he intends to base lawsuits to settle scores. He threatened to jail his political opponents and […]

With Trump’s disintegration, It’s time to vote ‘Green’

With Trump’s disintegration, It’s time to vote ‘Green’

The election is less than two weeks away, but the outcome isn’t the least bit in doubt. Hillary Clinton will be the next president of the United States. It’s high time for leftists, so-called progressives and generally sensible people to reconcile themselves to this fact. Trump self-destructs The Trump candidacy has shot itself in both […]

After Hurricane Matthew, Haitians hope for change in US policy

After Hurricane Matthew, Haitians hope for change in US policy

BY JEN FIFIELD STATELINE.ORG / TNS WASHINGTON – A week after Hurricane Matthew tore through their home country, Haitian immigrants took to the streets of downtown Miami Oct. 14 with a plea for President Obama: Haitian immigrants need “compassion, not deportation.” Just days before the hurricane, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security said it would […]

South Africa quits international court

South Africa quits international court

BY ROBYN DIXON LOS ANGELES TIMES (TNS) JOHANNESBURG – South Africa said last week that it will withdraw from the International Criminal Court, raising fears of an African exodus from a tribunal established to prosecute the worst crimes against humanity. Human rights activists quickly expressed dismay that South Africa’s governing African National Congress, known for […]

Florida’s Finest – October 28, 2016

Florida’s Finest – October 28, 2016

These masqueraders participated in the Seventh Annual Miami Broward One Carnival’s Parade of the Bands at the Dade County Fairgrounds on  Oct. 11. The Florida Courier staff selected them as this week’s Florida’s Finest – for obvious reasons. (CHARLES W. CHERRY II / FLORIDA COURIER)

Which way? – President Clinton

Which way? – President Clinton

Tax hikes for the rich, bigger government, cheaper college BY ANITA KUMAR AND DAVID GOLDSTEIN MCCLATCHY WASHINGTON BUREAU / TNS WASHINGTON – The cooks at Chipotle are making more. Construction workers have more jobs repairing bridges and roads all over the country. Immigrants here illegally walk down the street without fear of deportation. Poor women […]

Which way? – President Trump

Which way? – President Trump

Lower taxes, higher deficits, fewer immigrants BY WILLIAM DOUGLAS, LESLEY CLARK AND KEVIN G. HALL MCCLATCHY WASHINGTON BUREAU / TNS WASHINGTON –  A fast-food worker at Bojangles’ makes more per hour. Americans have more money from sharp tax cuts, especially the very wealthy. Immigrants from Latin America run into a fence when they try to […]

Pushing each other’s buttons

Pushing each other’s buttons

Editor’s note: This is a monthly series spotlighting Florida children available for adoption. One Church One Child of Florida is a faith-based, 501(c)(3) organization, operating statewide in partnership with the Department of Children and Families and local community-based lead agencies and their providers to help raise awareness and recruit adoptive and foster families for children […]