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Should Congress be term-limited?

Should Congress be term-limited?

Last week, I attended and participated at the annual meeting for the conservative group known as the Club for Growth.  One thing that caught my ear was that most of the club members believe that Congress isn’t inhabited by the “pure at heart.” There are a lot of unusual things that can go down with the ever-looming […]

Want ‘Medicare for all’? Leave the Democratic Party

Want ‘Medicare for all’? Leave the Democratic Party

Sixty percent of the American people – three out of every five adults – favor some form of single-payer health care. They are a clear majority, but they have no major political party to represent them. More than 80 percent of the Democrats – four out of every five – support a Medicare-for-all, single-payer health care […]

Pick me to lay the wreath

Pick me to lay the wreath

Who would you entrust to lay a wreath near a tomb of four American heroes who risked their lives in World War I? If it were me choosing, I would choose myself. It would be an honor and a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for me to experience this amazing event. I’m the best person because the military […]

Why are Black Republicans afraid to speak out?

Why are Black Republicans afraid to speak out?

Sometimes I wonder if I was a Black Democrat, a retired Black athlete or a Black comedian would it be easier for me to get a meeting with the leadership of the Republican Party or harder. As a lifelong, die hard Black Republican, it seems almost impossible to get noticed in the Republican Party. Black […]

When America interfered in a Russian election

When America interfered in a Russian election

There is still no evidence of Russian interference in the 2016 election. What substitutes for proof is nothing but an endless loop of corporate media repetition. The Democratic Party has plenty of reason to whip up hysteria in an effort to divert attention from its endless electoral debacles. What no one mentions is that the […]

GOP forms circular firing squad over Obamacare

GOP forms circular firing squad over Obamacare

CLARENCE V. MCKEE, ESQ. GUEST COMMENTARY It’s becoming increasingly clear that the exercise of political power appears to be a total stranger to congressional Republicans. As I said on Newsmax TV’s “America Talks Live,” congressional Republicans often act like they are one big “circular firing squad.” Looking at the Ryan healthcare proposal in the House, […]

Attending college with Nazi fliers, racist videos

Attending college with Nazi fliers, racist videos

Incidents lead to Twitter debate on students of color choosing PWIs BY AMIR VERA THE VIRGINIAN-PILOT TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE NORFOLK, Va. –  In the past year, students at Old Dominion University have seen fliers promoting Nazism pop up on campus and a video of a woman wearing a sweatshirt with the college’s logo encourage the […]

Jobless rate up to 8.1 percent for African-Americans

Jobless rate up to 8.1 percent for African-Americans

TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE The nation’s businesses added 235,000 jobs in February but the companies obviously didn’t hire in the Black community where the unemployment rate went up compared to other racial and ethnic groups where it went down. The Black jobless rate in February was 8.1 percent compared to 7.7 percent in January, the […]

Floirda’s Finest – March 24, 2017

Floirda’s Finest – March 24, 2017

Thousands of Caribbean culture lovers converge on South Florida every year on the Columbus Day weekend to attend the annual Miami Broward Carnival, a series of concerts, pageants, parades, and competitions. On Carnival Day, “mas” (masquerade) bands of thousands of revelers dance and march behind 18-wheel tractor-trailer trucks with booming sound systems from morning until […]

Jazz in the Gardens

Jazz in the Gardens

Not just another music festival BY LISA ROGERS CHERRY FLORIDA COURIER When asked why they came to the 12th Annual Jazz in the Gardens Music Festival, attendees of the Miami Gardens event had many different responses. As in past years, some were there for the incredible lineup of artists. Whether it was Will Downing, Robin […]