davidl on January 20th, 2009

We ask you to help us work for that day when black will not be asked to give back, where brown can stick around, when yella’ will be mella’, when the red man can get ahead, man- and when white will embrace what is right. Let all of those who will do justice and love […]

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davidl on January 20th, 2009

From Martin Luther King’s “I have a Dream” speech, via Macsmind: “I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.” Today: WASHINGTON (CNN) — More than two-thirds of African-Americans […]

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davidl on January 20th, 2009

As noted by Mark Hemingway, National Review: Soon [Conngressman Jim] Moran stormed out of the building and angrily confronted the police officer looking at his wife and shouting, “Is this the one?” He then got in the officer’s face and insisted that he did not know the proper procedure. Moran’s wife was then allowed in […]

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Eric Florack on January 20th, 2009

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read on the ‘sphere… Bitsblog’s Nightly Ramble Since I’ve already given you my thoughts on today’s events, before they even occurred, it’s down to some random tidbits. Today marks the end of being able to blame those Waskilwy Wepublicans for the problems the Democrats face. Going […]

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Eric Florack on January 20th, 2009

Every day… EVERY day… is history, once it has passed. Good or bad, different or indifferent, laughable, or lamentable, it’s all the same.  I offer that almost axiomatic point to those pointing to today’s inauguration as some kind of historical milestone.  I do so because it seems to me we’ve made it into some kind […]

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