Marxists from all over the U.S. traveled to Jackson in the final weeks of the campaign to push Lumumba over the top.
A limited internal investigation into whether the people who dismissed the black panther voter intimidation case acted unethically has concluded. No surprise, the DOJ found that DOJ did not act unethically. This minor event was enough to create media history. For the first time since the scandal broke, the New York Times, NPR, Associated Press and Washington Post all covered the black panther voter intimidation matter. It seems media interest peaks when the government is to be defended – a perverse position given the historic import of the free press.
It’s called the “Tornado of Ideas” and it’s a sculpture on the Texas Tech campus that cost about $142,000. It was commissioned in 2004 and created by Bronx, NY artist Tom Otterness. Sounds wonderful, doesn’t it, a “tornado” of clashing ideas? It might bring to mind a place of higher learning where students are encouraged [...]
The other day I received an e-mail from a stranger posing two questions that have been on my mind for some time; thus his message seemed uncannily personal.
“I was curious,” the writer said, “if you have ever looked at your political ‘apostasy’ and wondered whether, if circumstances had been different — if you had not [...]
Our very own Jacob Laksin wrote quite a brilliant post in response to David Brooks’ latest column yesterday, in which the Washington Post columnist likens the Tea Party Movement, the New Right if you will, to the New Left movement of the 1960s.
Although the two movements certainly share some similarities, Jacob is correct in [...]
Black Panther Answers ‘Overdue’
Civil Rights Commission Chairman Seeks Responses In Voter Intimidation Case
BY MICHAEL P. TREMOGLIE, FOR THE BULLETIN
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 04, 2009
The Chairman of the U.S. Civil Rights Commission, Gerald A. Reynolds, has sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder seeking answers to their questions about a voter intimidation case in Philadelphia involving [...]