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Arise America: Black Voter Turnout in Mid-Term Elections

Arise America sat down with Darryl Pinckney, author of “Blackballed: The Black Vote and US Democracy,” to discuss black voter turnout in the 2014 mid-term election and address the question “Should black voters keep their faith in Obama?”Read more…

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Michelle Obama Chokes on Question Any Wife Should Be Able to Answer

Michelle Obama addressed a crowd of parents and children recently when one young audience member asked her how long she and Barack had been married. Her answer was so vague it included a margin of error of more than a decade. 129 more words

News

White House Correspondents' Dinner Live Stream -- Watch Online

It’s that time of the year again! Celebrities and politicians are gathering for the White House Correspondents’ Dinner in Washington on April 25, and funny lady Cecily Strong is hosting the exciting night.  297 more words

News And Gossip

New York Times comes to defense of drones

Headline from NYT website:

Despite Errors, Drones Batter Al Qaeda’s Core

Translation: We gotta keep droning if you want to be safe.

D. Politics

What Obama’s Refusal to Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide Tells Us About the U.S. — and the Rest of the World

Jon Schwarz writes for The Intercept:

‘[…] During Barack Obama’s 2008 campaign, he explicitly promised that “as President I will recognize the Armenian Genocide.” Samantha Power, author of A Problem From Hell: America and the Age of Genocide and now Obama’s ambassador to the U.N., recorded a video… 154 more words

USA

Political barbs, celebrity-gazing main course at DC dinner

WASHINGTON (AP) – Get ready for a healthy dose of political barbs and celebrity-gazing in the nation’ capital.

If it’s spring in Washington, it’s time for the White House Correspondents’ Association’s annual dinner. 212 more words

National

The Move from Progressivism to Libertarianism and Why

I used to be a nosering wearing, feminism-espousing, Obama House-Party throwing, capitalism-hating progressive.  I believed that the Republicans were mean people, war mongerers, and that I was the only non-crazy Christian in the United States pretty much.  2.001 more words

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