END RACIAL PROFILING ACT

The timing is ironic, but, in a matter of weeks, Congressman John Conyers will introduce the End Racial Profiling Act and Senator Russ Feingold will be introducing a similar bill in the Senate. The bills would give a clear definition of what racial profiling is for federal, local as well as … [Read more...]

COULD SARAH PALIN BECOME THE NATIONS NEXT PRESIDENT?

At the White House Monday, White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs was asked about former Alaska Governor and former Republican Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin.  He declined comment on her latest political moves.  Popular thought is her resignation is one of several steps aimed at a bid for … [Read more...]

PRESIDENT OBAMA WAS BORN IN HAWAII, CONTENDS GIBBS

Robert Gibbs White House Press Secretary took a serious question on the question of President Obama's birth at the most recent briefing. … [Read more...]

THE BEER WITH THE PRESIDENT, SGT. CROWLEY AND HENRY GATES AND CONVERSATIONS ON RACE RELATIONS

This week, a relaxed meeting with President Obama, Sgt. Jim Crowley and Henry Gates is being planned over beer at the White House.   Robert Gibbs, White House Press Secretary fielded questions on the meeting and overtones of racial profiling resulting from the incident.  The 9-11 tapes of the … [Read more...]

THIS WEEK THE PRESIDENT, GATES, AND SGT. CROWLEY SIT DOWN FOR A BEER

The White House is hopeful they can make the appointment for sometime this week for a relaxed meeting with President Obama, Sgt. Jim Crowley and Henry Gates. Estimates are that the round of beers will happen sometime in the evening this week or on the weekend. There are reports Professor Gates … [Read more...]

PRESIDENT OBAMA PUTS THE EMPHASIS BACK ON HEALTH CARE REFORM WITH SMALL BUSINESSES AT THE CENTER OF THE WEEKEND DISCUSSION

Prepared Remarks of President Barack Obama Weekly Address Saturday, July 25th, 2009 I recently heard from a small business owner from New Jersey who wrote that he employs eight people and provides health insurance for all of them. But his policy goes up at least 20 percent each year, and today, … [Read more...]

BLACK MINISTERS ARE NOT SATISFIED ON ISSUES OF RACIAL PROFILING

Black ministers are coming together nationally on August 9, 2009 for a day of prayer and action on the issue of racial profiling. The event is an outgrowth of the Henry Gates arrest. The ministers feel the issue of persistent racial profiling is being lost in this debate after President Obama said … [Read more...]

PRESIDENT OBAMA CALLS SGT. JIM CROWLEY AFTER HIS COMMENTS ON THE GATES ARREST

President Obama made a historic and unannounced visit to the White House briefing room to quell the pubic upset over his statement about the arrest of his friend and scholar Henry Gates. At the most recent press conference this week Obama said, "the Cambridge police acted stupidly!" Now he contends, … [Read more...]

PRESIDENT OBAMA’S PRESS CONFERENCE ON HEALTH CARE

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PRESIDENT OBAMA SAID THE CAMBRIDGE POLICE ACTED “STUPIDLY”

The latest Presidential press conference was about the president's health care reform plan.  There was no news in the questioning on the idea to insure 97 percent of the American public.    The big story of the Press conference came from the last question by Lynn Sweet on the racial profiling … [Read more...]