Is America really ready for a Black President? It has been only a hundred years since we were allowed to study Negro history. America being an historically racist nation, conducted a sort of ethnic cleansing of history. It is bad enough that non-whites were given inferior education. What was even worse is that they were not even allowed to know what they achieved. Even today except during black history month, you would think that the only accomplishments Blacks made was in opposing slavery and supporting civil rights. Is a nation which is less than 45 years removed from legal segregation ready to accept one of the minority class to represent it on the world stage? I think the answer of the majority is yes. No candidate has gotten as much excitement in the Democratic Party since Bobby Kennedy. I think the Clintons think no. There actions show that they believe the race Read more
You have to see this video. It is called "The Story of Stuff". It blasts our wasteful and materialistic society. On a lot of the points I have to agree, we need to implement better ways of production, cut waste, and return to caring about people more than stuff. It's author, Annie Leonard is well informed and articulate, but she seems to think government should run everything and corporations are evil. She seems to think American prosperity impoverishes everyone else. She seems like a nice lady, but listening to her, I would think that Americans are a thuggish, thieving, trashy people destroying the planet and ravishing the third world. I respectfully disagree. If the world were more prosperous before our economic advancement, then a case could be made. The truth is the world is more prosperous because of us. 100 years ago the world could not sustain 1 billion people Read more
You wonder why voters are so cynical about politicians, but what do you expect when even the rookies break their promises before they even get started. McCain challenges Obama to keep his word on public financing Please insert excuses in the comments section.