how ironic

How am I supposed to be building wealth, especially in these troubling times, if I’m spending my hard-earned dollars on this? I think they should be giving these away for free, considering that neither are post-election, saying something like “Yes We Did!”: I bought a few newspapers the day after the election, and plan on […]

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YES…WE…CAN speak truth to power

How proud I am today of Senator Barak Obama. How much I want this man to win the Nomination and then the Presidency. I want to cry at the prospect, dance through the aisles of the supermarket, lift up my voice and make a joyful noise. For I have not yet heard ANY politician be […]

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his father’s blood

Oh. My. Word. I’m writing a paper and listening to various TV shows that are discussing the Wisconsin primary results. There is a woman who called into C-Span declaring that Obama is a Muslim and because of that, and what our country has gone through, “We need to do our homework.” The host of the […]

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ouch! that stings.

There’s been a lot of talk on several blogs about the racist attacks on Obama and the sexist attacks on Clinton and the racist and sexist remarks they make towards each other. There’s also be considerable talk about how black women will vote, as if there is an inherent conflict (esp. now that Edwards is […]

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word. oh boy.

since iowa and the debates last night, i’ve been so excited. so let me point you to a wonderfully written post about a woman of color voting for barak obama. all i have to say is…word. continue speaking truth to power, my sister. updated: i wrote this on the above linked site as a response […]

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sick over sicko

when we first moved here six months ago, we attempted to apply for health insurance for our then 18-month old son. he needed to be seen for a checkup, and we wanted him to continue his vaccination schedule. since my fellowship only covered my health insurance, and my husband was looking for a job, we […]

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you should have to sign an affidavit to vote…

that affirms that you’ve never said anything really stupid on a message board… apparently oprah is getting backlash over her support for barak obama from some of her [white] fans who claim she is playing a race card.

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