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The Black List: Political Correctedness Ain't What it Used To Benew

To help you navigate the new ins and outs, here are a few of the words, phrases, ideas and people that have now been officially blacklisted. Study carefully ...
New York Press  |  Jamaal Young  |  11-20-2008  |  Culture

My Boy, Joe Bidennew

My one and only encounter with the Democratic vice-presidential nominee, back in 1984, almost ended my journalism career before it started.
Style Weekly  |  David M. Poole  |  09-04-2008  |  Commentary

Why It's Easy for Jesse Jackson's Critics to Mock Himnew

Literally, in a matter of months, he's gone from the It guy in black America to a supporting player.
Baltimore City Paper  |  Vincent Williams  |  07-22-2008  |  Commentary

Jesse Jackson Sticks Foot in Mouth ... Againnew

Jackson has crossed the point of no return and for what? His obsession with being in the limelight pushed him to sabotage what's left of his career as a public and relevant figure in the world community for 15 more minutes of fame, or should I say infamy.
Creative Loafing (Charlotte)  |  Nsenga Burton  |  07-16-2008  |  Commentary

Veterans Give Somber Mood to Antiwar Protestnew

Saturday’s march in Washington, D.C., was sobered by the presence of hundreds of military family members and alienated Iraq war vets, whose voices have given the antiwar movement a new center of gravity.
The Village Voice  |  Sarah Ferguson  |  09-26-2005  |  War

Incomprehensible Statements Pile Up in Campaignnew

At one point in a sympathetic Time magazine piece, John Kerry made a foolish statement, which taken out of context is going to bite him in the ass. "We have to get back to the place we were, where terrorists are not the focus of our lives, but they're a nuisance," he said.
New York Press  |  Russ Smith  |  10-13-2004  |  Commentary

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