politics

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On My Mind This Week: Hurricane Sandy

By Bob Meadows Sandy was anything but Summer Lovin’ Sandy hit us so bad on the East Coast it’s as if she was taking revenge on Hurricane Danny Zuko for breaking her heart. I’m a New Yorker. When I saw the photos of deserted Manhattan streets, I had one thought: Evil Christmas. That’s the only … Continue reading

Obama and Romney: Why Are They Still Campaigning?

By Xavier Muhammad Only one more to go…thank God Admit it: You’ve made up your mind. You probably did it in 2008, as soon as Obama won. Or 2009, when he signed Lilly Ledbetter. Or 2010 when Healthcare passed. Or 2011, when bin Laden ate those bullets. Or 2012, when Mitt got the GOP nod. … Continue reading

Biden vs Ryan: Debating the Debate

By Bob Meadows Despite what Biden kept saying, they’re not really friends The vice president debate has been swept into history’s closet, but before we let it go completely, I think we can all agree that the winner was the American viewer. We got to see an actual debate. Biden won, smirks and all, but … Continue reading

What’s On My Mind This Week

By Bob Meadows Pointing the way for Obama I may lose my card, but Bill Clinton is still my favorite president. Obama should take some lessons from him. The man has more charisma than should be allowed. Seriously, how would 2000-2004 been different if he’d had a third term? I think we wouldn’t be in … Continue reading

On My Mind This Week

By Bob Meadows Artur n Play I don’t remember a word Artur Davis said during his speech at the Republican National Convention. The whole time he was onstage, these lyrics kept going through my mind: Rollin’ rollin’ roll with Kid n Play now. I’ve seen young cats with the fade, but why is a brother … Continue reading

Charlie Murphy To Host The Oscars

By Bob Meadows New host (HOLLYWOOD) One day after Eddie Murphy dropped out of hosting the Oscars, the Academy dropped a bombshell: His brother, Charlie Murphy, will emcee the extravaganza. “Charlie Murphy is an amazing talent, an incredible storyteller, and he scares the hell out of everyone,” new Oscar producer Brian Grazer told The Peoples … Continue reading

To Boost Sagging Ratings, Obama Adds a Cute Kid

By Bill Matthews Obama says the addition of Lil’ Daryl is not a ratings ploy. (WASHINGTON DC) Critics say it’s a desperate attempt to boost the president’s sagging approval rating. The White House calls it love. Regardless, the president who has done so much for television seems to be taking a cue from the medium: … Continue reading

Michele Bachman Meant Whites Were Better Off During Slavery

By Bill Matthews Bachmann has already picked out the woman she will enslave. (WOODBURY, MN) Michele Bachmann has drafted a bill to bring back slavery. The Congresswoman hopes to reverse the 13th amendment, which put a stop to the practice in 1864. Bachmann got the idea recently, after she signed a document that indicated African … Continue reading

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