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Archive for May 30th, 2012

UPDATED:  Four Dead, Two Wounded in Seattle, Gunman Ian Stawicki in Dead from Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound to Head

UPDATED: Four Dead, Two Wounded in Seattle, Gunman Ian Stawicki in Dead from Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound to Head

SEATTLE QUADRUPLE MURDER-SUICIDE: Ian Stawicki, 40 of Ellensburg, shot five people, killing three and wounding two, at the Cafe Racer Espresso near the University District Wednesday. He then later killed a woman in downtown Seattle and is now in critical condition at Seattle’s Harborview Medical Center after shooting himself in the head on […]

Rush Limbaugh Slams Toni Morrison Medal of Freedom Award Over Clinton ‘First Black President’ Comment

Rush Limbaugh Slams Toni Morrison Medal of Freedom Award Over Clinton ‘First Black President’ Comment

Rush Limbaugh slams Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient Toni Morrison, calling her a Socialist and mocking her comments that former president Bill Clinton was the first black president, Wednes on his syndicated radio show.  It’s actually a little funny that she made those comments years ago, only to accept such […]

Polish PM Donald Tusk Demands Apology from Obama for “Polish Death Camps” Comment

Polish PM Donald Tusk Demands Apology from Obama for “Polish Death Camps” Comment

President Obama pulls a Marion Barry by insulting Poles with his reference to Nazi death camps as “Polish death camps.” President Obama was referring to the Nazi facility used to process Jews for extermination as a “Polish death camp.” The White House later said Obama “misspoke” and expressed “regret.” Now Poland’s Prime Minister Donald […]

by Janet Shan· · Elections, European News
Obama Campaign Assaults Mitt Romney’s Record as Governor, But What About Obama’s Record on Economy?

Obama Campaign Assaults Mitt Romney’s Record as Governor, But What About Obama’s Record on Economy?

The Obama reelection campaign is taking a swing at Mitt Romney in a new way by focusing on his mediocre record as governor of the state of Massachusetts, ABC News reports: The new effort focuses on Romney’s record as governor “and the campaign promises Democrats say he left unfulfilled. Team Obama will […]

by Janet Shan· · Elections

Former Liberian President Charles Taylor Sentenced to 50 Years in Prison for Aiding War Crimes

NEWSFLASH:  Justice served after former Liberian President Charles Taylor is sentenced to 50 years in jail for aiding war crimes in Sierra Leone by a UN-backed court in The Hague.

by Janet Shan· · African News
Romney Campaign Releases His Birth Certificate Showing His Father Born in Mexico, Double Standard with Obama?

Romney Campaign Releases His Birth Certificate Showing His Father Born in Mexico, Double Standard with Obama?

The Romney campaign releases his birth certificate. So, now we have definitive proof that Mitt Romney was born in America but his father was born in Mexico. Um, isn’t there a terrible double standard on Obama’s father being born in Kenya and all the mess that he isn’t a natural […]

by Janet Shan· · Elections
Former Rep. Artur Davis (D-AL) Leaves Democratic Party, Mulling Future Congressional Bid for Republican Party

Former Rep. Artur Davis (D-AL) Leaves Democratic Party, Mulling Future Congressional Bid for Republican Party

Former Rep. Artur Davis (D-AL) confirmed on his blog that he’s left the Democratic party that he’s mulling a future bid for Congress as a Republican. Artur Davis: “If I were to leave the sidelines, it would be as a member of the Republican Party that is fighting the drift in this […]

by Janet Shan· · Black Politics