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Archive for July 11th, 2012

Mitt Romney: “I Have Secret Black Supporters” Who Are Afraid to Go Public

MITT ROMNEY HAS SECRET BLACK SUPPORTERS:  Mitt Romney told Fox News (surprise, surprise) that black leaders support him, but are afraid to say so publicly. Ahem, which black leaders? Pray tell. After his speech at the NAACP convention, where he was booed after saying he would repeal the Affordable Care […]

by Janet Shan· · Mitt Romney

5 Democrats Voting Against Obamacare are Mike Ross, Dan Boren, Mike McIntyre, Larry Kissell, Jim Matheson

The five Democrats who voted with House Republicans to repeal the Affordable Care Act in a largely symbolic vote are: Reps. Mike Ross, D-Ark.; Dan Boren, D-Okla.; Mike McIntyre, D-N.C.; Larry Kissell, D-N.C.; and Jim Matheson, D-Utah. They should be ashamed of themselves not to stand together as a party but […]

by Janet Shan· · Politics
Brazilian Soccer Star Ronaldinho Loses $750K Coca Cola Deal for Drinking Pepsi

Brazilian Soccer Star Ronaldinho Loses $750K Coca Cola Deal for Drinking Pepsi

DUMBASS: Coca Cola terminated its sponsorship contract with Brazilian soccer star Ronaldinho after he showed up at a press conference drinking a can of Pepsi. According to a report in the O Estado de Sao Paulo newspaper, the press conference was held to promote his new team, Atletico Mineiro, of which Pepsi […]

by Janet Shan· · Sports News
NAACP Says Mitt Romney’s Agenda At Odds with What It Stands For, Including Affordable Health Care

NAACP Says Mitt Romney’s Agenda At Odds with What It Stands For, Including Affordable Health Care

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, NAACP, issued a statement following Mitt Romney’s speech at their annual convention this morning, saying: “This morning Governor Romney laid out his policy agenda for this nation. Unfortunately, much of his agenda is at odds with what the NAACP stands for – […]

by Janet Shan· · Mitt Romney

House Votes 244-185 With Five Democrats Voting in Favor of Repealing Obamacare

YAWN:  The House voted for the second time to repeal the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) 244-185 with five Democrats voting in favor. Um, this will go nowhere. Another waste of taxpayers’ money by politicians hellbent on doing their own thing. Those five Democrats who crossed party lines are further proof […]

by Janet Shan· · Latest News, Politics

Florida A&M President James Ammons Resigns Same Day University Added to Wrongful Death Suit

URGENT:  Florida A&M president James Ammons has resigned the same day parents of a drum major who died after being hazed added the university to a wrongful death lawsuit.  

by Janet Shan· · Breaking News, Crime

Gladys Knight Joins Doug E. Fresh, Micheal Bevins as Judge on New Singing Show

R&B legend Gladys Knight will be a television judge on a new singing series. BET’s sister network, Centric, announced Wednesday that Knight will work as the “lead judge” on “Apollo Live,”  a singing competition at New York’s famed Apollo Theater. The show puts a new spin on “Amateur Night at the […]

by Janet Shan· · Black Entertainment News

Reuters/Ipsos Poll Shows Obama Expands Lead Over Romney Nationally 49% to 43%

A new Reuters/Ipsos poll shows President Obama expands lead over Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney to six percentage points, at 49% to 43%, as voters became slightly more optimistic about the economy. The polls found that the number of Americans who thought the country was on the wrong track dropped five […]

by Janet Shan· · Elections
Mitt Romney Booed at NAACP Convention for Saying He Will Repeal Obamacare

Mitt Romney Booed at NAACP Convention for Saying He Will Repeal Obamacare

Highlights from Mitt Romney speech at 103rd NAACP Convention in Houston: Mitt Romney was booed twice during his speech at the NAACP convention where he implored black voters to pick him over Obama. Romney was roundly booed when he said he was going to repeal Obamacare, the so-called derogatory term […]

by Janet Shan· · Mitt Romney, Race in America
GOP Presidential Nominee Mitt Romney Has a Long and Troubled History With the NAACP

GOP Presidential Nominee Mitt Romney Has a Long and Troubled History With the NAACP

Don’t expect Mitt Romney to come bearing gifts to the black community when he speaks to the NAACP at their 103rd convention on Wednesday. You see, he has had a long and troubled history with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAAC), though I will give him […]

by Janet Shan· · Mitt Romney