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Archive for September 6th, 2012

BET CEO Debra Lee Accuses GOP of Pandering to Blacks and Women, Slams Ann Romney’s ‘Shout-Out’ to Women

BET CEO Debra Lee accused the Republican Party of pandering to blacks and women. You think with the Black Leadership Council thingy they puked up with Rep. Allen West? Debra Lee told Politico, “They’re pandering. That’s the word that comes to mind.” “I thought some of what went on at […]

Ex-Cop Drew Peterson Guilty for Murder of Third Wife Kathleen Savio

NEWSFLASH:  Drew Peterson guilty in the murder of third wife Kathleen Savio! Drew Peterson faces a maximum 60 year prison term after he is sentenced in November.  Kathleen Savio’s death had initially been ruled as an accident, but after her body was re-examined, her death was deemed a homicide. Peterson’s […]

by Janet Shan· · Murder Charges
Another GOP Lunatic: Rep. Roscoe Bartlett Says Student Loans Could Lead to Holocaust

Another GOP Lunatic: Rep. Roscoe Bartlett Says Student Loans Could Lead to Holocaust

Another Republican lunatic is making waves today. Rep. Roscoe Bartlett (R-Md.) suggested  federally-issued student loans were unconstitutional.  There’s more — he also said disregarding the Constitution could lead down a “slippery slope.” Rep. Bartlett: “Not that it’s not a good idea to give students loans, it certainly is a good idea […]

by Janet Shan· · Politics, Race in America
French Alps Shooting: Iraqi-Born Saad Al-Hilli Named as Owner of Bullet-Ridden BMW

French Alps Shooting: Iraqi-Born Saad Al-Hilli Named as Owner of Bullet-Ridden BMW

The owner of the car in the Alps shooting named as 50-year-old Iraqi-born Saad Al-Hilli. A family including parents, an older woman and two children, were found in a bullet-ridden BMW near Chevaline in France.  Saad Al-Hilli lived in Claygate, Surrey. He was reportedly the secretary of aerial photography company, AMS 1087, since […]

by Janet Shan· · European News
Romney Campaign Releases Ad Highlights Bill Clinton’s Fairy Tale Dig at Obama

Romney Campaign Releases Ad Highlights Bill Clinton’s Fairy Tale Dig at Obama

ROMNEY CAMPAIGN DESPERATE:  Mitt Romney and his campaign are in a tailspin. How else can you explain their latest campaign ad, featuring Bill Clinton, who obliterated both he and Paul Ryan during his speech at the Democratic Convention Wednesday night? The Romney campaign ad praises Clinton saying he’s a “good soldier, […]

by Janet Shan· · Black Politics, Elections, Race in America
Romney Campaign Windbag John Sununu Bitching About Cost of Michelle Obama’s Tracy Reese Dress

Romney Campaign Windbag John Sununu Bitching About Cost of Michelle Obama’s Tracy Reese Dress

Mitt Romney surrogate John Sununu is a man I personally abhor and I find his racially-tinged attacks on President Obama and now his wife sickening. Now his latest attack is on the Tracy Reese custom-made dress Michelle Obama wore when she delivered a scathing, yet subtle attack on Mitt Romney […]

by Janet Shan· · Michelle Obama, Mitt Romney, WTF
Did Paul Ryan Also Lie About Being a Mountaineer, Climbing 40 ‘Fourteeners’ in Colorado?

Did Paul Ryan Also Lie About Being a Mountaineer, Climbing 40 ‘Fourteeners’ in Colorado?

Did Mitt Romney’s ‘bold’ vice presidential pick Paul Ryan lie about climbing mountains too? You see, he was just forced to make an embarrassing U-turn over his three-hour marathon claims and now questions are being asked about his claim to be a prolific mountain climber. He told a Janesville newspaper […]

by Janet Shan· · Paul Ryan, WTF
Russian President Vladimir Putin Calls Obama An Honest Man, Says Romney Mistaken About Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin Calls Obama An Honest Man, Says Romney Mistaken About Russia

Reuters:  Russian President Vladimir Putin calls Obama an “honest man who really wants to change much for the better.” He also told RT television that Mitt Romney’s criticism of Russia is “mistaken’ campaign rhetoric and suggested a “Romney presidency would widen the rift over the anti-missile shield the United States […]

by Janet Shan· · Black Politics, Elections, European News
Preview: ‘The Harder They Fall’ Coming of Age Drama from Brooklyn to Jamaica

Preview: ‘The Harder They Fall’ Coming of Age Drama from Brooklyn to Jamaica

I always like to give a shout out to my Jamaican heritage whenever possible and I would be remiss if I didn’t tell you about a coming of age drama “from the streets of Brooklyn to the Blue Mountains of Jamaica,” entitled The Harder they Fall. This isn’t a remake […]

by Janet Shan· · Black Entertainment News
Former President Bill Clinton Obliterates Mitt Romney, Bows to his Heir Barack Obama

Former President Bill Clinton Obliterates Mitt Romney, Bows to his Heir Barack Obama

PHOTO OF THE DAY:  Former president Bill Clinton obliterates Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan during his powerful speech at the Democratic convention and they bows to his heir, President Barack Obama, as he made his way to the stage:  

by Janet Shan· · Black Politics, Elections