Posts tagged "GOP"

OFA, Springfield Residents, push Rep.Schock on Immigration Reform (Video/Pictures)

(PICTURES Following Story) On Tuesday, Organizing for Action Springfield, along with many local residents, held an event outside the offices of Rep. Aaron Schock, urging him to support Comprehensive Immigration Reform. Last week of course, the Senate overwhelmingly passed a historic Immigration Reform bill, with both Illinois Senators-including Republican Mark Kirk-voting in favor of the... Read more »

OFA, 3rd District Residents, push Rep. Lipinski on Immigration Reform

#DREAMer Marnee Ostoa tells her #AmericanStory
(PICTURES following text) From the OFA official press release : On Monday, July 1, 2013 after the winning vote for comprehensive immigration reform in the Senate, Organizing for Action – Illinois, Chicago 1st Ward Alderman Joe Moreno and local community members held an event calling on Rep. Lipinski to continue support for CIR.  Sixty-eight Senators banded together in voting for a... Read more »

A Gun or a 92-Year-Old African American Woman: Which is more dangerous?

You’re not going to believe this, but a recent CNN hidden camera investigation, seemed to confirm what this recent Toronto Star investigation, this Rossen  investigation, this ABC investigation, this mass shooting, this mass shooting, this mass shooting…and this mass shooting –and thousands upon thousands of other shootings– appeared to unmistakably  indicate: It’s easy to purchase a... Read more »
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Obama's Second Inaugural Address, and my Evolving Tears of Joy

On Election Night, when-in spite of the supposed worst performance in the history of human debates, and in stubborn defiance of the “likely voter” model of Rasmussen and Gallup, not to mention the prognostication of Ann Coulter and Dick Morris-Barack Obama was officially declared the winner of Ohio, and in effect the Presidency, I cried. I... Read more »

An Open Letter to Republicans: Your Country isn't Coming Back

I’ll be brief… November 6, 2012 That was to be the day you guys  “took the Country back”, the day you “restored America”, the day the aberration that was the Election of Barack Hussein Obama was officially rectified. Well that day came and went, and let me be proudly unequivocal in saying what the events of... Read more »

My Endorsement of President Obama

Everything I am, everything I have, everything I know and feel, I in large part owe to other people. When I succeed, when I “win“, they-be them the old teachers who grew my brain, or the blue collar workers who grew my community, or the friends and family that grew my heart- win as well.... Read more »
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An Open Letter to Young Voters

Look-I get it… For you guys…. voting is soooo 2008. Four whole years ago…a time when MySpace had more users than Twitter, two times as many Blackberrys were sold as iPhones, and The Learning Channel actually featured informative programming devoid of unsightly parents living vicariously through their small children. Ah it seems like so long... Read more »

'Fear' : Why Trayvon Martin is dead

Be afraid That’s the unmistakable message which Americans are incessantly fed, be it from the Media, from Religious figures, from Politicians.. Be afraid Your freedom, your family, your children, your home, your job, your religion, all that defines you, all that you hold near and dear, is in a constant state of peril, at risk... Read more »

Besides gas prices, here are other things Republicans can illogically blame President Obama for

Never mind the fact that-under President Obama-America is producing more oil than at any time in the last eight years…or that the number of oil rigs has quadrupled to a record high. Disregard the fact that crude oil is traded on the world market, and as such, prices are determined by global demand and other... Read more »
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