Posts tagged "Danny Davis"

Reverse Racism: Would someone please pull Danny Davis into the 21st century

Reverse Racism: Would someone please pull Danny Davis into the 21st century
Danny Davis needs to move into the 21st Century. As the election returns come in Tuesday night, I am proud of Chicago voters for rejecting the outdated dogma preached by Chicago’s “black leaders.” It’s 2011. In this day and age, Danny Davis attempted to shame black people into voting for Carol Moseley Braun solely because... Read more »

Are Black Chicagoans required to vote for Carol Moseley Braun?

Are Black Chicagoans required to vote for Carol Moseley Braun?
As the calendar turned to 2011, Danny Davis turned the calendar back to 1983. When he dropped out of the race for mayor, preferring a candidate to unify black voters, he said: “I want to make sure at least one of us has what is needed,” Davis said after withdrawing from the race on December... Read more »

Danny Davis's fear of Bill Clinton does not help his candidacy

Danny Davis's fear of Bill Clinton does not help his candidacy
If I were running for dog catcher and former President Bill Clinton wanted to come to town, raise money, and endorse me as the best qualified dog catcher ever- other than the current retiring dog catcher, of course- I’d have him come to town in a second. And everyone in town would see campaign posters... Read more »
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Moving beyond labeling all negative commentary about black politicians racist

Moving beyond labeling all negative commentary about black politicians racist
It’s unfortunate when a writer cannot be critical about an African-American involved in public life without being accused of being a racist. Monday, Neil Steinberg of the Chicago Sun-Times wrote a column very critical of Carol Moseley Braun and her candidacy (which was a good read), entitled “Carol, I miss you already.” Here’s a portion of... Read more »

Rahm will be on the ballot. But if he weren't, who would you vote for?

Rahm will be on the ballot.  But if he weren't, who would you vote for?
Rahm Emanuel will be on the ballot–according to the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners.  Of course, the fight doesn’t end there.  Burt Odelson, the lead attorney for the objectors, said he would file an immediate appeal in the courts; an appeal would have happened regardless of the ruling.  But for now, at least, the Board... Read more »

It's Official: The six people vying to be the next mayor of Chicago

It's Official: The six people vying to be the next mayor of Chicago
Who is going to be the next mayor of Chicago? Oddsmakers are putting their money on Rahm Emanuel. At least now, after two months of Chicago politicos jockeying for position, we now know who is going to run. On Monday morning, the Chicago Board of Elections had several candidates submitting signatures to run for mayor,... Read more »
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