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Dicken Elementary School, Ann Arbor Michigan

Last week, elementary school principal Mike Madison took a group of students to see a rocket scientist. The problem is that he only allowed African American students to attend the trip. Madison wrote a letter home to parents to defend the field trip for black students only as part of his school’s efforts to close the achievement gap between white and black students.
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Gay MarriageThe elections from last Tuesday echoed a sentiment heard time and time again. PEOPLE DO NOT WANT GAY MARRIAGE. Maine became the latest of 31 states to vote for a ban on gay marriage. Typically a liberal stronghold, Maine joins other even more liberal states like California and Hawaii to by popular vote, reject the idea of changing the fundamental union of our civilization. If the country’s most liberal states cannot get these initiatives passed, where is this heated debate going? I have an idea where it should go. (more…)

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Jimmy Carter meets exiled Hamas leader in 2008

Jimmy Carter meets exiled Hamas leader in 2008

About a month ago, my conservative bro MacGregor posted a piece dissecting Democrats playing the race card in order to win the Health Care debate.  This week, that opinion has become more prominent based on a few national news articles and interviews.  Generally, the conservative media believes the use of racism by the left is mostly a tactic to distract from the sagging support for the Health Care reform bill.  However, we see it less as a gimmick and more as a glimpse into the psyche of the liberal thought process.  Those promoting the racial aspects of dissent see the world through a different prism then the majority of Americans.  This world is defined by race, gender, and class before morals, integrity, and facts.  So does the re-institution of this argument help the Left in anyway? (more…)

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A few times per week, around noon time we will post a few op-ed pieces from newspapers, mainstream websites, or elsewhere from the blogosphere: (more…)

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By now you have probably heard of the fiasco involving Henry Louis Gates Jr., the distinguished Professor at Harvard University.  On July 16th, Cambridge Massachusetts police officers responded to a 9-1-1 call about a potential breaking and entering.  This simple call has now led to a firestorm of media coverage over the past several days invoking emotions and heightening racial tensions.  (more…)

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Oh, the sad, sad irony… (more…)

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