Why Democrats Need a Stronger Republican Party

When the “Founders” sat down in Philadelphia during the summer of 1787 to write our Constitution, they were driven by and concerned with a host of specific, critical logistical matters—for example, whether executive power should exist in one person or three, or whether slaves should be counted for purposes of determining proportional representation in the House of Representatives—but at the forefront of their minds, and … Continue reading Why Democrats Need a Stronger Republican Party

Just Another Day at the Ball Park—Politics as Usual in America

The mainstream media is really having a tough time articulating and managing the phenomenon that is Cameron Jerrell Newton, isn’t it? For a good period of time now—at least since the early 1990s when I came of age in an era of American sports dominated by “His Airness” Michael Jordan—most of the mega-sports stars hailing from the African-American community have, for lack of a better … Continue reading Just Another Day at the Ball Park—Politics as Usual in America