Tag Archives: Bill Clinton

The War on Poverty vs. Racism

By Imara Jones Citing the need to replace “despair with opportunity” 50 years ago this week President Lyndon Johnson declared a War on Poverty. His effort to roll back severe economic distress, along with a host of other Great Society … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Strikes Down Defense Of Marriage Act

By Eyder Peralta In a highly anticipated ruling today, the Supreme Court ruled the federal Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional. “DOMA is unconstitutional as a deprivation of the equal liberty of persons that is protected by the Fifth Amendment,” SCOTUSblog reports. The … Continue reading

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Bill Clinton Compares Voter ID Laws to Jim Crow

There’s a wave sweeping “red country” to keep American citizens from voting. It is definitely reminiscent of Jim Crow. Basically if you are a person of color, poor, and/or living on the “other” side of the line your ability to … Continue reading

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Bill Clinton lobbies for earthquake aid to Haiti

Outraged! That’s how I feel about this situation. Unfortunately, in Righting A Wrong I identified the reason Haiti seems to be victimized by the global community. As I have previously posted Sen Tom Coburn is the hearatless legislator holding up the … Continue reading

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Finishing Haiti’s Unfinished Work

This is an excellent and informative op-ed by former President Bill Clinton and the Haitian prime Minister, Jean-Max Bellerive. The reconstruction of Haiti will take time, however the money must flow for the reconstruction to take place. The red tape must … Continue reading

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