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  • Attorney General Eric Holder: Jail time for blacks is too long

    04/05/2013 2:35:04 PM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 127 replies
    Attorney General Eric Holder expressed “concern” Thursday evening that black men are unfairly served with longer prison sentences than white men and that America’s prison system demands overhaul. “Too many people go to too many prisons for far too long for no good law enforcement reason,” Mr. Holder said, in remarks to the Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network in New York, Politico reported. “It is time to ask ourselves some fundamental questions about our criminal justice system. … It is time to examine our systems and determine what truly works.” Mr. Holder said in the Politico report that state...
  • Norton N.Bonaparte, Jr Sanford Florida City Manager- If Obama had Dad, this is what he'd look like.

    03/23/2012 7:28:44 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 14 replies · 3+ views ^ | March 23 2012 | NoLibZone
    Norton N. Bonaparte, Jr., City Manager Norton N. Bonaparte, Jr. has been the city manager of Sanford, Florida since September 2011. Prior to Sanford, Mr. Bonaparte served as the city manager of Topeka, Kansas, city administrator of Plainfield, New Jersey, the city business administrator of Camden, New Jersey, the township manager of Willingboro, New Jersey, and the city manager of Glenarden, Maryland. Mr. Bonaparte has taught graduate public management courses at Rutgers University and undergraduate courses in management at National-Louis University's School of Management and Business. He also served as a principal instructor for the University of Kansas' Emerging Leaders...
  • Axelrod admits Obama was referring to race [ doesn't look like other presidents on dollar bills ]

    03/23/2012 7:10:10 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 8 replies · 1+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | August 2, 2008 | Andrew Malcolm
    <p>"Nobody thinks that Bush and McCain have a real answer to the challenges we face. What they're going to try to do is make you scared of me. You know: 'He's not patriotic enough. He's got a funny name. You know, he doesn't look like all those other presidents on the dollar bills.' "</p>
  • [Article dated August 2, 2008] Obama Concedes Racial Dimension to ‘Dollar Bill’ Comments; Says McCai

    03/23/2012 5:01:47 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 5 replies · 1+ views
    abc news ^ | Aug 2, 2008
    In Cape Canaveral, Fla., this morning, Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., blasted off against the attacks coming from Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. “This is the same thing that was done four years ago or eight years ago,” Obama said, per ABC News’ Sunlen Miller. “You guys are all familiar with this … we have seen this movie before.” Obama said, “The one thing we know about the team that John McCain’s assembled — because it’s a carryover from some of the folks that worked on Bush campaigns and some of the Republican campaigns in the past — is that they’re very...
  • Obama assails GOP on clouded final campaign push ("..come for the ride,but [GOP] gotta sit in back")

    10/25/2010 4:11:55 PM PDT · by coaltrain · 33 replies
    AP ^ | 10/25/10 | David Espo
    He said Republicans had driven the economy into a ditch and then stood by and criticized while Democrats pulled it out. Now that progress has been made, he said, "we can't have special interests sitting shotgun. We gotta have middle class families up in front. We don't mind the Republicans joining us. They can come for the ride, but they gotta sit in back."... Obama can "take his endorsement and shove it," declared Democrat Frank Caprio, battling Republican-turned-independent Lincoln Chafee in a gubernatorial race rated tight in the polls. Chafee endorsed Obama during the 2008 campaign for the White House.