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  • White Guilt is dead

    01/21/2009 5:11:20 AM PST · by jmaroneps37 · 73 replies · 2,198+ views
    The Collins Report ^ | Jan. 21, 2009 | Tom Adkins
    Look at my fellow conservatives…… silver lining in …… Barak Obama…. Presidency : The Era of White Guilt is over. …..white Americans didn’t [care] about skin color. [Voted] for.. black man. Therefore, as of Nov 4th, 2008, white guilt is dead. ….if a black man can become President, exactly what significant barrier is left?... The dragon is hereby slain. … today, I’m feeling a little “uppity,” if you will. From this day forward, my tolerance level for having my skin color hustled is now exactly ZERO. … time to clean house. No more Reverend Wright’s “God Damn America,” Al Sharpton’s...
  • Rapid sinking of Mississippi Delta only skin deep: study

    02/19/2008 8:30:19 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 19 replies · 337+ views
    AFP on Yahoo ^ | 2/19/08 | Marlowe Hood
    PARIS (AFP) - The Mississippi Delta is sinking fast, posing a challenge for the rebuilding of coastal Louisiana after the devastation wrought in 2005 by Hurricane Katrina, a study released Sunday confirmed. Across large swathes of southern Louisiana, average annual subsidence of five-to-10 millimetres (0.2 to 0.4 inches) have contributed to sea-level rise, shoreline erosion and wetland loss, they said. The findings have implications for delta regions around the world -- home to tens of millions of people -- already threatened by rising sea levels caused by global warming, the researchers told AFP. But the study, published in Nature, also...
  • Skin Deep (Just how strong is black affection for the Clintons?)

    01/25/2008 9:16:55 PM PST · by jdm · 19 replies · 269+ views
    TNR ^ | Feb. 13, 2008 | by Michael Crowley
    When Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign first began, there was reason to think she would be hard to beat in a primary. Despite her Iraq vulnerability and assorted baggage, she seemed to have an impenetrable bulwark in the black vote. "Bill Clinton's popularity with blacks has been presumed to carry over to her and help her win the important South Carolina primary ... and other similar Southern primaries," explained Newsweek in November 2006. Newsweek wisely noted that the candidacy of Barack Obama could change that presumption. But, even after Obama joined the race, some Clinton advisers didn't fret. Last January, one...