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Written By Ryan Mack, President of Optimum In the land of democracy, governed by the rule of law, it is crucial that we keep tabs on those who are creating the legislation that dictates much of the activity in our lives. Much of this country’s path has been determined by who we vote for and […]

President Obama on Monday chided Senate Republicans for engaging in “pure partisan politics’’by blocking a bill that would offer tax breaks and ease credit to small businesses, and said the measure was necessary to boost hiring and economic growth.

Thousands of people joined the Rev. Al Sharpton and other leaders Saturday to commemorate the anniversary of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s March on Washington in 1963. The event, billed as “Reclaim the Dream,” included a five-mile march that culminated at the Mall, where conservative talk show host Glenn Beck had organized the simultaneous […]

A judge removed a juror from a trial in suburban Detroit after the young woman wrote on Facebook that the defendant was guilty. The problem? The trial wasn’t over.

Barack Obama was “incredulous” at what he was hearing, said one of his top economic advisers. The president had spent his first year in office overseeing the biggest government bailout of the financial industry in American history. Together with Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke, he had kept Wall Street afloat on a trillion-dollar tide of […]

While the official Tea Party estimates of Saturday’s rally attendance may range between a gajillion and the fafillion, the company CBS hired to give an estimate placed the turnout at a respectably large 87,000, larger than the official estimates of turnout last year’s 9/12 rally but no where near the estimated 1.8 million that attended Obama’s inauguration.

A 20-year-old man in Sacramento was sentenced to over 149 years in prison for raping two women at gun point, although the crime is shocking, what the man had to say to the victims left the courtroom in disbelief.

For far too long, Brooklyn has been under the thumb of the lazy leadership of Congressman Ed Towns.

Rapper Jasiri X has continued his string of socially conscious rap songs with “Beck’s Dream Is Dr. King’s Nightmare” in which he raps from the perspective of Martin Luther King and disses Glenn Beck’s rally. RELATED STORIES Sharpton: Beck Rally Goes Against Dr. King’s Vision Rapper Disses Tea Party With “What If Tea Party Was […]

As a getaway for two Democratic presidents, including the current one, Martha’s Vineyard is often disparaged as an undemocratic haven for wealthy white elites.