Rangel’s Colleagues: No on Censure

Rangel’s Colleagues: No on Censure. Rep. G.K. Butterfield is already on the record. No on censure.  Reps. Lacy Clay and John Lewis are against censure.  Rep. Bobby Scott wrote 74 pages see...

Ethics Counsel: “The Times May Be Different…”

THE TIMES MAY BE DIFFERENT. When Rep. Ben Chandler asked House Ethics counsel Black Chisam about precedent and Chisam’s censure recommendation, here is the answer he received.  Precedent is...

Maxine Plays PR Hardball with House Ethics

WATERS PLAYS OFFENSE. While others sit back and say “no comment” when accused, Rep. Maxine Waters is in the fight. Rather than watch over twenty years of reputation and public service...

This Week: 5 Big House Votes

The U.S. House has some big votes coming up for this lame duck session.  They are: 01. The censure vote on Rep. Charlie Rangel. Due process? Precedent?  In the case of an individual in an...

Rangel Pays Back Tax: 10K to Feds

Under-reported information… AP on Rangel: “The sources said Rangel complied last week, sending the Internal Revenue Service a check for $10,422 and a check for $4,501 to New York...

John Paul Stevens: Death Penalty Racist

Former Supreme Court Associate Justice John Paul Stevens speaks his mind on the death penalty: “That the murder of black victims is treated as less culpable than the murder of white victims...

“Land of the Free, Home of the Incarcerated”

18,000 tweets+ I follow 88 people on Twitter and one of those I follow tweets A LOT… 18,000 tweets and counting. That would be Prison Reform Movement which can be found on twitter at:...

Feb 2010: HBCU Flashback w President Obama

Video flashback… Historically Black Colleges… from February

Basketball + Pres. Obama = 12 Stitches

He should be at work on the Youth PROMISE Act or something… but he likes basketball and golf.  OK, fine.  But how about we get this whole Presidency thing good and tight before we take to...

11.26.10: News on Various CBCers

VA: Mother of Rep. Bobby Scott passes away on Thanksgiving… read here The Daily Press and Vivian Paige PA: Rep. Chaka Fattah commends ML Reid on Don’t Ask Don’t Tell and Dream...

CBCers Face Charlie Censure Vote

THE CBC AND THE RANGEL CENSURE VOTE. News is quietly coming out that various CBC members will not vote to censure Rep. Charlie Rangel.  Yesterday, NY colleague Greg Meeks told the New York...

CA: Finally Kamala Harris Officially Declared AG in California

READ BLUE VIRGINIA… CLICK HERE…. Imagine If Virginia Had an Attorney General Like Kamala Harris? Yesterday, in California, the election for Attorney General was finally settled, with...

Crewof42 on YouTube Passes 30,000 Views

THANKS. The YouTube page I set up for Crew of 42 blows up in views from time to time.  To my surprise it’s now past 30,000 views… this happens thanks to a fiesty and much watched...

Clyburn to Lead Election Delegation to Haiti

TRAVELING TO HAITI ON SUNDAY. House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn along with incoming Congressional Black Caucus Chair Emanuel Cleaver, will lead a Congressional Delegation to Haiti to observe the...