Pres. Obama’s Success Against al-Qaida Continue: Bin Laden, Anwar al-Awlaki

Were Clinton and Bush this successful against terror?  As tough talking as Dick Cheney was, were there this many al-Qaida takedowns during the Bush Administration? Let’s see how long it...

Cleaver + Hoyer OpEd on Dem Efforts on Jobs

Help More of Our People Make It In America — By  Reps. Emanuel Cleaver II and Steny Hoyer — America is still recovering from the worst economic crisis many of us have seen in our...

Pres. Obama to BET: Targeting Specific Groups is “Not How America Works.” Really?

“The most important thing I can do for the African American community is the same thing I can do for the American community, period, and that is to get the economy going again and get people...

The 3 Lessons of Barack Obama

“African Americans can ill afford to base their analysis of President Obama on the politics of sentiment. Like every other political constituency, we must stay focused on policy outcomes...

Jim Clyburn on Pres. Obama’s CBC Speech: “I Cringed”

“They were critical when I was running for President. There will always be someone who is critical of the President of the United States. That’s my job.”   — President Obama to BET...

Stop Crying: Maxine Waters Reacts to President Obama’s CBC Speech

Rep. Maxine Waters spoke to CBS yesterday on the President’s speech on Saturday night.  Though the speech was 6,000 words and 27 minutes long, the last two paragraphs definitely stole the...

“Stop Complainin’”: Sheila Jackson Lee on Pres. Obama’s CBC Speech

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee is interviewed by Tavis Smiley on the President’s speech last Saturday night to the annual CBC Dinner. I’m not a huge Tavis fan. Frankly, I think he focused...

Flashback to August with Maxine Waters, I Support Pres. Obama… But…

August 18, 2011: This video is from the Atlanta stop of the CBC Jobs Tour… Rep. Maxine Waters talks on the dilemma or bringing up problems her constituents are facing while at the same time...

VIDEO: (FRIDAY Before the CBC Speech) President Obama on BET

The President sat down with BET’s Emmett Miller (ON FRIDAY BEFORE THE SPEECH TO THE CBC) and was asked a few pointed questions.  Suddenly he’s in a slightly defensive posture after...

WP’s Milloy: President Obama Courting Black People Again

Well here’s  a bit of a “must read” for everyone… Courtland Milloy in the Washington Post: Now that the presidential campaign season has begun, it’s okay for President...

At Time No One Can Afford Silence, Pres. Obama Tells Black Members to Shut Up

“I expect all of you to march with me and press on.  (Applause.)  Take off your bedroom slippers, put on your marching shoes.  Shake it off.  (Applause.)  Stop complaining, stop...

VIDEO: Pres Obama: “Stop Complaining, Stop Whining…”

You heard the rest of the speech.  All that you really needed to listen to was the last two paragraphs…

PresObama’s 3,600 Words to CBC: 15Mil Unemployed? No. Black Unemployment? No. 46Mil Poor? No. STFU? Yes.

Pres. Obama’s 3,600 Words to the CBC: 15 Million Unemployed? No. Black Unemployment? No. 46 Million Poor? No. STFU? Yes. Yesterday, at the annual Congressional Black Caucus Legislative...

Small Donors Flee: Site President Obama Placating Congressional Republicans

The New York Times reports that President Obama is losing support from small donors.  It’s not the small donors money he needs to worry about. It’s their votes. NYT:  “In...