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The 10 Most Annoying Liberals of 2016

John Hawkins, Honorable mentions: Samantha Bee, CAIR, Ta-Nesi Coates, Dixie Chicks, Bill Clinton, Ghostbusters 2016, Melissa Harris-Perry, Van Jones, John Kerry, Paul Krugman, Loretta Lynch, Rachel Maddow, Bill Maher, Chris Matthews, Harry Reid, Michael Moore, Michelle Obama, Nancy Pelosi, John Podesta, Harry Reid, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Chuck Schumer, Cora Segal, Martin Sheen, Jill Stein, George

Trump’s first 100 Days for Black America

Harry R. Jackson, Jr., In late October of this year, then candidate Trump gave a speech in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in which he outlined his plan for his first 100 days in office. It included three major areas of focus: cleaning up corruption in Washington, job creation and what many called a “law and order” agenda.

Trump’s on the Right: From school choice to black outreach to rebuilding the military

Deroy Murdock, Trump’s Secret Weapon: The Conservative Agenda. Why is Donald J. Trump neck and neck with Hillary Clinton? For the most part, he is doing exactly what the Right would want and expect from a Republican nominee. Left for dead just a month ago, Trump now bests Clinton in Nevada (43 percent to 40

What Responsibility Do Black Americans Have to Prevent Police Shootings?

John Hawkins, The job of the police is to deal with the dangerous, deranged people that the rest of us would rather avoid. Because of that, a number of police officers are going to kill people who pull out guns, attack them, act in a bizarre and dangerous way that makes them think they have

From O. J. to Charlotte in Black and White

Michael Brown, I remember the moment well. I was sitting in my car, waiting outside my office, my ear glued to the radio. The newscasters were about to announce the verdict of the O. J. Simpson double murder case. Would he be found guilty or not? The evidence against him seemed overwhelming. But was he

Trump Slayed Liberals’ Sacred Cow! Black Victimhood

I’ve written extensively on how blacks are suddenly excelling in the wake of Donald Trump’s outreach. The way I see it, Trump slayed Liberals’ Sacred Cow: black victimhood. Previously, discussions of the black condition elicited things like high crime neighborhoods, bad schools, high unemployment, and so on. However, now that Trump has threatened to buy the

On the Brink of National Race Wars, Now Is Not the Time to Mince Words

Michael Brown, As America stands at the precipice of deadly, coast-to-coast, race wars, this is not the time to mince words. I would rather speak the truth in love, even if it means offending some, than avoid confrontation out of fear of offense. In return, I expect others to be just as candid with me.

Black Americans Are Becoming Smarter and Wiser About Their Vote

Armstrong Williams, I was recently invited by Reverend Al Sharpton to be on a panel during his National Action Network (NAN) convention. Sharpton was gracious in his introduction, calling me an outstanding Republican and while I appreciated the invitation, his kinds words, and the opportunity to dialogue with other African Americans about politics, policy and