A Tale of Two Black Political Prisoners Who Visited the U.S.

Humberto Fontova,   When a recently-freed political prisoner who was foreign and black (and a former communist terrorist by his own admission) visited the U.S. in 1990 to request economic and diplomatic sanctions against the segregationist government that jailed him the U.S. media and political establishment went absolutely bonkers with acclaim and adulation. “The hero of… [Read More]

‘Hands Up, Don’t Shoot’ Activists — and Historical Ignorance

Larry Elder,   What to say about “activists” pushing the “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot” “movement,” even as police shootings of blacks are actually down 75 percent over the last 45 years? Some protestors, many old enough to know better, say ridiculous things about race relations, like “things have gone backward.” Time for perspective. Booker T. Washington… [Read More]

Rick Santorum compares Obamacare to apartheid in clumsy Mandela tribute

GOP figures displayed conflicting attitudes towards Mandela’s death, basking in collective amnesia over party’s past views Nelson Mandela spent 27 years in prison, 18 of them in a small cell on Robben Island, fighting the curse of South African apartheid. Rick Santorum has spent hours in TV studios fighting the curse of millions of poor Americans… [Read More]

Economist Walter Williams: Obama Incompetent, ‘Beyond Learning’

President Barack Obama will never able to learn from the late Nelson Mandela about how to properly govern a nation, says Walter E. Williams, a syndicated columnist and economist at George Mason University. “He’s beyond learning. He has another agenda and, firstly, I don’t think Obama is his own man,” Williams told “The Steve Malzberg… [Read More]

Mandela on life support, faces ‘impending death’

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Nelson Mandela is being kept alive by a breathing machine and faces “impending death,” court documents show. The former president’s health is “perilous,” according to documents filed in the court case that resulted in the remains of his three deceased children being reburied Thursday in their original graves. “The anticipation of his… [Read More]