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Obama Declares a Police Discrimination Crisis

President Obama today termed the issue of racially motivated police brutality a crisis, one he said has been going on for some time and is now being fully uncovered though the use of social media and video cameras. Obama, who spoke in the Rose Garden during a press conference with Japanese Prime Minister Abe, of course took a moment or two to condemn the Baltimore rioters,

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Maybe Obama Can Calm Baltimore by Ending Failed Liberal Policies

Baltimore is beginning to explode Monday, ostensibly over the death of Freddie Gray while in police custody. And no doubt, after Baltimore has burned tonight, President Obama will appear in the Rose Garden Tuesday and, while careful to pay lip service to the senselessness of violence, will offer as his main point the need to address the putative scourge of police violence against black people. Maybe

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Obama Suggests Racism Informs Opposition to “Dreamers”

In an interview recorded for broadcast Friday, President Obama said support for deporting adult illegal immigrants brought to the United States as children violated the “spirit” of Selma, the historic civil rights march whose 50th anniversary Obama will commemorate in Alabama Saturday. Obama spoke with Sirius XM “Urban View” host Joe Madision: When you think about the principle that was upheld that day, and in

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White House Plays the Race Card, of Course

Seems like a good way to run the country. Brand your opponents as racist. I mean, the guy isn’t even running for reelection again. At this point, for President Obama, playing the race card is just sport. That’s exactly what the White House did Monday. Knowing full well Republicans plan to keep Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana in the leadership as majority whip, White House

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White House Signals a Political Fight Over Scalise

The White House today signaled it will attempt to use to its advantage the controversy over House Majority Whip Steve Scalise’s purported links to white supremacist David Duke, questioning the decision of Republicans to elevate Scalise to the whip position. While averring that it “will be up to Republicans to decide” who they choose as leaders, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest today left no

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Obama Condemns Killings

President Obama Saturday condemned the killing of two police officers in Brooklyn, asking people to “turn to words that heal.” From the written statement, issued from Hawaii: I unconditionally condemn today’s murder of two police officers in New York City. Two brave men won’t be going home to their loved ones tonight, and for that, there is no justification. The officers who serve and protect

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Former NY Gov. Pataki Blames Holder for Shootings

Former New York Gov. George Pataki pegged the shootings of two Brooklyn police officers today on the “divisive, anti-cop rhetoric” of Attorney General Eric Holder and New York City mayor Bill DiBlasio. Pataki, a Republican who is considering a run for president, tweeted: Sickened by these barbaric acts, which sadly are a predictable outcome of divisive anti-cop rhetoric of #ericholder & #mayordeblasio. #NYPD. By blaming

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White House will “Monitor the Situation” in Brooklyn

President Obama apparently will not be making any kind of statement out of Hawaii today about the murder of two police officers in Brooklyn by a man who appears to have been acting in revenge for the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown at the hands of police. “The President has been briefed on the Brooklyn police shooting,” a White House official said in a

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Sharpton Visited the Obama White House 61 Times

And counting, of course. My God, the guy probably has his own desk in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building. President Obama’s embrace of Al Sharpton, as National Review points out, has helped legitimize Sharpton as the preeminent black leader. Sharpton and his idiotic rantings, his message of victimization instead of self-help, and his fomenting of racial divisions, now takes the place of Martin Luther King Jr.,

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Top Democrat Seconds Landrieu’s Charge of Anti-Obama Racism

Rep. James Clyburn of South Carolina, the third-ranking Democratic leader in the House, said on MSNBC Monday that “a lot of people” oppose President Obama out of racism. Clyburn made the remark when asked about a comments by Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., who noted last week: The south has not always been the friendliest place for African- Americans. It’s been a difficult time for the

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Obama to Black Youth: Nothing Wrong with “Acting White”

In comments little-remarked upon by the media, President Obama Monday suggested that too many African Americans are using their culture to separate themselves from mainstream society, and that this should come to an end. Obama spoke during an event for his “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative in Washington. I don’t support the initiative: I think its goals are worthwhile, but I believe government shouldn’t be establishing programs

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Rockefeller Defends His Race Baiting

Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va.) is refusing to back off comments he made Wednesday suggesting that there exists “a lot of” opposition to Obamacare that is based on racism. What a scam, and what a shame. After electing – twice – the nation’s first black president, and at a time when race relations are probably better than ever in the United States, the Democrats are making

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