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Carter’s Courage

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In the past few days, former President Jimmy Carter has caused a national firestorm by remarking that much of the current opposition to President Obama is rooted in racism. As expected, the racist wing of the GOP quickly dismissed Carter’s comments as wrongheaded and divisive. In truth, however, President Carter[...]

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Video of the Day

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Today’s video of the day shows Kanye West on Jay Leno. In the brief interview, West appeared contrite and reflective. I sincerely hope that he gets the help that he admits that he needs.

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Staging Impropriety: Jes Grew at the VMAs

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Staging Impropriety: Jes Grew at the VMAs by Mark Anthony Neal Twitter and Facebook were aglow, seconds after Kanye West’s most recent flare-up, this time snatching the microphone from a bewildered Taylor Swift, who had just won the “Best Female Video” award at MTV’s VMAs. West was ostensibly “protesting” Swift’s[...]

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Video of the Day

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Today’s video of the day shows Kanye West at last night’s MTV VMA Awards. Just as Taylor Swift was giving her acceptance speech, West jumped onto the stage and with a microphone and said that Beyonce should have won. While I agree with his analysis, such behavior is shameful. It[...]

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