Monthly Archives: November 2012

Photos | Palestinians Celebrate Statehood Recognition

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Friday Open Thread | Curtis Mayfield Week!

Curtis Lee Mayfield (June 3, 1942 – December 26, 1999) was an American soul, R&B, and funk singer, songwriter, and record producer. He is best known for his anthemic music with The Impressions during the Civil Rights Movement of the … Continue reading

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Breaking: ‘Palestine’ wins historic upgrade at the United Nations

The Jerusalem Post Sixty-five years to the day after the UN voted for the partition of mandatory Palestine – a move the Jews accepted and the Arabs rejected – the same body overwhelmingly voted on Thursday to grant the Palestinian … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | Curtis Mayfield Week!

Curtis Lee Mayfield (June 3, 1942 – December 26, 1999) was an American soul, R&B, and funk singer, songwriter, and record producer. He is best known for his anthemic music with The Impressions during the Civil Rights Movement of the … Continue reading

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Christmas at the White House 2012!!!

hat tip-The Obama Diary: This is one of the things I wanted to see when Barack Obama became President. I love Christmas Holiday Season at the White House. That Michelle Obama is First Lady just makes it all the sweeter.

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3 Chics Politico’s In FULL SUPPORT Of UN Ambassador Susan Rice for Secretary Of State, Or Any Other Position The President Chooses For Her To SERVE

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8tPnX7OPo0Q] Just so we’re absolutely clear on who’s IN CHARGE AROUND HERE; it’s President Obama.  Now, take a closer look at the man beside him and the woman in the GOP’s crossfire, because, heaven forbid, should she become the next … Continue reading

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Videos | President Obama Speaks on Extending Tax Cuts For The Middle Class

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8tPnX7OPo0Q] Updated Remember this? November 22, 2011-President Obama on Tax Cuts for the Middle Class HERE WE GO AGAIN, FOLKS! President Obama will speak on the need to extend tax cuts for the middle class at 11:30 a.m. EST. You … Continue reading

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