Author Archives: DarkKnight3565

About DarkKnight3565

A graduate of Rutgers University, DK enjoys music, movies, comic books, and political discourse. Follow him on Twitter at @DarkKnight3565.

How Much is Obamacare Going To Cost Us, Anyway?

It is a tribute to President Obama and his allies that we are entering 2015 without a clear idea of how much Obamacare will cost us. It was the President after all who said as a presidential candidate in 2007 … Continue reading

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Blood On Their Hands

ccording to a recent Gallup poll “the percentage of Americans naming ‘race relations’ or ‘racism’ as the most important problem in the U.S. has climbed dramatically to 13%”. This is the highest figure Gallup has recorded on this question since 1992, … Continue reading

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The Morality of Torture

ecently, Senator John McCain — a politician I respect and whose presidential ambitions I supported in 2008, 2000, and even 2004 — spoke passionately on the Senator floor on the topic of torture. It was a speech prompted by the … Continue reading

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Why Is Income Inequality So Important?

o economic issue means as much to the Left as income equality. As President Obama said in the 2012 State of the Union address, “No challenge is more urgent. No debate is more important. We can either settle for a … Continue reading

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The Irony of the #FightFor15

I remember how difficult it is to work in the fast food industry. One of the toughest jobs I’ve had was when I had to work an overnight shift at a McDonalds, where I was greeted at each shift with … Continue reading

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Should People of Color Support Palestine?

s always, as goeth the Progressives, so goes the African American leadership. It is not unusual these days to find some prominent African American academic, politician, or pundit condemning Israel for her recent actions against Hamas in Gaza. CNN commentator … Continue reading

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Christianity and Illegal Immigration

have to confess to being surprised that God has been allowed a return to political discourse. It was only days ago when displaying one’s faith, seeking to uphold His word as law, was to invite scorn from the Progressives.  At … Continue reading

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Sellouts: Black Progressive Leadership

t is an historical irony that African American conservatives have become such a minority within the Black community today. Modern American Conservatives is arguably as rooted in the antebellum African American community as it is in the Coolidge 1920s or … Continue reading

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Zogby Poll: 76%

he recent Zogby Analytics poll has reported that President Obama’s approval rating has dropped to 44%. A quick glimpse at some of the latest headlines should show why this is not a surprise: A 2.9% contraction of GDP A loss … Continue reading

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Obama’s Shield

A politician could be caught standing over a dead hooker with a bloody knife in one hand and a bag of cocaine in the other and his defense would be, “I think it is time for us to put this … Continue reading

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