Category Archives: Current events/topics

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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Planned Parenthood Says #BlackLivesMatter

On Tuesday night’s African American Conservatives’ radio show, our #MarieRants segment was a doozy. I took on Planned Parenthood’s co-opting of the #BlackLivesMatter meme post-Ferguson in an epic smackdown of the largest threat to unborn Black lives.

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Feet To The Fire

Now that Republicans have achieved what Conservatives have waited six long drought-filled years for, will they capitalize on this golden opportunity, or will they squander it and make it business as usual in Washington? The President himself alluded to 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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9/11: We Remember

Like all Americans alive on that fateful day in 2001, we woke up this morning full of the images of that day — images that will forever be in our hearts and minds. Today will forever be a day of … 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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Sticker Shock

I remember back-to-school shopping before I got my first job. When my mom purchased my clothing for me, I never blinked an eye at the price tags. If it was cute, I just pleaded with my mom to buy it … Continue reading

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Is The Left Really Pro-Choice?

Unlike those of us on the Right who are staunchly pro-life (as I am), those on the Left who consider themselves pro-choice argue that a woman should have the right to choose whether or not she brings a pregnancy to … Continue reading

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