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Topic - Read Armstrong Williams
Scandals are nothing new in Washington. Just about every president has faced an accusation of misconduct, whether moral or criminal. It should be no surprise that the Obama administration finds itself in the midst of one (well actually three).
Growing up in Marion County, S.C., in the 1960s, I could not at the time appreciate the incredible wonders of my mother.
Let me congratulate Jason Collins on coming out so he can openly be who he is with no shame. Being who you are takes great personal courage. The relief he must feel with his friends and family has to be immense. But personally, I do not care about Mr. Collins' sexuality, and neither should you. Rather, I care that he be a good person, son, brother and teammate.
Last year the District of Columbia's speed cameras generated $95.6 million in revenue. That was double 2011's receipts, so you can bet there was dancing in the hallways at city hall over an extra $50 million in the coffers. And what did this cost you? Only your basic rights.
On Sept. 11, 2001 we watched in horror as terrorists toppled the twin towers in New York City. Terrorists struck again last week with twin bombings in the heart of Boston.
If you do a search on the Internet for the wealthiest black businessmen, the results may (or may not) come as a surprise to you. The list is dominated by athletes and entertainment figures; in fact, only two of the names that consistently come up are what you would consider traditional businessmen Robert Johnson (worth $550 million) and R. Donahue Peebles ($350 million).
The cases before the Supreme Court last week once again brought a focus on the idea of tolerance in our country. Tolerance is a funny thing in the political sphere and is increasingly used by people on the left to denigrate anyone who opposes them.
It was no accident that Israel was President Obama's first foreign visit in his second term. He had something to prove to the people of the Jewish state, and he appears to have succeeded.