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Hargrove Jones

Citizen . Joined on Nov 13, 2007


Op-Ed: Notre Dame's president models racial fairness

There was protest when Teddy Roosevelt invited Booker T. Washington to dine at the White House, and there is protest, 108 years later, when Notre Dame's president invited President Barack Obama, to deliver Notre Dame's commencement address.

Op-Ed: Major Media is after Carrie Prejean's crown

Speaking about Miss USA Carrie Prejean, judge Perez Hilton, said, “If that girl would have won Miss USA, I would have gone up on stage, I shit you not, (and) snatched that tiara off her head."

Op-Ed: Perez Hilton, where are the feminists when you need them?

When Perez Hilton cheerily asked Miss California to tell him if all of the states should follow Vermont's lead by making same sex marriage legal, he was posturing a patriarchal power play, that foiled, badly.

Op-Ed: President Obama and the Mixed Race Mix-up

Today, a young woman in a California audience, stood up and told President Obama that she is mixed-race, and glad that the president is someone she can relate to. Does that mean she cannot relate to her father, or her mother?

Young Man Gets Paid For Playing Obama Politics

19-year-old college student, Julio Osegueda, shocked and awed the presidential audience at Fort Myers, Florida, with a level of enthusiasm, appreciation and sheer goodwill, seldom displayed.

Op-Ed: An Appeal To Dick Durbin To Let The Senate, and Illinois, Heal

Is there something about Roland Burris that Dick Durbin doesn't like? If so, he'd better get over it fast, because Roland Burris is the only other Senator representing his home state, Illinois.

The Court: Roland Burris is Senator, No Signature Required

The Court said that the Illinois Secretary of State Is not required to sign and affix his seal to Roland Burris' appointment; Nevertheless, Burris' appointment is legal and binding; And Burris can get a seal by other means.

Op-Ed: The Senate Should Obey the Law and Seat Roland Burris

If Governor Blagojevich had wanted to hurt the Democrats, he could have appointed a Republican, and sat back laughing while the Republicans forced the Democrats to honor the appointment.

Daughter Dies of Hypothermia, Father Charged With Murder

An Iowa man, allowed his children to walk toward their mother's house on Christmas Eve, after his car got stuck in the snow. One child died of hypothermia, and the father was charged with murder.

Op-Ed: Is Hillary Clinton Behind Caroline Kennedy's Bad Press?

If Hillary Clinton can carpetbag her way into a New York Senate seat, claiming her husband's resume as her own; then Caroline Kennedy, a life time New Yorker, can claim membership in a family that spans four generations of public service, as a qualifier.

Op-Ed: Governor Blagojevich - I'm Beginning to Like that Guy

I'm sick and tired of public officials who adjust what they do, and edit what they say, to conform to the party line. Rod Blagojevich is the governor, as such he is empowered to fill a vacated Senate seat. He did that. So deal with it!

Op-Ed: Is Barack Obama Natural Born?

Leo Donofrio, a retired lawyer, has convinced Supreme Court Justice, Clarence Thomas, to ask his peers to consider if Barack Obama is a natural born Citizen," within the meaning of Article 2, Section 1, Clause 5 of the Constitution.

Father Jay Scott Newman - Pro-Life or Pro-White?

Father Jay Scott Newman told his South Carolina congregation that they should not take communion if they voted for president elect Barack Obama, because he is pro-choice. But he did not tell them that when the pro-choice candidates were white.

Op-Ed: Why Barack's Win Made Black Americans Cry

Children of abuse are often tough and defiant, because they cannot count on their parents. African Americans are the children of a motherland that has abused and rejected them, but on November 4, 2008 America said, "I can change."

Colin Powell Endorses Barack Obama

Colin Powell crossed party lines to endorse Barack Obama, calling him a "transformational figure." Perhaps he sensed what only a poet could say, "What our country desperately needs is a leader who loves us . . .

Op-Ed: John McCain's Advice Ad Is A Study In Racial Manipulation

John McCain's Advice ad stirs up racial sentiments, as the context in which the question of, whether or not Barack Obama is an appropriate person to be president, is raised. Undisturbed, these sentiments would compel a negative answer.

Op-Ed: John McCain Plays The Race Card

Karl Rove revealed his identity obliterating skill when, in an open letter to Barack Obama, he advised Barack to "find a way to gently belittle" Hillary Clinton.

Op-Ed: Is Sarah Palin A Security Risk?

Sarah and Todd Palin are the ultimate conjugal administration. Todd has access to the governor's e-mail, directs employees, attends meetings and utilizes government resources — which may be a security concern.

Op-Ed: Why General Wesley Clark Should be Vice President

General Wesley Kanne Clark's website has the theme, "Securing America's Future" and, on Wednesday, August 27, the vice presidential nominee will give an acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention, to the theme, "Securing America's Future."

Op-Ed: Barack Obama's Vice Presidential Pick - Kathleen Sebelius

On August 21, 2008, via e-mail and text message, Barack Obama will announce Kathleen Sebelius as his running mate. On the same day, in Des Moines, Iowa, he will introduce her to the nation, before an audience of women.
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