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How we got to where we are and how we get to where we must go to achieve Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “content of their character” paradigm. Martin Luther King Jr. was a man who understood the context of time. Most importantly, he peered into the future, recognized his present and dismissed the past. [...]

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Politicians and media networks always jump at the chance to “have a conversation about race in America.” Though, I’m not sure one has ever started and certainly couldn’t have ended. In fact, if anything, it’s hurting America. Forget a conversation, let’s have an understanding. I’m an African-American (also Arab, bi-racial) who happens to be a [...]

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Apple’s ads are always talked about. And of course you can always expect a pseudo-intellectual contrarian perspective in editorial journalism. It’s disgustingly pervasive in tech journalism of all things. These people mysteriously see things the rest of us do not. Overarching themes and intentions are assigned to malign whatever popular notion is in their path. [...]

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Last night I felt compelled to skip all editing processes available to me and pen a piece over at Medium.com entitled, “Tough Truths Are Tough.” It tackles some of the facts surrounding the confrontation between Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman that have rippled into the national conversation on race. I’m posting my rough heart-felt piece [...]

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Since the bruising defeat Republicans like myself received in November, I’ve been searching for ways to innovate our approach to technology, organizing, and reaching new voters. One of the byproducts to innovation, is failure. Talking about failure is one of the necessary changes in Party culture that we must make if we’re going to succeed. [...]

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What Taxby Saxby Chambliss knew privately became partially public yesterday when a polling company (that no one is a fan of) released numbers showing his vulnerability. The key takeaway is this simple; “just 38 percent of Republican primary voters want Chambliss to win the GOP nomination.” Poll respondents were given hypothetical These numbers mean nothing outside [...]

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What’s worse than losing the most important election of our lifetime? Think on that for a moment before you read on. What could possibly be worse? * * * How about knowing that we are nearly one month from our loss, 23 months from midterm elections that’ll determine whether or not Republicans are a minority [...]

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In a stunning act of desperation (ie. reelection), Senator Taxby Chambliss flew down to Georgia amid tough Fiscal Cliff talks to politrick Cobb County Republicans. Saxby apparently thinks too little of his good constituents to be brave and own up to his own position, instead choosing to blatantly lie to them. Why being a lying liar who lies? Well, he [...]

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