The Theology of Obamacare

And so, my friends, the Supreme Court of the United States, or SCOTUS, has spoken. In a 5-4 decision, the Affordable Care Act, more commonly referred to as Obamacare, was ruled Constitutional, not under the Commerce Clause, mind you, as was originally argued before the SCOTUS by the Obama administration, but as a tax, a label which, ironically, …

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What Black Democrats Could Learn From a Town Drunk

I recently came across an opinion piece written by CNN Contributor Roland Martin entitled 'Romney smart to speak to NAACP'. In the article, Martin presents his rationale for why such an appearance could be advantageous to the presumptive Republican presidential nominee and the Republican party in reaching out to black voters. However, in digesting Martin's hypothesis, I …

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People Are Sheep, Too (Unfortunately)

As my own spiritual and political worldview has matured (hopefully) over the years, there remains one question, above all others I've encountered, which is so perplexing to me that, at times anyway, I find myself wanting to hurl myself headlong into the nearest brick wall. The question is this: Why is it that blacks, among the myriad of ethnicities that …

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