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Inestimable Harm

The national debate about health-care insurance has underscored one indisputable fact: In every way imaginable — socially, ideologically, culturally, politically, and financially — the American public is profoundly divided. There ...

Holder’s Speech

The old saying, “be careful of what you wish for,” applies here. In characterizing the American people as “cowards” for not openly discussing their attitudes about race, the attorney general seems ...
Politics & Policy

My Preferences

One thing I have learned from more than 13 years of fighting for equal treatment for every American regardless of race, sex, color, or ethnicity is that politicians can triangulate ...
Politics & Policy

The Michigan Win

Much has been said and written about the Michigan Civil Rights Initiative (MCRI), a constitutional amendment overwhelmingly approved by the voters of that state this past November. But there are ...
Politics & Policy

The Bradleys

#ad#This thought occurred to me as I witnessed the recent “2006 Bradley Prizes Ceremony” sponsored by the Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation. The evening was an extraordinary one, from the ...
Politics & Policy

End The Race Party

Since the days of Lincoln, it seems, the “Party of Lincoln” has been trying to attract more black voters to its ranks. I cannot remember a time during my life ...