Affectionately known as “The Mother” of the modern Civil Rights era, Mrs. Rosa Parks now sits in a place reserved for famous public servants. Her 9 foot statue is on display in the Capitol Rotunda; Statuary Hall. Her act of courage is historic and even today, some continue to attempt to marginalize or block a … Continue reading
Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, fellow citizens: Fifty-one years ago, John F. Kennedy declared to this Chamber that “the Constitution makes us not rivals for power but partners for progress…It is my task,” he said, “to report the State of the Union – to improve it is the task of us all.” … Continue reading
Postscript. Call it the Fiscal Cliff today, Voter Suppression yesterday, too much gas in the tank last week…….The G.O.P. simply refuse to accept they lost the national election. This is the same culture of people who still want to fight the Civil War but the real reason is they have been conditioned to question anything … Continue reading
What a way to spend Christmas eve……..apologizing to Speaker Reid, allowing the Tea Party Freshman and Eric Cantor to bullying you, only having to ask President Obama for mercy!!!
Compromise or Concession? A perspective by Dr. Wilmer Leon, III
The Current Political Landscape, Ideology vs. Reality Thursday 21 July 2011 by: Dr. Wilmer J. Leon III,| News Analysis House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) at a press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, on July 15, 2011. (Photo: Philip Scott Andrews / The New York Times) In describing the recent budget debate impasse between the … Continue reading