The Republic of T.

Black. Gay. Father. Vegetarian. Buddhist. Liberal.

July 25, 2012
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What Do You Mean “We,” Mitt Romney

First, <a href=”http://www.ourfuture.org/blog-entry/2012072812/does-mitt-romney-care-about-black-people”>Mitt Romney goes to the NAACP convention</a> and basically tells a room full of Black folks, <a href=”http://archives.republicoft.com/index.php/archives/2005/11/07/on-knowing-whats-good-for-us/”>”If you knew what’s good for you, you’d vote for me,”</a> without seeming to realize how condescending and arrogant he sounded. … Continue reading

February 2, 2012
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Poisonous Parenting: The Santorum Edition

I mentioned earlier that I’ve been doing a bit of writing about the GOP candidates for the day job. Those posts are limited to policy issues, usually economic policy. But, like I said in the posts about Newt, there’s a … Continue reading

December 8, 2011
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Herman Cain & Eddie Long: A Tale of Two Players

It’s rare that two very public implosions occur almost simultaneously or resonate so well with one another as the the crashing and burning of Herman Cain’s presidential campaign and Eddie Long’s marriage and ministry. It’s even rarer that two high … Continue reading

July 20, 2009
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Sotomayor & The Vulcan Standard, Pt 1.

I was probably an annoying person to have around if you were watching the Sotomayor confirmation hearings. I was so frustrated listening to them that I couldn’t help … um … talking back to the television. There is, after all, … Continue reading