The Republic of T.

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

December 8, 2011
by terrance
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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

May 25, 2011
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Too Big To Tell: An Epic Without Heroes

[pro-player width=’400′ height=’380′]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HtUQmRZMCYU[/pro-player] I won’t watch a movie if I’ve missed the beginning, and I hate missing endings so much that I won’t start watching a movie I can’t see through to the end. As a writer, the beginning and … Continue reading

April 14, 2011
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“Too Whom Much Is Given” — A Courageous, Progressive, People’s Budget

“To whom much is given, much is required.” As he stood with the Progressive Congressional Congress to present the People’s Budget yesterday, Democratic Minority Whip Hank Johnson echoed the words of John F. Kennedy as he compared the caucus’s budget … Continue reading

September 27, 2010
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I Am Not A Burned Down House

I am not a burned down house. Like millions of Americans, I have a “pre-existing condition.” But I am not a “burned down house”, as Mike Huckabee and those who applauded his recent statement seem, to think. [pro-player]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UvAv0vdxMgQ[/pro-player] When Republicans … Continue reading