The Black Church Must Stand Up For President Obama – Elev8

As African-American clergy deeply committed to the welfare of our communities and the future of our country, we are writing to offer our strong and enthusiastic endorsement of President Barack Obama. In the face of laws designed to limit democracy, and voices seeking to depress the participation of our community rather than to empower it, we will not be silent.  Too much blood was shed for us to remain on the sidelines. We must stand up once more, and we must keep marching on this November. We must reelect this President. (More)

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Bill Clinton’s debate advice for Barack Obama – The New York Times

Mitt Romney will no doubt have some solid debate tactics up his sleeve in the coming weeks. Though President Obama has a lead in the polls, resting on that could prove detrimental. Here are some key strategies to keep in mind, courtesy of former president Bill Clinton. (More)

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Don’t Mess With Big Bird

Response: When I think of Mitt Romney the following comes to mind: "Ignorance will never end. Even those with money can’t buy SENSE!!" Author: Curmilus Dancy II The Political Agitator

Mitt Romney’s Big Bird swipe during Wednesday’s debate raised some hackles: PBS’s, many on social media and mine.

Romney told the debate moderator, Jim Lehrer:

“I’m sorry, Jim. I’m going to stop the subsidy to PBS. I’m going to stop other things. I like PBS. I love Big Bird. I actually like you, too. But I’m not going to — I’m not going to keep on spending money on things to borrow money from China to pay for it.”

Those are fighting words. (More)

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Citizens worried about town’s image – Daily Southerner

TARBORO — PRINCEVILLE —As a child, Yvonne Williams remembers running barefooted up and down the streets in her hometown that she described as village — like where everybody cared about one another. Her recollection of the town’s political affairs was non-existent.

Today, the so-called village has turned into a town filled with economical turmoil and bitter fighting among the town’s political leaders. Reluctantly, the life-long resident of Princeville said, her hometown is not the same place where she grew up. (More)

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