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What's Next for Troy Davis' Nephew?

sunnubian ·
What's Next for Troy Davis' Nephew?One of The Root's 2011 Young Futurists, De'Jaun Davis-Correia, reflects on his challenging year.By: Megan K. Scott | Posted: February 8, 2012 at 12:46 AM De'Jaun Davis-Correia (Jen Marlowe)Antone...
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9 reasons newly appointed tea party senator, Tim Scott, is worse than you think

sunnubian ·
By Jessica Roy / current.com / @CurrentJess On Monday, South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley announced she had picked Congressman Tim Scott to fill Jim DeMint’s Senate seat. On the surface, this seems like a good thing — Scott will be a desperately needed infusion of diversity in the Senate as its only black member. But the congressman isn’t exactly a progressive. In fact, he’s a conservative, a proud tea party conservative. Scott took office only last year, but he’s already done considerable...
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Re: 9 reasons newly appointed tea party senator, Tim Scott, is worse than you think

EbonyRose ·
I'm saddened that he will be carrying the name/description of being an "African American" Senator. In the same way that Clarence Thomas is considered an "African American" Supreme Court Justice. It's another sad day for Black people.
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ocatchings ·
Still not sure how he is bad so I shall sit and stew on this for awhile.
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Re: 9 reasons newly appointed tea party senator, Tim Scott, is worse than you think

EbonyRose ·
Well ... I don't really care that he opposes a "progressive" agenda ... to me, Tim Scott represents a mentality that not only is 'not good' for African Americans ... but is actually purposefully detrimental and harmful. It's one thing that these Tea Party types want to be fiscally 'hardcore' ... i.e., don't want to offer basic financial (gov't.) help to anybody in the belief that everyone should be helping themselves ... But, when that unreasonableness extends to vulnerable populations like...
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Re: 9 reasons newly appointed tea party senator, Tim Scott, is worse than you think

sunnubian ·
Originally Posted by EbonyRose: I'm saddened that he will be carrying the name/description of being an "African American" Senator. In the same way that Clarence Thomas is considered an "African American" Supreme Court Justice. It's another sad day for Black people. That's all he is; another Clarence Thomas. I can assure you that, in South Carolina, he has not risen up the political ranks in the republican party by doing anything other than what he's told, kissing White ass, stabbing his own...
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Re: 9 reasons newly appointed tea party senator, Tim Scott, is worse than you think

EbonyRose ·
Okaaaaayyyyyyy!!!! Tell us how you really feel, Sis!!
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