Contrary to the race baiting information being pushed on the radio by the NAACP and others, the legislation promoting voter ID cards, preferably with pictures, is not a poll tax. These cards are consistent with the US Constitutionâ€™s 24th Amendment Section 1.which is to ensure that â€śThe right of citizens of the United States to vote in any primary or other election for President or Vice President, for electors for President or Vice President, or for Senator or Representative in Congress, shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or any State by reason of failure to pay any poll tax or other tax.â€ť In section 2 of this amendment legislation is allowed which will enforce this provision.
Should the Scouts keep gay folk on the outs recognizing its promise â€ś. . .To keep . . . morally straight.â€ť Noting that children mimic the behavior of adults what is the data showing about adoptions by gay parents which is being treated as a given while so many straight couples are going overseas for children?
During this my 65th year of being, Black History Month is a time to remember from whence we came, what we went through, what we have achieved and where our promise lies. My mother used to leave me exasperated referring to us as Colored People; until I found my birth certificate and appreciated that I was listed as Colored.
The cry of physicians and hospitals for state governments to join the exchanges is all about insuring that they receive some money for services not that patients get the best of care. For North Carolina, if this state accepts the program, it means adding over 660,000 new patients into an already bankrupt system.
First and foremost this is not your fatherâ€™s America and fast becoming not that which our forefathers would recognize. Did you think the day would come when alternative lifestyles would be more accepted than traditional values where folks would have to fight to keep marriage between one man and one woman?