Race Issues
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Are black voters turning against Obama?

Politics
by Cal Thomas
Posted 7/17/14, 10:21 am

It may be too soon to label it a trend and there is insufficient data to confirm it, but President Obama and his party may be losing their iron grip on their most loyal and enthusiastic voting bloc: African-Americans.

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Midday Roundup: Court again gives thumbs up to affirmative action

Newsworthy
by Leigh Jones
Posted 7/16/14, 12:27 pm

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Chicago: A town that won't let you down?

Crime
by Cal Thomas
Posted 7/10/14, 10:49 am

Frank Sinatra’s song about Chicago, “My Kind of Town,” “a the town that won’t let you down,” seems dated in light of last weekend’s shooting spree that left 16 dead and dozens wounded in 53 separate incidents. According to the Chicago Tribune, “The victims were among 82 people shot between Thursday afternoon and early Monday.”

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