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As many Americans acknowledge that the system is broken, they rather spend more time debating the problem, then taking meaningful action. On the other side, the Republicans and conservatives refuse to admit that racism exists, and their responsibility is to suppress the vote. I would like to start my weekly article by stating that I […]

Republicans’ proposal would punish social media companies that target conservatives. BY JIM TURNER NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Ron DeSantis wants to set penalties and allow the state and members of the public to file lawsuits against five tech giants he says are imposing arbitrary, monopolistic rules mostly focused on the discourse of […]

Just weeks before Election Day, with millions of people voting already, the Black vote is being attacked from every angle. After the Supreme Court’s conservatives gutted important parts of the Voting Rights Act a few years ago, many states controlled by rightwing Republicans went wild imposing restrictions on voter registration and voting. This year, they’re […]

President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell wasted no time after Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died, immediately announcing their intent to nominate and confirm a replacement. Tempting as it is for Republicans to install a third Supreme Court justice during Trump’s first term, it would nevertheless be a serious mistake — and potentially […]

BY DR. GLENN ALTSCHULER SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER On Feb. 18, 1965, James Baldwin, novelist, essayist and “poet of the civil rights revolution,” and William F. Buckley Jr., America’s most visible conservative intellectual, author of “God and Man at Yale,’ and founder of the National Review, squared off in a televised debate held at […]

HARRY C. ALFORD GUEST COLUMNIST First, they called it the “Women’s March on Washington,” but that was a very big understatement or misnomer.  There were millions of women marching in D.C., Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston, Sydney, Australia, Denver, London, and various other cities throughout the free world.  It was very orchestrated and successfully caught the […]

A resurgent Republican Party will repeal ‘Obamacare,’ possibly with chaotic results – especially in Black America. COMPILED FROM WIRE REPORTS WASHINGTON – Congressional Republicans are considering a “lightning-strike” rollback of the Affordable Care Act – “Obamacare” – early next year to kick off the Donald Trump era, but first they have to agree on a […]

President Obama has announced that despite threats from Republican leaders, he plans to nominate someone to fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by the death of Antonin Scalia. I hope he ignores the advice of Vice President Joe Biden, who wants him to select someone who isn’t staunchly liberal. Biden said, “…the idea that we’re […]

“Although Victor Frankenstein claimed to be creating his monster for the betterment of humankind, it’s more likely that he did so out of arrogance, or out of a desire to become like God.” Cliff Notes As of this writing, Real Clear Politics has Donald Trump 13.2 points ahead of Sen. Ted Cruz (33.6 vs. 20.4) […]

The political crossfire against Pope Francis has begun, with conservatives assailing the pope for not understanding modern markets. One columnist condemned him as a false prophet, standing against “modernity, rationality, science and…the spontaneous creativity of open societies.” Republicans are outraged that at  , the pope’s stunning encyclical addressing our relationship to God’s creation of nature […]