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Entries by Byron Williams from 04/2007

Disease Knows No Political Boundary

| Posted 04.01.2007 | Huffington Post

It didn't matter that I may be philosophically aligned more with Elizabeth Edwards than Tony Snow; the news of cancer has a way of trivializing political differences that mere evidence cannot match.

Ex Post Facto Courage

| Posted 04.04.2007 | Politics
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Dowd's public defection from a Bush team that placed loyalty above all represents just how much the wheels have come off of what was once believed to be a well oiled, disciplined machine.

Is it too Late for Congress to Act?

| Posted 04.09.2007 | Politics
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Last week, a reader sent me an e-mail suggesting that wisdom and courage were essential qualities for political leadership. These qualities must work...

Firing Imus is Too Good

| Posted 04.10.2007 | Huffington Post

The Imus affair reminds us of the dangers when one mixes privilege, arrogance, and ignorance--it can produce social toxins, as in this case, racism and misogyny.

An Attempt to Bring Integrity to our Politcal Process

| Posted 04.16.2007 | Politics
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The ever-growing influence of money and the need to raise huge amounts quickly under the current system strongly suggests that candidates could become less discerning about whom they raise money from.

Black Commentators, Not Black Leaders

| Posted 04.19.2007 | Politics
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The fact that a myriad African-American voices are underutilized does not make Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton de facto leaders of the African-American community.

Alberto Should've said 'No Mas'

| Posted 04.22.2007 | Huffington Post

Truth usually is not as hard to comprehend as Gonzales portrayed these past few months.

Halberstam Ranks Among the Best and Brightest

| Posted 04.26.2007 | Entertainment
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As a columnist, I usually plan in advance for the subjects that I wish to address. It is often an unassuming process of reading, talking and listenin...