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Entries by Byron Williams from 01/2009

Will the G.O.P Ever Learn?

| Posted 01.01.2009 | Politics

Flirting with racism either overtly or covertly has also been an unfortunate component of the Republican Party for the past 40 years.

Tribute to Nat Hentoff

| Posted 01.09.2009 | Huffington Post

Back in 2007, I wrote a column about the Supreme Court's ruling on the First Amendment rights case involving Joseph Frederick, a high school student, ...

Where Has the Time Gone?

| Posted 01.14.2009 | Politics

Bush, You had more impact on the country than any other president in my lifetime. One may have to go back to FDR to find a commander in chief that had more influence on the republic.

The Oakland Protestors and the Arc of the Moral Universe

| Posted 01.16.2009 | Politics

How does throwing something through a window or burning an automobile serve the memory of Oscar Grant, especially when his family is calling for calm?

THE DREAM LIVES ON

| Posted 01.19.2009 | Huffington Post

Speech delivered as the keynote address in Oakland, CA We have assembled this morning, to commemorate, to honor, to celebrate, but most important, to...

The GOP's Intellectual Impasse

| Posted 01.30.2009 | Huffington Post

I have no idea whether or not the $819 billion stimulus package, just passed by the House, and will soon be deliberated by the Senate will work as adv...