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Dana T. Blackmore, B.S., J.D., LL.M is a blogger interested in all things law, news, politics and social issues.

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Will Donald Trump Force the United States Supreme Court to Define "Natural Born Citizen" Regarding Its Applicability to the Eligibility of a Presidential Candidate Who is Not Even African American?

(2) Comments | Posted January 22, 2016 | 12:13 PM

Anyone who has a law degree should know that individuals' interpretation of the meaning of a statute (including the U.S. Constitution) means nothing. So it was a bit astonishing to me hear pundits (many of whom have law degrees) proclaim that the issue of whether Ted Cruz is a "Natural...

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Russian BUK Missile System v. American HAWK Missile System - Is There Any Possibility of Another Similar Flight MH-17 Shoot Down Occurrence?

(0) Comments | Posted July 28, 2014 | 1:00 AM


It is an understatement to say that the whole world was stunned to learn on Thursday, July 17, 2014 that a commercial/civilian aircraft had been shot out of the sky by a medium range surface-to-air missile. But it is true -- various respected...

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Donald Sterling's Bargaining Power

(39) Comments | Posted May 19, 2014 | 1:38 PM

We are all aware of the Donald Sterling debacle created by the leaking of tapes of private conversations conducted between Sterling and V. Stiviano. We are also all aware that Donald Sterling owns the Los Angeles Clippers, which is a basketball team in the National Basketball Association ("NBA"). Because of...

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Does Being a 40-Year-Old Woman Without a Husband or Children Equal Failure?

(2) Comments | Posted May 7, 2014 | 4:16 PM

Monica Lewinsky is the infamous White House intern with whom former President Bill Clinton admitted to having an "inappropriate relationship" while in office. The scandal has been revisited because Lewinsky recently wrote an essay in Vanity Fair entitled, "It's time to burn the beret and bury the blue...

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Tom Ford, the N-Word, and What Oprah Winfrey and Jay Z Have in Common

(4) Comments | Posted August 12, 2013 | 12:10 PM

From Paula Deen to CBS Big Brother cast mates to Jay Z to Don Lemon to Rachel Jeantel, much has been said lately about the use of the N-Word. During a recent interview with Piers Morgan, soon after the George Zimmerman not guilty verdict, prosecution star witness, Rachel Jeantel broke...

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As Kappa Alpha Psi Conclave 2013 Descends on Houston, What Would Don Lemon, Bill O'Reilly and Al Sharpton Think of Its 'Kappa League' Mentoring Program?

(3) Comments | Posted August 8, 2013 | 12:13 PM

Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. is a male, college-based, African American organization over 100 years old. The Kappas will hold their 2013 Conclave in Houston, Texas from August 6, 2013 until August 11, 2013. Yes, the ladies are excited to see a city full of educated and successful black men...

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Black Talk Radio Talks Back to CNN's Don Lemon's "No Talking Points"

(102) Comments | Posted July 31, 2013 | 4:41 PM

If you watch CNN's Newsroom on Saturday and Sunday evenings, you know Don Lemon. He often shocks the conscience by discussing controversial topics on his Saturday evening show and responding to the initial outrage on his Sunday evening show. Many times the outrage carries over to the following work week,...

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