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There’s Light at the End of the Regulatory Tunnel for Traditional Bulbs

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When it comes to the bright idea of allowing people to continue to buy the affordable incandescent light bulbs they want and sometimes need, the National Center and its Project 21 black leadership network were glad to sign onto a public comment submitted to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) ...
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Behar Denies Blackface Incident During Trump, Jr. Interview

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During his appearance on “The View,” presidential son Don Trump, Jr. used a little political judo with the hostile panel. As a result, host Joy Behar may have put herself into jeopardy with her boss, Disney CEO Bob Iger. When the show's hosts criticized his father’s tweeting and brought up ...
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Friday Night Lights, Not Fights, by Martin D. Baker

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Having played high school football, I know trash-talking is all part of the game. Getting into the opponent’s head can give a team an advantage. Fans do their part with chants. But everything should be civil and not taken beyond the confines of the stadium. But recent events have turned ...
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Calling Foul on Unsportsmanlike Behavior

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In high school football, there is not a problem of players kneeling during the national anthem. Unlike the NFL, it would appear the challenge involving student athletes is far more grave. Under the Friday night lights, there could be a powder keg of racial tension. In a nutshell, it’s trash-talking ...
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Reforming HUD’s Presumption of Racial Guilt

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Under the current interpretation of the Fair Housing Act, as prescribed by a rule imposed during the Obama Administration, a statistical finding of disparate impact against a protected group is all it takes to prove discrimination. The Trump Administration has proposed a new interpretation that would bring landlords, lenders and ...
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Liberals Ignored High Black Unemployment Under Obama, Won’t Celebrate Record Lows Under Trump

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Last week, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics posted the lowest overall black unemployment figure ever recorded at 5.4 percent. According to a Project 21 analysis, reported in a press release last week after the jobs report was released, this was the sixth record-low black unemployment rate achieved during the ...
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Climate Change Lawsuits: A “Fool’s Gold” Financial Fix

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Several city and local governments, as well as the state of Rhode Island, are suing energy companies because of alleged future damage due to climate change. National Center Senior Fellow Horace Cooper calls this a “jackpot justice” scheme. In a commentary published by Issues and Insights, he notes this legal ...
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Record-Low Black Unemployment Applauded by Black Activists

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Project 21 Cites Low Taxes, Deregulation Among Reasons Blacks Are Back to Work Black unemployment has hit yet another record low, and that is being cheered by members of the Project 21 black leadership network, who cite lower taxes and fewer regulations as major factors in America’s economic recovery. “President ...
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Bette Rebuked: Black Conservatives Pan Diva’s Attack on Senator

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The Divine Miss M is belting out sour notes these days. Fading celebrity Bette Midler – and Twitter – are being criticized by members of the National Center’s Project 21 black leadership network after Midler used the social media platform to speak fondly about a brutal attack on Senator Rand ...
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“White Guilt” Threatens MLK’s Legacy

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White guilt is “really ripping us apart.” That’s what Project 21 Co-Chairman Horace Cooper concluded during a recent discussion on the Fox News Channel’s “The Ingraham Angle” program. Horace also noted that white guilt about race relations is fueling a political radicalism that could do great harm to our nation ...
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Behar Drags Others Into Her Joyless Existence

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Joy Behar, a panelist on ABC’s “The View” chat show, really has a chip on her shoulder when it comes to the Trump Administration. This mean streak is not good for her brand, and it has reflected poorly on her employer. Members of the National Center’s Project 21 black leadership ...
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Politicians’ Anti-Semitic Remarks “Will Not Be Forgotten”

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Virginia Governor Ralph Northam recently admitted to wearing blackface in the past. Senator Elizabeth Warren is trying to distance herself from past assertions she is of Native American ancestry. And now Project 21 member Marie Fischer is calling out members of the Trenton, New ...
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No Justification for Anti-Semitic Language, by Marie A. Fischer

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It’s hard to justify the term “Jewing” someone down as anything but offensive. I know. I’ve tried. A friend of mine once created an exclusive Facebook group called “Us Them Down.” We considered it satirical and somewhat safe since everyone in it was Jewish.  We were laughing at ourselves but ...
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Ruffalo Saw Green When Ellen Was Nice to W

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Actor Mark Ruffalo is a one-man wrecking crew on-screen and off. The actor best known for playing The Hulk in Disney’s Avengers movies has now focused his wrath on Ellen DeGeneres. Her offense? Simply being friendly to former president George W. Bush. Forget decorum or civility. If he was in ...
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Counting Guns and Murders Doesn’t Add Up

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As gun control activists claim that Americans own too many guns, what they don’t acknowledge is that the number of gun-related murders fell by more than half as the number of guns more than doubled: Banning firearms and taking guns and ammunition off store shelves may have great virtue-signaling value, ...
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Al Gore Gets “Award” for Hypocrisy We Exposed

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Try as they might to tell the rest of us what to do, the greens can’t hide their hypocrisy. And the National Center is happy to help point that out. Even though they claim the world is going to end in a dozen years unless average people radically change their ...
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Proposed D.C. Soda Tax Simply a City “Cash Grab”

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Just seven days after Washington, D.C. raised the sales tax on sodas and other sugary drinks by two percent, legislation was introduced to repeal the tax. Unfortunately, it was not because the City Council was already having understandable second thoughts. Not even close. The repeal is intended to make way ...
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Project 21’s Jerome Hudson: “Media Spinning Up a Web of Lies”

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On the One America News Network, Project 21 member Jerome Hudson described how his new book – 50 Things They Don’t Want You to Know – allows for people to be “armed with the facts and armed with the truth” in a political environment where the media is not reporting ...
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Salesforce Founder Risks Investors’ Stakes

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As Salesforce founder Marc Benioff claims his position as a corporate leader allows him “a huge platform to inspire people to do the right thing” by leveraging his company’s power, Free Enterprise Project Director Justin Danhof, Esq., points out that Benioff risks squandering shareholders’ investments “to advance his cultural position.” ...
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Tlaib Trashes Police, Suggests Strategy to Segregate Security

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Two wrongs never make a right. And when it comes to Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib, a member of the far-left “Squad” in the U.S. House of Representatives, wrongs were recently plentiful. In July, Tlaib introduced legislation to prohibit public housing security infrastructure from employing facial and biometric recognition technology. It would ...
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