PROJECT 21 ARCHIVE – 1996

Time to End the Inquisition Against Black Conservatives, July 1996

A New Visions Commentary published July 1996 by The National Center for Public Policy Research, 20 F Street NW, Suite 700 , Washington, D.C. 20001, (202) 507-6398, Fax (301) 498-1301, E-Mail [email protected] During the Middle Ages, the Catholic Church and the Spanish held heresy trials. Hundreds of individuals were killed ...
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Justice Clarence Thomas: He’s Not Going Away, No Matter How Hard His Critics Pray – July 1996

by Jackie Cissell A New Visions Commentary paper published July 1996 by The National Center for Public Policy Research, 20 F Street, NW #700, Washington, DC 20002, (202) 507-6398, Fax 202-543-5975, E-Mail [email protected], Web http://www.nationalcenter.org. Reprints permitted provided source is credited. Justice Clarence Thomas is in the news again. The ...
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Could Someone Please Tell Me Why? by R.D. Davis

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A New Visions Commentary published July 1996 by The National Center for Public Policy Research, 20 F Street NW, Suite 700 , Washington, D.C. 20001, (202) 507-6398, Fax (301) 498-1301, E-Mail [email protected] Could someone please tell me why mainstream Black America is not taking a stand against abortion, even though ...
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African-American Group Says Workers Need Protection from Unions, Too; House to Vote on “Worker Right to Know Act” – July 1996

Contact: Arturo Silva at (202) 507-6398 or [email protected] Saying that workers need protection from powerful, authoritarian labor unions as much as they do from employers, members of the African-American leadership group Project 21 are applauding an effort in the U.S. House of Representatives to give employees more power in their ...
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Movie Review: “Courage Under Fire” a Much Brighter Light than “The Nutty Professor” – July 1996

A New Visions Commentary published July 1996 by The National Center for Public Policy Research, 20 F Street NW, Suite 700 , Washington, D.C. 20001, (202) 507-6398, Fax (301) 498-1301, E-Mail [email protected] Oprah Winfrey rained heavy accolades on Eddie Murphy's new movie "Nutty Professor" during her July 1 show. Given ...
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Movie Review: Are You Nutty to See “The Nutty Professor”? – July 1996

A New Visions Commentary published July 1996 by The National Center for Public Policy Research, 20 F Street NW, Suite 700 , Washington, D.C. 20001, (202) 507-6398, Fax (301) 498-1301, E-Mail [email protected] Eddie Murphy's new movie "The Nutty Professor" is a remake of Jerry Lewis' movie from the 1960's. It ...
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Project 21 Leaders Applaud Six New Attempts to Reform Congress – June, 1996

Contact: Arturo Silva at (202) 507-6398 or [email protected] Two Republican nominees for Congress, leaders of the African-American group Project 21, are applauding efforts by some Members of Congress to return the legislative branch to a citizens' legislature. The proposals include: A resolution introduced by Rep. Dan Burton (R-IN) deterring frivolous ...
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Why Capitalism Isn’t a Dirty Word – June, 1996

by Michael Session National Policy Analysis paper # 148 published June 1996 by The National Center for Public Policy Research Unfortunately, to many black Americans, capitalism is a dirty word. The word capitalism brings to mind images of racial subjugation and degradation. According to this world-view, capitalism is seen in ...
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Study Shows Estate Tax Will Kill Many Black-Owned Businesses – May, 1996

Great-Grandson of Slaves Says Estate Tax Would Break-Up Family Farm and Harm the Environment Date of Issue: May 11,1996 General Information Contact: Arturo Silva [email protected] or (202) 507-6398 A Kennesaw State College (Marietta, GA) survey of black businesses on Black Enterprise magazine's top 100 list reveals that over 58% estimate ...
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What Chester Thigpen Spent a Lifetime Working For, the Federal Government Wants to Tax Away – May, 1996

A National Policy Analysis paper published May 1996 by The National Center for Public Policy Research, 20 F Street NW, Suite 700 , Washington, D.C. 20001, (202) 507-6398, Fax (301) 498-1301, E-Mail [email protected], Web http://www.nationalcenter.org. "We're not rich people. My father and I do almost all the work on our ...
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Conservative Resolution on Church Burnings – May 1996

The following resolution was written by Project 21 at the request of and for the consideration of the Congress of the United States in May, 1996. Whereas the foundation of a free society is forged of justice, truth, and self-governance; Whereas America is established as a free society; Whereas freedom ...
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President Clinton’s 100,000 New Cops Will Be Sent Where They’re Needed the Least

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Group Says Design of President Clinton's Program Virtually Guarantees That Lower Crime Areas Will Receive More New Police Than Higher Crime Areas The 100,000 new police officers President Clinton promised would be on America's streets before the next century are more likely to be sent to neighborhoods sporting nicely cut ...
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Ron Brown’s Death Prompts Condolences from Black Conservatives, by Deroy Murdock

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Perhaps it's a sign of the times that not even the death of a Cabinet member can prevent a partisan tussle from erupting among Republicans, Democrats and their respective media allies. Commerce Secretary Ron Brown died in an April 3 airplane crash in Croatia along with a trade delegation of ...
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A Pastoral Response to Homosexual Apologists – April 1996

(A New Visions Commentary published April 1996 by Project 21, a project of The National Center for Public Policy Research, 20 F Street NW, Suite 700 , Washington, D.C. 20001, (202) 507-6398, Fax (301) 498-1301, E-Mail [email protected] New Visions Commentaries are the opinion of their author and not necessary those ...
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I’m Not A Victim, I’m A Man, by Michael Sharp

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(A New Visions Commentary published April 1996 by Project 21, a project of The National Center for Public Policy Research. New Visions Commentaries are the opinion of their author and not necessary those of Project 21.) I'm not a damned victim, so please quit treating me like one. I'm tired ...
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Choosing Quality Education Over Multicultural Perfection, by Peter Kirsanow

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Black children are inherently incapable of learning unless seated near white children. Only when enveloped by the intellectual aura of white children can black children receive a meaningful education. Or so hold the opponents of the Milwaukee Parental Choice Plan (MPCP). The MPCP provides vouchers to parents who are permitted ...
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Workers of America Unite! — For a Minimum Wage Increase? by Sharon Brooks Hodge

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Reprints permitted provided source is credited. A higher minimum wage appears more probable every day. Recently, 20 House Republicans offered a proposal that would boost the minimum wage by a dollar in two stages. Whether Congress passes this version or the bill introduced by the Democrats, which would increase the ...
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African-American Group Calls for Dismissing the Department of Education from the Public Payroll

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The Department of Education is a massive runaway bureaucracy that should be abolished, says the African-American leadership group Project 21 following a thorough review of all federal education programs within the federal government. "What the Committee has uncovered is a moral outrage and a national embarrassment. It will be impossible ...
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Is George Orwell Running The Justice Department? by Peter Kirsanow

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A New Visions Commentary paper published March 1996 by The National Center for Public Policy Research, 20 F Street NW, Suite 700 , Washington, D.C. 20001, (202) 507-6398, Fax (301) 498-1301, E-Mail [email protected] George Orwell is not dead. He is running the Justice Department in the Clinton Administration. For any ...
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Is the Government Engaging in Affirmative Discrimination? – March 1996

A New Visions Commentary paper published March 1996 by The National Center for Public Policy Research, 20 F Street NW, Suite 700 , Washington, D.C. 20001, (202) 507-6398, Fax (301) 498-1301, E-Mail [email protected] In which year did the United States Justice Department contend that it is unnecessary to pass a ...
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