PROJECT 21 ARCHIVE – 2011

Affirmative Action in Basketball? Not Good There… Or Anywhere, by Jerome Hudson

New Visions Commentary /
Exposingleftists.com arrived on the campus of the University of California, Merced last May to gather signatures on a petition calling for a redistribution of grade point averages. Not surprisingly, few star students wanted to share the fruits of their academic labors. But the logic was liberally sound. Students who worked ...
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Forget the Debt Ceiling — Raise Our Moral Ceiling, by Jerome Hudson

New Visions Commentary /
As the White House lobbies to raise the nation's debt ceiling, why not instead help raise its moral ceiling? After decades of rewarding bad behavior, it's in the government's best interest — and perhaps even its duty — to promote the morals and values that made our nation great. At ...
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Obama’s Energy Policy Benefits America’s Elites, by Deneen Borelli

New Visions Commentary /
Our nation's natural resources and access to affordable energy are under assault from environmentalists, business interests and progressive politicians. Their plan is to raise the price of fossil fuels to make renewable energy economically competitive. But too many Americans already face significant financial difficulties due to soaring energy costs and ...
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Black Conservatives Blast Liberals’ Lack of Civility

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Last Week's Radical Rhetoric Reveals Cynical Behavior Washington, D.C. - Black conservatives with the Project 21 leadership network are condemning the recent rash of radical statements from liberal leaders that betray earlier calls for civility. This extremism, Project 21 members note, calls into question the legitimacy of past liberal shock ...
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Black Conservative Tells Congress Obama’s War on Fossil Fuels is “Bad Plan for Our Economy, Jobs and Hardworking Americans”

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Calls White House Energy Policy "Wealth Transfer" From Poor and Middle Class to Favored CEOs Washington, D.C. - Project 21 Fellow Deneen Borelli testified today before the full U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Natural Resources about the inordinate financial hardship the Obama war on fossil fuels imposes on poor ...
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Black Conservative to Testify Before Congress About Obama’s War on Fossil Fuels

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Washington, D.C. - Project 21 Fellow Deneen Borelli will testify before the full U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Natural Resources on Wednesday, May 25 at 10:00 AM in room 1324 of the Longworth House Office Building. Borelli will provide testimony in the oversight hearing on "Harnessing American Resources to ...
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Black Conservatives Comment on Obama Appearance at Ground Zero

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Washington, D.C. – Members of the Project 21 black leadership network are speaking out about President Obama's performance at a Ground Zero wreath-laying ceremony and related issues today: Project 21 Chairman Mychal Massie said, "I applaud the President for displaying a modicum of respect and not turning the solemnity of ...
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Social Networking to Achieve Racial Unity, by B.B. Robinson, Ph.D.

New Visions Commentary /
While I've supported a far less radical and more free market version of black nation-building than the New Black Panther Party, I realize that, for many reasons, nation formation in the traditional sense is a difficult and unlikely prospect today. At the same time, I am intrigued by cybernetic governance ...
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While Obama Bounces, America Declines, by Jerome Hudson

New Visions Commentary /
While pundits debate if Obama's decision to kill Osama bin Laden benefits the President politically, the average American — after some celebration — is still fixated on the economy. Unemployment still hovers around nine percent. Home values are still down and the dollar is in a nosedive. Food and gas ...
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Libya: The Beginning of Obama’s Quagmire? by Roscoe V. Brown, Jr.

New Visions Commentary /
America's involvement in Libya is not the fault of America's military leaders. Put the blame at the feet of President Barack Obama and his advisors. Blame the White House for the bad planning, the last-minute decision to get in the game, bypassing Congress for approval to intervene and for embroiling ...
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51 Million Reasons to End Federally Funded Abortions, by Jerome Hudson

New Visions Commentary /
Pro-life activists exposed serious abuses at Planned Parenthood. There was outrage from the left. In offices around America, actors pretending to be a pimp and an underage girl taped Planned Parenthood employees giving out advice about obtaining illegal abortions and getting back into the sex trade as quickly as possible ...
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Obama’s Political Fears Led to Libya Indecision?

New Visions Commentary /
Freedom is flourishing in the Middle East. Popular movements against dictators and monarchs from Tunis to Tehran prove the doctrine of the Reagan and Bush presidencies to promote freedom and democracy abroad was a sound investment. Unfortunately, President Obama may have done his predecessors' work a disservice with his reluctance ...
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Defamed for His Tea Party Activism, Project 21’s Stacy Swimp Refuses to Give Up

ConservativeBlog.org /
On April 15, Project 21 member Stacy Swimp was a featured speaker at a rally organized by the Southwest Michigan Tea Party Patriots in Kalamazoo, Michigan. During his remarks, Stacy talked about the issues of black and white and liberal and conservative and the troubles facing people of faith.  He ...
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Black Conservatives Critique Obama’s Deficit Control Plan

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Washington, D.C. – President Barack Obama today laid out his plan for dealing with the ballooning federal deficit. Members of the Project 21 black leadership network fault the President for a lack of leadership on this issue and question the lack of innovation, prudence and detail of this new deficit-reduction ...
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Black Conservatives Speak Out on Budget Impasse and Possible Government Slowdown

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Washington, D.C. – With lawmakers at an apparent impasse over how much spending reform will be included in a budget covering the remainder of the fiscal year and non-essential government services set to be suspended at the end of the week, members of the Project 21 black leadership network suggest ...
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Tea Party Not to Blame for Budget Breakdown, by Deneen Borelli

New Visions Commentary /
Throughout the recent budget debate, liberals blamed the impasse over the final numbers on the tea party movement. This progressive political strategy served a two-fold objective. First, by assigning responsibility for the failing budget negotiations on the tea party, liberals hoped to avoid any culpability in the morass. Second, if ...
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Save the Suds from Environmental Extremism, by Cherylyn Harley LeBon

New Visions Commentary /
Washington is regulating the common light bulb out of existence and raiding America's medicine cabinet. Now, the Obama Administration's EPA is preparing to go after soap! Remember the hand sanitizing gels that were on virtually every countertop, desk and in every restaurant during the 2009 swine flu scare? They were ...
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Why Al Sharpton is Afraid of Black Conservatives, by Kevin Martin

New Visions Commentary /
As a black conservative, I've come to the conclusion that my progressive critics don't dislike me as much as they fear people such as me. Black progressives are particularly embittered of us because black conservatives can counter their lies, smears and all-around disinformation in claiming to represent the views of ...
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Black Conservatives Comment on Obama’s Libya Speech

ConservativeBlog.org /
Tonight, just ahead of prime-time so as to not affect the schedules of “Dancing with the Stars” and a repeat of “House,” President Barack Obama gave a widely-televised address to make the case for his newest military campaign — this time in Libya.  Members of the Project 21 black leadership ...
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Project 21 Fellow Criticizes Misleading American Lung Association Billboards Promoting Global Warming Regulations as a Children’s Health Issue

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Washington, D.C. – A member of the Project 21 black leadership network is criticizing the American Lung Association for the misleading nature of its billboard campaign denouncing Rep. Fred Upton. Upton has introduced legislation, the "Energy Tax Prevention Act," that bars the Environmental Protection Agency from imposing costly and job-killing ...
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