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Hobbs’ Hump Day Hot Topics: President Obama wrong on Gay Marriage/Obama is right on Afghan troop withdrawal/Obama impersonator just plain wrong

PRESIDENT WRONG ON GAY CIVIL UNIONS/MARRIAGE Amid almost daily attacks from Republicans about economic and foreign policy issues, as President Obama and his campaign team gears up for 2012, a far deeper concern is how to keep certain core Democrat constituencies, in this instance Gay and Lesbian voters, in tow and ready to turn out […]

Monday Musings on Racial Gerrymandering under the Voting Rights Act/John Edwards’ Indictment in Federal Court

By Chuck Hobbs, Esq – RACIAL REDISTRICTING – Pulitzer Prize winning columnist Cynthia Tucker took the unusual step of breaking with her typically progressive orthodoxy in a recent editorial that calls for the end of racial gerrymandering under the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Tucker’s opinion—which I fully share—is that majority-minority districts, originally drawn to […]

US Supreme Court Orders Release of California Inmates

By Chuck Hobbs, Esq. – Eighteen years ago, Monticello, Florida, a small hamlet near the capital city of Tallahassee, made international headlines when British tourist Gary Collie was murdered at a rest stop along the Interstate by four young black males. The public outrage soon morphed into a number of measures to reduce crime, including […]

Affirmative Action of a Different Kind

By Chuck Hobbs, Esq – Barely minutes after President Obama trumped Donald Trump on the idiotic “Birther” issue, Trump side-stepped his failure by asking to see President Obama’s undergraduate grades from Columbia and Harvard Law School. For Obama supporters, before getting too outraged please consider that such has been a fair area of inquiry before, […]