Archive for the ‘Censure’ Category

The New American Oligarchy

December 4 | Posted by Heyward Hawkins | Alternative Voting, Billionaires, Campaigning, Censure, Charlie Rangel, Democratic Party, Elections, Government Control, Huffington, In the News, Media, Middle Class, Obama, Oligarchy, Opinion, Public Campaign Financing, Regulations, Republican Party, Social Justice, Supreme Court, Taxes, The Rich, Think

December 4, 2010 The New American Oligarchy: Creating a Country Of the Rich, By the Rich, And for the Rich (The article with the title above, written by Andy Kroll —staff writer for Mother Jones magazine— appeared on huffingpost.com on December 2, 2010) As I mentioned in my blog yesterday, regarding the censure of U.S. Rep. Charlie Rangel, he deserved punishment for what he did. However, I was a... Read more

U.S. Rep. Charlie Rangel: Censured

December 3 | Posted by Heyward Hawkins | Censure, Charlie Rangel, Elections, In the News, Oligarchy, Opinion, Social Justice, Think

December 3, 2010 U.S. Representative Charlie Rangel: Censured On December 2, 2010, the House voted overwhelmingly to censure Rep. Charlie Rangel (D—NY) for tax evasion and other misconduct. I agree with the decision to censure him or any other politician who is guilty of similar crimes. Being a hero in military service, or a hero in any other way, should not excuse... Read more