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Chelsea Clinton to Headline Day of Service During Inaugural Weekend

Tuesday, 15 January, 2013 |

Chelsea Clinton, the daughter of former President Bill Clinton and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, is taking a prominent role in the inauguration of another president.

She will headline the National Day of Service on Saturday on the National Mall … Read More

Obama To Hold Fewest Inaugural Balls In 60 Years

Friday, 21 December, 2012 | 2

Party-goers, supporters of President Obama, and the political elite that are making the trek to Washington, D.C. in January for the presidential inauguration need to remember one key detail before their arrival.

Chances of making it into one of the … Read More

Pres. Obama’s Rousing King Memorial Keynote Filled With Irony

Monday, 17 October, 2011 | 1

On Sunday, the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial was dedicated on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

One standout performance among the speakers was President Obama. Now, he is a great orator, but something about this speech struck … Read More

Watch the Full Video of the King Memorial Dedication

Monday, 17 October, 2011 | 1

Dignitaries and ordinary citizens gathered on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. on Sunday to celebrate the dedication of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial. They were joined by members of the King family and related nonprofit entities to King … Read More

MLK Memorial Dedication Postponed Ahead of Hurricane Irene

Thursday, 25 August, 2011 | 1

To all my Washington, D.C.-bound travelers for the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Dedication, this one’s for you. Hurricane Irene is a very serious storm that is going to take aim at major East Coast cities.

Sunday’s ceremony on the … Read More

A Glimpse Into My ‘Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear’ Experience

Tuesday, 2 November, 2010 | 1

For the past couple of weeks on Twitter, I reminded everyone that I would be attending the “Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear” in Washington, D.C. The event was hosted by Comedy Central’s Jon Stewart of The Daily Show and … Read More

‘Rally to Restore Sanity’ to Hit D.C.’s National Mall

Sunday, 19 September, 2010 | 1

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c Rally to Restore Sanity Daily Show Full Episodes Political Humor Tea Party

As soon as I heard about this, I started nodding my head and saying to … Read More

Ignorance at Glenn Beck’s “Restoring Honor” Rally

Tuesday, 31 August, 2010 | 1

I love the New Left Media videos. I’m amazed at how anyone can go to these Glenn Beck/Sarah Palin/Tea Party rallies and keep a straight interview face while people say some of the dumbest and ill-informed things.

The latest … Read More

Alveda King, Niece of MLK, Gets Her Five Minutes of Shine at Beck Rally

Monday, 30 August, 2010 | 1

As mentioned in my last post, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s niece, Alveda King, spoke at Glenn Beck’s “Restoring Honor” rally in Washington, D.C. over the weekend.

Ms. King had a few minutes at the podium to talk … Read More

Did Glenn Beck Really ‘Restore Honor’ With His Rally?

Monday, 30 August, 2010 | 4

The gut answer to my question is NO. Actually, I don’t know how or if Glenn Beck, of all people, could ever “restore honor” to this country.

If you’ve been living under a rock, there was a huge rally on … Read More