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Florida Congresswoman Seeks Federal Anti-Hazing Law…

December 29, 2011 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) About a month after the hazing-linked death of FAMU band member Robert Champion, Miami-area U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson has announced plans to introduce a bill that would address hazing on a federal level, reports the Miami New Times. “Hazing is demeaning, dangerous, and, sadly, deadly,” said Rep. Wilson in a release. “It’s time […]

Obama Re-Election Odds Are Roughly 50-50…

December 29, 2011 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Entering 2012, President Barack Obama’s re-election prospects are essentially a 50-50 proposition, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll. It found that most Americans say the president deserves to be voted out of office even though they have concerns about the Republican alternatives. Obama’s overall standing in the poll suggests he could be […]

A Lasting Season…

December 29, 2011 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Christmas Day has come and gone. While Christians want to bitch and moan that Jesus is allegedly being taken out of the celebration of Christmas, it is my contention that the representational sentiment of Jesus is being removed from too much by far too many. Even many so-called Christians. The representational sentiment of […]

The Iowa Caucus: This Republican Show is About to be On…

December 29, 2011 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) We’ve watched the Republicans dropkick President Obama for months now… the ones in Congress, the pundits on FOX, the wannabee candidates (Palin and Trump), and the gonna be candidates for the Republican nomination in the 2012 election. The race to get beat by Obama has been a funny one. Mean, but funny. It’s […]

Jazz Musician Sam Rivers Dies At 88…

December 29, 2011 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Sam Rivers, an internationally-known jazz musician who played with Miles Davis and Dizzy Gillespie, has died. He was 88. Monique Rivers Williams says her father died Monday night from pneumonia. The Oklahoma native was a saxophonist, flutist and composer. He started his career in Boston, where he performed with Herb Pomeroy’s big band […]

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