Wednesday, February 22, 2017


Well Obama’s Second Term; Opportunities for African American Agenda.

November 9, 2012 by  
Filed under News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) The results are in. They will not be official until the Electors convene on December 17th and prepare their Certificates of Votes, but for all intents and purposes President Barack Obama has won his second term by defeating Mitt Romney 303 electoral votes to 206 and the popular vote 50% to 48%. Now […]

Nor’easter Threatens To Add To Hurricane Sandy’s Damage.

November 9, 2012 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) NEW YORK — A nor’easter blustered into New York and New Jersey on Wednesday, threatening to swamp homes all over again, plunge neighborhoods back into darkness and inflict more misery on tens of thousands of people still reeling from Superstorm Sandy. Under ordinary circumstances, a storm of this sort wouldn’t be a big […]

Sen. John Boehner Now Says He’ll ‘Pursue’ Raising Taxes.

November 9, 2012 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) WASHINGTON — House Speaker John Boehner offered Wednesday to pursue a deal with a newly-re-elected President Barack Obama that would raise taxes “under the right conditions” to help reduce the nation’s staggering debt and put its finances in order. The Ohio Republican said raising revenues would be accomplished through economic growth, lower tax […]

Yes Weed Votes In 2 States Challenge U.S. Drug War.

November 9, 2012 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) DENVER — First came marijuana as medicine. Now comes legal pot for the people. Those who have argued for decades that legalizing and taxing weed would be better than a costly, failed U.S. drug war have their chance to prove it, as Colorado and Washington became the first states to allow pot for […]