Jesse Jackson

Fox News host Tucker Carlson on Sunday said he was outraged that the media portrayed Jessie Jackson and Al Sharpton as civil rights leaders because both men were simply "hustlers and pimps." Read more...
A worker in Florida got an earful from Rep. C.W. Bill Young (R-FL) on Wednesday when he asked the congressman to support a bill that would raise the minimum wage to $10 an hour. "Jesse Jackson, Jr. is passing a bill around to increase the minimum Read more...
As the Huffington Post reported, last week resident flame thrower and so-called "tea partier" Rep. Joe Walsh made these remarks attacking the Rev. Jesse Jackson: Joe Walsh: Jesse Jackson Trying To 'Keep African Americans Down On Some Read more...
Elections Past - A 1984 Interview With Alan Cranston And Gary Hart.
Elections Past - A 1984 interview with Democratic Presidential hopefuls Alan Cranston and Gary Hart, Read more...
February 7, 1990  - Goodbye To Lenin.
February 7, 1990 - Sweeping changes in The Soviet Union. Read more...

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May 17, 1988 - Another Day In Paradox.
News of the day for May 17, 1988 - A dramatic decline in the Trade deficit, Stock Market up 10 points, debate on ratification of the INF Treaty gets underway, Presidential Primary in Oregon - Bush trailing by ten points according to polls, Honduran ambassador held on cocaine smuggling charges, South African Bishop Desmond Tutu calls for Isolation Campaign, John Paul 2 visits Latin America and exchanges lectures on Human rights with Paraguayan strongman Gen. Alfredo Stroessner and it's the 1 year anniversary of the bombing of he USS Stark. Read more...
February 15, 1990 - Another Day, Another Riot.
News of the day for February 15, 1990 - Pres. Bush (Sr.) visits Colombia, amidst massive security, the Marion Barry drug trial gets underway, Jesse Jackson visits Nelson Mandela in Soweto, South Africa adjusts, ethnic rioting in Tajikistan. Read more...
[media id=12222] It's been an insanely busy day here in Washington today. All the news folks have been focused on health care reform, and there are T Read more...
Update: Michael Duvall has resigned. h/t commenter vorhese. I've said for years that most politicians are in bed with lobbyists, but in the case of Read more...
When asked for his opinion on the whole Jesse Jackson/Barack Obama dust up, Dan Rather talks about his admiration for the legendary civil rights acti Read more...