Justice Clarence Thomas Says America is “Too Sensitive” About Race

During a speech to Palm Beach Atlantic University, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas made some insightful and balanced comments concerning race: My sadness is that we are probably today more race and difference-conscious than I was in the 1960s when I went to school. To my knowledge, I was the first black kid in Savannah, Georgia, to go to a white school. Rarely did the issue of race come up. . . . Now, name a day it doesn’t come up. Differences in race, differences in sex, somebody doesn’t Read more […]

Racism is Destroying Obama’s Approval Rating?

In a recent interview with The New Yorker, Obama seemed to blame his dismal approval rating on the untold number of racists in the country. In his own words, “There’s no doubt that there’s some folks who just really dislike me because they don’t like the idea of a black President.” On the surface, perhaps Obama is correct. As the New Yorker piece outlines: Obama lost among white voters in 2012 by a margin greater than any victor in American history. The popular opposition to the Administration Read more […]