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The web had a lot to say about the election last week Tuesday. Many tweets had some racist undertones and some were blatant. A study conducted by Floating Sheep show where the most racist tweets came from.
Check out this exclusive interview BE Editor Derek Dingle conducted with Mitt Romney.
How do you think he did?
"Our voices aren’t really being heard. There’s too much partisanship, too much fingerpointing, and not enough of engagement from the people who are being affected the most."
~YEC Founder Scott Gerber, on college grad unemployment is four times the national average. From How Entrepreneurship Can Fix Young America
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Political Game Changer: Cornell Belcher is the President of Brilliant Corners Research & Strategies and pollster for the Obama campaign. This is the first time any African American has served as a pollster for either national party.
"My client was owed $1 million. That’s nothing to the Department of Defense, but for a small business-owner, that is a huge amount of money. I always say it’s better to have friends [in politics] and not need them; than to need friends and not have them."
Raynard Jackson, from How Small Business Owners Can Profit From Being Politically Active
For the past few days social media feeds have been erupting with “Stop Kony” messages, videos, and photos. Monday’s 30-minute YouTube film on the Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony went viral with over 50 million views.
Gloria Browne-Marshall has made the boss move of boss moves, recently becoming the first black woman to get credentials to cover the U.S. Supreme Court.
"I don’t bluff."
President Obama, fromObama Warns Iran He Won’t Take Nuclear Weapons Threat Lightly
Photo: Lonnie C. Major
President Obama and Michelle Obama join in the Pledge of Allegiance as the ceremony begins. The Obamas joined the proceedings to commemorate the largest such undertaking to reveal the contributions of African Americans to the world, at the opening of the new National Museum of African American History.
"We have never had a conscience clause for insurance companies..A lot of them don’t have any consciences."
— Sen. Barbara Boxer [D- Calif], from Senate Denies GOP Bill Opposing Obama’s Birth Control Policy