Archive for April, 2008

Democracy In The Balance: Indiana Goes Jim Crow

Posted by Bob Fitrakis on April 29th, 2008

by Bob Fitrakis The Supreme Court’s 6-3 ruling in favor of the Hoosier state’s Jim Crow voter identification law sanctions the continual racist assault upon black voters and institutionalizes the disenfranchisement of the poor. Not surprisingly, the axis of evil — Justices Anton Scalia, Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito — claim that “the law should […]

Why Hillary Wins The Big States

Posted by Bob Fitrakis on April 29th, 2008

by Bob Fitrakis Many people have asked me my thoughts about the battle between Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama. Here’s my brief analysis of why Hillary appears to be “winning” many large states. Obama actually won in Texas, he barely lost the primary but won the caucus later that night and got more delegates than […]

Bob Bytes Back Archive: 7/10/1996 Tommy Takes The Town

Posted by Bob Fitrakis on April 18th, 2008

by Bob Fitrakis Tommy, George and Greg and Bob Dole would have to be an idiot to pick George Voinovich for vice president. Despite the obligatory fawning articles this past Sunday in both the Cincinnati Enquirer and the Cleveland Plain Dealer, Voinovich-to borrow a phrase from President eagan-is up to his keister in a scandal. […]

Dr. Fitrakis With Greg Palast about the 2004 Election

Posted by moderator on April 17th, 2008

Bob Bytes Back Archive: 7/03/1996 Family Values

Posted by Bob Fitrakis on April 10th, 2008

7/03/1996 Family Values by Bob Fitrakis Hey, did you hear the one about the governor’s chief of staff, Paul Mifsud, recently resigning “to spend more time with his family”? Family values, you gotta love those Republicans. I mean, here’s this guy at the pinnacle of power practically deciding who gets what contract, grant, tax abatement, […]

City Of Peace

Posted by Bob Fitrakis on April 3rd, 2008

By Bob Fitrakis April 3, 2008 The great moral issue of our era is the illegal war in Iraq. Like the issues of slavery, the civil rights movement and the Vietnam War in past epochs, silence on this issue equals complicity. On March 17, the Citizens Grassroots Congress presented a Columbus “City for Peace” resolution […]

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