By Cherylyn LeBon Harley, Co-Chairman of the Project 21 Black Leadership Network
I recently took my daughter to our pediatric ophthalmologist — a physician she has seen for several years, and with whom we have a very good relationship.
At this appointment, however, the receptionist gave me three new forms to fill out. These forms were not the usual update forms. This new paperwork required specific and personal demographic information. Continue reading
By Deneen Borelli, Fellow, Project 21
The Reverend Jesse Jackson and other establishment civil rights leaders scolded South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley earlier this year on Martin Luther King Jr. Day no less, for her state’s voter identification law. They reminded her that her Indian ancestry (Gov. Haley’s parents are from Amritsar in India’s Punjab Province) makes her a minority.
NAACP president Benjamin Jealous, a hostile opponent of ballot security measures, said that — by participating in King Continue reading
By Charles Butler
Self-appointed and media-approved members of the black “leadership” in America appear either silent or openly supportive when it comes to rewarding the actions of illegal immigrants.
This is in direct contrast to how the civil rights establishment , black and otherwise, operated in the past. Continue reading
Washington, D.C. – Black conservatives affiliated with the Project 21 leadership network are unimpressed with President Barack Obama’s progress during his three years in office. They say Obama’s State of the Union address tonight long on rhetoric and short in presenting a strategy to fix the stagnant American economy that has not improved under his leadership.
“President Obama’s State of the Union address was no more than a reminder of the failures of his presidency. When given an opportunity to create an economy ‘built to last’ – by taking on Washington’s culture of fiscal irresponsibility, reining in an excessively regulatory administration and enacting true entitlement reform – he repeatedly pushed an agenda geared to push more debt on the backs of our children and grandchildren,” said Project 21 Spokesman Coby W. Dillard. “Instead of presenting true solutions to Congress, he repeatedly bypasses them with Continue reading
National Center for Public Policy Research’s Horace Cooper Praises Ruling, Which Was Based on Fourth Amendment to U.S. Constitution
Washington, D.C. – National Center for Public Policy Research Adjunct Fellow Horace Cooper is praising the U.S. Supreme Court for its recent decision upholding the Fourth Amendment and limiting the ability of any government investigator to place GPS tracking devices on any American’s automobile without getting a warrant from a judge first.
The Fourth Amendment provides that “[t]he right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against Continue reading
By David W. Almasi
Last Sunday, helping commemorate the upcoming Martin Luther King holiday, Obama Administration senior advisor Valerie Jarrett took part in a service held at the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta. From the pulpit of Dr. King’s former church, Jarrett made a blatantly partisan pitch that puts the historic congregation at risk of IRS retaliation. Continue reading
By David W. Almasi
Heard the story about Microsoft’s “Avoid the Ghetto” app that tells people not to go to Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard?
There’s more to it than the sensational headlines and the complaints of at least one local NAACP official. Continue reading
In a one-line letter to Congress that was sent on January 12, President Obama announced his intention to seek a $1.2 trillion increase in the national debt ceiling.
As part of the deal reached with Congress last August, Obama had the ability to request multiple increases in the debt ceiling. This was his final opportunity to do so. This Continue reading
Utilities and Electricity Grid Operators Warn Federal Regulators that New EPA Regulations Will Lead to Power Shortages. The Senate Must Act Now to Reign in the EPA Before the Lights Go Out, says National Center for Public Policy Research
Coal fired power plants provide more than half of the electricity produced in the United States. Pictured is the Castle Gate Plant near Helper, Utah./ Via Wikipedia
Washington, D.C.– Calling attention to testimony provided to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) hearing last week, today policy experts from the National Center for Public Policy Research are urging Congress to stop new EPA regulations that will jeopardize the reliability of the nation’s electricity supply.
FERC, the regulatory body charged with ensuring the reliability of our electricity supply, held a technical conference on November 29 Continue reading
Al Gore and Obama’s Job Panel Member John Doerr Benefit from Clean Energy Loan to Fisker Automotive. Politically-Connected Gain While Taxpayers Lose, says National Center for Public Policy Research
The Fisker Karma/Image via Wikipedia
Washington, D.C.– Responding to public outrage following an ABC News report that a $529 million loan from the Energy Department was used to back an electric car company Fisker Automotive — which is creating jobs in Finland — policy experts at the National Center for Public Policy Research are calling attention to the crony capitalism surrounding clean loans and grants. Continue reading