Frank James http://wknofm.org en Are Democrats Trying To Energize The Base With The Race Card? http://wknofm.org/post/are-democrats-trying-energize-base-race-card Few mixtures in American life are more emotionally combustible than the one formed by the combination of politics and race.<p>That helps explain why Democrats, in general, and President Obama, in particular, have tended to steer clear of overtly raising race as an issue to explain some of the opposition to Obama's presidency and agenda.<p>There seems to be a shift in recent days, however.<p>Top Democratic party officials have either directly or indirectly blamed race for some of the hostility to Obama, his policies, or both.<p>Rep. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 22:31:00 +0000 Frank James 46076 at http://wknofm.org Are Democrats Trying To Energize The Base With The Race Card? Hillary Clinton's Presidential Chess Board http://wknofm.org/post/hillary-clintons-presidential-chess-board If the jockeying before the 2016 presidential race is a game of political chess, the most powerful queen on the board would obviously be Hillary Clinton.<p>So much of what will happen in 2016 hinges on Clinton's decision on whether to run, which she has said she'll announce by the end of this year.<p>If the former secretary of state and New York senator enters the race, she reduces the space on the board for any competitors within her own party. That would be particularly true for the Democratic women mentioned as possibilities for national office.<p>Vice President Joe Biden or Maryland Gov. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:50:00 +0000 Frank James 46014 at http://wknofm.org Hillary Clinton's Presidential Chess Board John Boehner Foe Targets 'Electile' Dysfunction http://wknofm.org/post/john-boehner-foe-targets-electile-dysfunction <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9A8kq85Umco</p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 21:19:00 +0000 Frank James 45867 at http://wknofm.org 5 Takeaways From The Equal Pay Debate http://wknofm.org/post/5-takeways-equal-pay-debate This was the week that included Equal Pay Day, the point on the 2014 calendar to which the average female worker must work to match the average man's 2013 pay.<p>To mark the occasion, President Obama held a White House event Tuesday to sign executive orders aimed at providing more transparency about what federal contractors pay their workers. Fri, 11 Apr 2014 21:43:00 +0000 Frank James 45762 at http://wknofm.org 5 Takeaways From The Equal Pay Debate Holder Plays Asparagus Card Against GOP Antagonist http://wknofm.org/post/holder-plays-asparagus-card-against-gop-antagonist <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iTOCih4ZAAE</p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 19:56:00 +0000 Frank James 45573 at http://wknofm.org Holder Plays Asparagus Card Against GOP Antagonist