War for oil? I wish it had been

by Ellis Washington -- I am saddened that it is politically inconvenient to acknowledge what everyone knows: The Iraq war is largely about oil. ~ Alan Greenspan (from his memoirs, September 2007) more…

Obama, Blago and 'The Chicago Way'

by Ellis Washington -- We were approached "pay to play." That, you know, he'd raise me 500 grand. An emissary came. Then the other guy would raise a million, if I made more…

The bewildering mind of President Bush

by Ellis Washington -- Democrats are liberals first. ~ Rush Limbaugh, conservative intellectual I want to revisit the Kennedy Center Honors held last Saturday. When the media repeatedly looped President Bush giving more…

Condi plays piano while Islam destroys the West

by Ellis Washington -- Nero fiddled while Rome burned. ~ Anonymous, circa A.D. 64 In this engraving, Nero presides over the burning of Christians at the stake. The headline sounded innocuous enough more…

Symposium: Barackracy hypocrisy

by Ellis Washington -- While I have heard McCain state many times, "I am not George Bush," I have never heard Obama say once, "I am not Bill Clinton." ~ Professor Leonard more…

Liberalism bombs Bombay

by Ellis Washington -- But if ye will not drive out the inhabitants of the land from before you; then it shall come to pass, that those which ye let remain of more…

Symposium: Dialogue with a crazy liberal

by Ellis Washington -- Opportunity is not a handout. Liberalism is about opportunity. You can only regulate discrimination; you can't regulate attitude. ~ Dr. Johnnie Myers, professor, Savannah State University Socrates (470-399 more…

Where's Gen. Patton when you need him?

by Ellis Washington -- And he [Ishmael, the father of the Arabs] shall be as a wild ass among men; his hand shall be against every man, and every man's hand against more…

Reparations or redemption?

by Ellis Washington -- Before the reparations question, how do we [black people] extricate ourselves from the ignominious legacy of slavery, colonialism and a slave mentality? ~ Dr. Benn Bongang, chairman, Department more…