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Earl Ofari Hutchinson is a nationally acclaimed author and political analyst. He has authored ten books; his articles are published in newspapers and magazines nationally in the United States. Three of his books have been published in other languages. He is also a social and political analyst and he appears on such TV programs as CNN, MSBC, NPR, The O'Reilly Show, American Urban Radio Network, and local Los Angeles television and radio stations as well. He is an associate editor at New America Media and a regular contributor to Black News.com, Alternet.com, BlackAmericaWeb.Com and the Huffington Post. He does a weekly commentary on KJLH Radio in Los Angeles.
SHARE Sunday, November 27, 2022 Why Mass Shootings Won't Get Tough Gun Control
A clearly perturbed and perplexed President Biden for the endless time demanded that Congress take action to toughen gun controls. Biden made the demand after yet another round of what has now become near ritual in Ame'rica. That is mass shootings.
SHARE Thursday, November 3, 2022 Tweeting Hate
Elon Musk has never been shy about speaking his mind on whatever issue he's asked about. He's especially eager and willing to accommodate a carefully selected interviewer who asks him about himself and his business interests and vision.
(4 comments) SHARE Tuesday, September 20, 2022 The Case for Prosecuting Trump
"Most Republicans including me, believes when it comes to Trump, there is no law. It's all about getting him. There is a double standard when it comes to Trump. And I'll say this, if there is a prosecution of Donald Trump for mishandling classified information after the Clinton debacle" there will be riots in the streets"
(12 comments) SHARE Monday, September 5, 2022 Two Decades Later 9/11 Conspiracy Theories Still Alive and Well
You can bet on it. The "it" is that on the twenty-first anniversary of the September 11 terror attacks the conspiracy theorists will again come out of the woodwork with the many commemorations and memorial tributes scheduled. The mountain of Incontestable facts about who the 9/11 perpetrators were and why they did it still means nothing to millions of Americans.
SHARE Sunday, August 28, 2022 The Democrats Must Get Their Message Right
This is the one of a periodic series examining the midterm elections. The series is based on excerpts from my forthcoming book, "The Midterms: Why They are So Important and So Ignored" (Middle Passage Press)
The big complaint repeated constantly is that President Biden and the Democrats are losing the messaging war to the GOP.
SHARE Sunday, August 21, 2022 Warning: Driving May be Hazardous to Black Health
"To ensure that underserved municipalities, neighborhoods, and people, including low-income people and communities of color, are served equitably by the complete streets program." This was a major aim of the Complete Safe Streets Act introduced in the House on February 24, 2021, by Tennessee Democrat Steve Cohen.
SHARE Sunday, August 14, 2022 The Horror is that the GOP is Still Trump's Party
"Liz, you're fired," Trump roared not to hundreds but thousands who attended a rally recently in Casper, Wyoming. He was lambasting GOP congresswoman Liz Cheney, one of his most vociferous GOP critics.
(4 comments) SHARE Sunday, July 24, 2022 Did George Floyd Ever Happen?
Since the police murder of George Floyd here's what's happened. There have been countless marches and rallies to stop the police slaying of Blacks. The killings continue.
SHARE Sunday, July 17, 2022 Griner is about Far More than Drugs
NBA superstar Lebron James took much heat for his off the cup quip about detained WNBA superstar Brittney Griner. James wondered aloud if America had her back for not immediately bringing her home
SHARE Sunday, July 10, 2022 The Democrats Fate in the Midterms Depends on Non-Voters
This is the first in a periodic series examining the midterm elections. The series is based on excerpts from my forthcoming book, "The Midterms: Why They are So Important and So Ignored" (Middle Passage Press)
It's no accident that those least likely to vote in the midterms are young, minorities, and lower-income persons.
SHARE Sunday, June 26, 2022 Turning America into a Gunfight at the OK Corral
"Today's ruling is a watershed win for good men and women all across America and is the result of a decades-long fight the NRA has led." This was the official statement from long time NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre. He was so happy he couldn't see straight after the SCOTUS in a sweeping decision on gun restrictions in New York virtually knocked out any controls on guns.
(1 comments) SHARE Sunday, June 19, 2022 The GOP is Dead Serious About Taking Back Congress
A recent network news headline blared "The Democrats could lose 70 House seats." That was staggering and shocking. However, that headline though extreme and grossly exaggerated was just another of the steady drumbeat of articles that are writing the epitaph for the Democrats chances in the November midterms.
SHARE Sunday, June 5, 2022 The Colossal Stakes in the SCOTUS Scrap of Roe
Ever since the almost certain deliberate leak of the memo laying out the SCOTUS conservative majority's reasoning for scrapping Roe versus Wade, there has been non-stop speculation just what that means for women, politics, and the country.
SHARE Sunday, May 29, 2022 The Texas School Massacre Means Nothing to the Gun Lobby
The Texas school massacre was the latest in a familiar ritual. There's a hideous massacre. It's followed by loud calls from much of the public for Congress to do something and do something fast about passing tougher gun control legislation.
SHARE Sunday, May 1, 2022 Will the Democrats Crash in the Midterms?
To hear many in the media, assorted political pundits, pollsters, and of course, the GOP, tell it one would think the November midterms are just an exercise in going through the motions.
SHARE Wednesday, April 27, 2022 Thirty Years After the Flames-The LA Riots
It's a ritual with me. On the 10th, 20th, 25th, and now the 30th anniversary of the L.A. riots, I visit several of the same burned-out empty lots in South L.A. I ask: "Why years after the riots these empty lots where thriving businesses once stood are still empty today."
(2 comments) SHARE Sunday, April 10, 2022 Destroying Biden
Not a moment has passed since President Biden took office that somebody, somewhere is making a political doomsday prediction that Biden will fail.