Tag: GOP

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National

Ventura County man arrested over anti-Romney neon yard sign

Steven Showers was recently convicted by a jury of eight misdemeanor code violations for refusing to remove a large flashing anti-Mitt Romney sign in front of his Newbury Park yard. Showers looks at the neon sign that he said is about ten feet high in Newbury Park, Calif., June 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Ventura County Star, Joseph A. Garcia) VENTURA, Calif. (AP) — A Ventura County man who refuses to shut off an illegal, flashing-neon anti-Mitt Romney sign in his front yard has been arrested. The Ventura County Star reports (http://bit.ly/11XErlY ) 59-year-old Steven Showers of Newbury Park was taken into custody after a hearing Monday.

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National

Former Miss America seeks House seat

Former Miss America Erika Harold, 33, announces her plans to challenge first-term U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis in the 2014 Republican primary Tuesday, June 4, at Urbana High School in Urbana, Ill. (AP Photo/The News-Gazette, John Dixon) by Zenitha Prince (Afro.com)–A former Miss America now wants a seat in Congress.

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Opinion

Black leaders have sold out

RAYNARD JACKSON (NNPA)—Once again the Black community has been shown how irrelevant they have become in the U.S. Most of the blame can be laid at the feet of the media appointed Black leadership for selling out their people. And we’ve gotten nothing in return. At least Judas Iscariot had sense enough to get 30 pieces of silver when he sold out Jesus Christ.