Cliff Huxtable is long gone

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Until last week, TVLand allowed me a pleasant half-hour escape to a heart-warming, 1980s-era comedy that showcased an affluent black family living in Brooklyn, the Huxtables. Anchored by well-educated, professional parents — the father an obstetrician, the mother an attorney — the family featured five children, four daughters and a son. It was testimony to […]

GOP doesn’t care about jobs

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As Democrats lick their wounds from last week’s electoral bloodbath, political analysts are poring over exit data to discern the message in Republicans’ resounding victory. Are voters unhappy with President Obama? Clearly. But the underlying dissatisfaction abroad in the land centers around the state of the economy, which hasn’t recovered a broad prosperity that reaches […]