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If Obama Had a Mother, Would She Look Like Louise Sollowin?


We don’t yet have a photo of  Louise A. Sollowin; but we do know that, like Stanley Ann Dunham, she was a mother who was beloved by her family.

Louise Sollowin spent 50 years helping her sister fire up the oven at Orsi’s Italian Bakery [in Nebraska], where her love of the family business kept her going well into her 80s.

Sollowin baked and cleaned, chatting almost exclusively in Italian with her sister, Frances Orsi, whose husband, Claudio, ran the bakery for decades. Sollowin’s husband, Joe, did the books.

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If It Doesn’t Fit, You Must Acquit (Open Thread)

There was an anti-Zimmerman-verdict demonstration in Houston recently, hosted by the New Black Panthers.  One counter-demonstrator pointed out the obvious:  If George Zimmerman is a “white hispanic”, then Barack Obama is a “white black” (or, as I like to call him: A “white African-American who identifies as black.”)

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Requiem for Antonio Santiago (Open Thread)

Back in March, we published a post about little Antonio Santiago, an apparently “white hispanic” INFANT who was brutally murdered in cold blood, as he sat in his stroller.

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Today’s the Day: Zimmerman Trial Winds Down

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Today’s the day that a jury of six citizens will probably be tasked with deciding the fate of George Zimmerman.  Will justice be done?

Much injustice has already been done–by the media, race baiters like Al Sharpton, and politicians like Barack “If I Had a Son” Obama, the sitting president of the USA (who’s now trying to walk it back).

Who envies these six citizens? 

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And Justice for Some, Maybe – Trayvon Martin and Patricia Cook

Patricia A. Cook

© Miri WTPOTUS April 12, 2012

We examined the case of Trayvon Martin in Florida in a previous post.  In that story, the case of Patricia A. Cook of Virginia was also introduced.

The difference in media exposure for these two cases was stark.  While Martin’s case received major on-going national coverage, Cook’s case was reported locally, even though some important parallels are apparent:  Continue reading