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By Art Blackwell
It was the best of times, and the worst of times…
It was the best of times for Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain, and the worst of time for Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich. Cain, the former Godfather of pizza, was riding at the top of most opinion polls and winning more straw polls than any other Republican candidate. Gingrich, the former King of the Hill, was languishing closer to the bottom of earlier opinion polls, and certainly wasn’t winning straw polls.
What happened to Cain, the “999 Godfather,” the …
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By George E. Curry
Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich launched a nuclear attack on the needy last week by using ugly stereotypes to argue that people are poor because they are lazy and the solution to widespread poverty is scrapping child labor laws and putting poor kids to work in menial jobs.
He said in a speech in Council Bluffs, Iowa: “Start with the following two facts: Really poor children in really poor neighborhoods have no habits of working and have nobody around them who works. So they literally have …