Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was a stunningly courageous leader who fought valiantly for blacks’ constitutional rights. His leadership was based in sound principles and selflessness, and our country would be well served if today’s public figures followed his example.
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Deneen Borelli is a Daily Caller Columnist. She is Director of Outreach at FreedomWorks. In her role, Deneen will speak at events promoting FreedomWorks’ pro-liberty agenda, participate in recruiting grassroots activists — including minorities — and aggressively challenge the misleading voices of the liberal black establishment. Deneen was previously a Fellow with Project 21. Deneen currently serves as an official contributor on the Fox News Channel programs and has appeared on FNC programs such as “Glenn Beck,” “Your World with Neil Cavuto,” “Hannity” and “Fox and Friends.” Deneen has also appeared on MSNBC, CNN, the BBC and C-SPAN. Deneen’s commentaries on the importance of freedom and limited government have been published by newspapers such as the Los Angeles Times, Philadelphia Inquirer, Chicago Tribune, Sacramento Bee, Baltimore Sun, Washington Examiner and Washington Times. She has also been a frequent speaker at political rallies and events, including the FreedomWorks 9.12 March on D.C. that drew a crowd estimated at over 800,000 people. Deneen served on the Board of Trustees with The Opportunity Charter School in Harlem, New York. Previously, she served as Manager of Media Relations with the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE). In that capacity, Deneen was the Executive Producer and co-host on “The CORE Hour,” a weekly internet radio talk show. Prior to joining CORE, Deneen worked at Philip Morris USA for 20 years. While at PM USA she worked in various positions, her last as Project Management Coordinator in the Information Management department where she was responsible for the department’s mandated quality processes, communications, sales information and database management. Deneen began her Philip Morris career as a secretary and advanced to positions of increasing responsibilities while attending college in the evenings. Deneen has a B.A. in Managerial Marketing from Pace University, New York. Deneen has appeared in educational videos for children, worked as a runway fashion model, and auditioned for television commercials. Her interests include ancient history, pistol target shooting, photography, and volunteering at her church. She currently resides in Westchester County, New York.
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A ruling on the constitutionality of key elements of Obamacare is expected from the U.S. Supreme Court by late June. The justices, and the public, are primarily focused on the constitutionality of the individual mandate, which would require Americans to purchase health insurance. Unfortunately, the individual mandate isn’t the only problem with Obamacare, a law that, once it fully takes effect, will fundamentally transform --- for the worse --- how health care is provided in this country.
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At long last, Congress is launching a counteroffensive to President Obama’s war on fossil fuels.
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With his knee-jerk criticism of those attending Glenn Beck’s recent “Restoring Honor” rally, NAACP president Ben Jealous showed what his once-venerable group has become — a progressive front masquerading as a civil rights organization.
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