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Ask the CEO: Is Criticism of Schumer and Pelosi Ageism?

Or is a tyranny of old people and a lack of leadership skills, most importantly mentoring and sponsoring the next generation, open for criticism?

I received a comment from a reader on my last column.

Here's the gist of it:

"I did not tweet or post (your last column) because of the ageist comment/s made about Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer. I have no problem with them being criticized as lackluster, but not because of their age."

Here's my response:

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Maxine Waters' Office Evacuated Due to 'Anne Thrax' Package

Amid recent death threats against the congresswoman, a package suspected to contain Anthrax wasn't taken lightly.

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Someone noticed a suspicious package sent to Rep. Maxine Waters' (D-Calif.) district office in South Los Angeles on Tuesday afternoon addressed to "Anne Thrax." As Waters has recently received death threats, the authorities were contacted.

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America's Relationship with ICE on the Rocks...Ain't No Big Surprise

Republicans to let bill to disband the agency come to the floor.

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The biggest four-letter word in the English language for Democrats has been Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Now they will get what they want thanks to Republicans in the House. House Republicans like their hand and are going all in: They are allowing a Democratic bill to come to the floor thinking they have public opinion on their side.

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Black Women Slam Top Democrats for 'Failure to Protect' Maxine Waters — a 'Shero'

The leaders expressed "profound indignation and deep disappointment" with Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer over failure to protect Waters from the Trump administration's attacks.

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Top Democrats, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, are under fire for their lack of support for Rep. Maxine Waters, who spoke "truth to power in challenging the Trump Administration to do the right thing by ending a 'zero tolerance' immigration policy," according to more than 150 Black women leaders.

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Trump Amps Up Attacks on Black Women, Calls ‘Crazy’ Maxine Waters ‘Corrupt’

"I was blessed with courage. And I was blessed with the kind of strength that does not allow me to be intimidated by the likes of Donald Trump," Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) said over the weekend.

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President Trump's administration has a habit of disrespecting Black women, and Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) is no stranger to personal hatred from the president himself.

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Maxine Waters Cancels Events Amid Shooting and Lynching Threats

After President Trump warned Waters to "Be careful" she received a serious threat.

Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) has received increased death threats after she called for protestors to publicly question Trump officials. But this week, the congresswoman said she received "several very serious threats" leading to event cancellations.

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Suck It Up, We’re Screwed

Decades of incompetent Democratic leadership — and disregard for diversity — has taken us down this path.

The retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy puts our country at a crossroads where there's only one expected outcome: a bizarrely out of touch and unrepresentative Supreme Court, for generations to come.

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Trump Exploits NYC Tragedy to Push Anti-Immigration Agenda

The president followed his usual rush to judgment when an attack is carried out by a non-white perpetrator.

In the days following the terror attack that killed eight people in New York City on Tuesday, President Donald Trump has capitalized on the opportunity to push his anti-immigration agenda.

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GOP Senator: U.S. Has an 'Under-Incarceration Problem'

Even though Blacks are incarcerated at nearly six times the rate of whites, Sen. Tom Cotton says the bipartisan effort to reduce mandatory minimum sentences for non-violent crimes is "baseless."

The war on drugs of the 1980s and mandatory minimum sentences have both contributed to the United States comprising approximately 25 percent of the world's prison population — despite representing about 5 percent of the world's total population.

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