Shirley Sherrod today rejected a job offer from the U.S. Agriculture Department, a month after her firing by the agency for remarks on race, quickly found to be taken out of context, prompted an apology from President Barack Obama .
Women just feel it. They sense trouble and will instinctually right it. They’re like mama grizzly bears, “who kind of just know when something’s wrong” and when to raise a paw to stop it. So women should get to govern now. Or else.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack personally apologized to the black USDA employee he ousted after a furor over an edited videotape of remarks she made in a March speech, saying he “did not handle this situation well.”
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said he personally apologized to Shirley Sherrod , the black USDA employee forced to resign after a furor over an edited videotape of remarks she made, and offered to rehire her.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said today that he will reconsider the ouster of a black USDA official in Georgia over comments she made that she didn’t use the “full force” of what she could do to help a white farmer.
President Barack Obama said in an interview broadcast today that the government will recover taxpayer money spent to bail out the auto industry and that the U.S. still hasn’t fully dealt with racial tensions.