Current Events

by / on February 16, 2017 at 10:18 pm / in Country, Current Events, Government, Politics

THIS is Why #45 Thinks ‘A Good Relationship With Russia Wouldn’t Be So Bad.’

Trumpgate or Kremlingate? Just follow the money and connect the dots…

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by / on April 13, 2015 at 12:36 pm / in Country, Current Events, Education, Government, Politics

“What Has Hillary Accomplished?”

I keep hearing this question from right wingers: “What has Hillary accomplished?” If people would take five minutes and do some research instead of maliciously implying that she hasn’t accomplished anything, they could save themselves the embarrassment of looking like an ass when someone like me informs them. Here’s what I was able to find in a quick google search […]

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by / on April 6, 2015 at 5:32 pm / in Country, Culture, Current Events, Media, News, Petitions & Organizing

Man Imprisoned After Filming Eric Garner’s Death, Refusing to Eat, Rat Poison Found in Jail Food

via John Vibes @ The Free Thought Project New York, New York – 22-year-old Ramsey Orta, the young man who filmed the NYPD killing Eric Garner, was arrested shortly after on trumped up charges. He has since been locked up at the notorious Rikers prison in New York. Immediately following the killing of Eric Garner, Orta was stalked and targeted by police. […]

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by / on January 26, 2015 at 10:52 am / in Country, Current Events, Media, Miscellaneous, News, Society

Mayor Calls 911 To Report A Robbery, Police Show Up, Beat and Arrest Her

Written by John Vibes via The Free Thought Project Kinloch, Missouri – Theda Wilson, the former mayor of a Missouri town says that she was assaulted by police after she called 911 to report a burglary in her apartment complex. “In the back of my apartment I called 9-1-1 thinking they were going to help,” Wilson said. Unfortunately, “help” is […]

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by / on December 30, 2014 at 6:19 pm / in Country, Current Events, Media, News, Petitions & Organizing

Should FOX News be Considered a Terrorist Network/Organization?

With their massive viewer base and influential power, FOX News is arguably more dangerous and detrimental to this country’s over-all well being and internal security than any terrorist group has ever been.

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by / on December 14, 2014 at 11:17 am / in Current Events, Editorials, News, Society

Real Tea Party (GOP) Death Panels?

Under Obama’s health care law, from 2014 through 2016, the federal government will pay the full cost of opening Medicaid to anyone, who earns up to 133 percent of the federal poverty level, which is $15,282 for a single person this year. Over time, that share will decline until it reaches 90% in 2022 and future years. Compare that to […]

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by / on December 14, 2014 at 10:57 am / in Culture, Current Events, Dysfunctional family dynamics, Society, Uncategorized, Women's issues

Your Blackness is Not My Blackness So Please Stay in Your Lane

The social media can be both a curse and a blessing. It is a blessing because you have the opportunity to read the viewpoints of millions of people. However, it is also a curse because very often, you are also exposed to the ignorant arrogance of people. Especially when it comes to defining “Blackness” because some Black folks have declared […]

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by / on December 7, 2014 at 7:18 pm / in Celebrities, Current Events, Editorials, Politics

Time Magazine Top 100

According to Managing Editor, Nancy Gibbs, Time Magazine’s 100 most influential people (with Beyonce on the cover) are significant achievers of the past year and likely to continue their powerful ways. One assumes those already showcased in past issues, are less likely to currently appear. Remember the criteria is influential, not necessarily rich, though both attributes tend to coexist, and […]

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by / on December 6, 2014 at 8:12 pm / in Art, Body, Celebrities, Culture, Current Events, Editorials, Entertainment, Gender, Prejudice, Psychology

White Supremacy, Reality TV, and The African-American Woman

The history of African-American women in America is one in which there has been much joy and a lot of pain. It is not easy being a woman in this society, particularly an African-American woman because they have three strikes against them. They are women, strike one. They belong to a class that is associated with poverty and welfare, strike two. […]

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by / on April 23, 2014 at 9:12 pm / in Culture, Current Events, Editorials, Government

Corporate Takers!

An informed audience – at least one not sated with propaganda — would turn off the constant stream of demonization of the so-called “takers” perpetrated by Bill O’Reilly, Sean Hannity — the whole Fox News crew. If Fox were “fair and balanced,” their pitches of poop at the poor and the vulnerable would give equal time to pillorying rich takers, […]

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