2011 April : ThyBlackMan

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Why You Need To Floss…

April 28, 2011 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) We know, we know, you don’t like to floss. But here’s a little secret: it’s not that high up on anybody else’s list of favorite things to do either. But, every six months, your dentist probably lectures about the importance of flossing. And you probably just ignore him or her. “There is no instant gratification... [Read more...]

What Can My Debt Collector Can and Can’t Do To Me?

April 28, 2011 by  
Filed under Money, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Are you a victim of an unfair debt collection practice? Have you been harassed or threatened by a debt collector? Know your rights as a consumer and if you know that it has been violated, then do something about it. Report it immediately to Attorney General’s Office in your State and file a complaint to the FTC as well. Here... [Read more...]

GOP Ploy — Use Pain at the Pump to Tank Obama…

April 27, 2011 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) President Obama put it best when he said that it never fails when gas prices surge that politicians run to the cameras and pontificate about doing whatever it takes to get the prices back down. Obama didn’t add that the politicians did it again with the latest gas price surge, but the target they choose to pummel for the... [Read more...]

Dr. Boyce Watkins; Tanya McDowell Pleads Guilty and We are Planning to March…

April 27, 2011 by  
Filed under Opinion, Sista Talk, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Tanya McDowell, the mother in Connecticut who was charged with larceny for allegedly stealing an education for her son, has pleaded not guilty today in court.  McDowell faces up to 20 years in prison and a $15,000 fine for sending her child to a school outside his district.  The problem is that no one seems to know where McDowell... [Read more...]

Crystal Wright: Taxes, Entitlements & Fiscal Restraint…

April 27, 2011 by  
Filed under Money, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) America has spending diarrhea and its leaders appear unwilling to address the nation’s festering fiscal woes with long-term cures. A liberal minded friend emailed me a thought provoking article on the country’s diseased state,  written by former Reagan Office of Management and Budget Director David Stockman. He thought it... [Read more...]

Evangelist Twana Griffin – Christian Parents: Worshipping Little gods…

April 27, 2011 by  
Filed under Christian Talk, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) It’s easy to lose your way on the road of good intentions. One wrong turn can have you totally twisted and headed in dangerous directions.  This is true in any number of circumstances from food, to relationships, to medications, to money and, yes even -or rather  especially- to parenting. When that beautiful bundle of joy... [Read more...]

Thanks to You GOP, We’ll Vote ‘Obama’ in 2012…

April 27, 2011 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) There’s a pearl of wisdom that’s been passed down in African-American households over the years. As to attribution, not quite sure. After a quick internet search, the inimitable Dr. Maya Angelou seems most often credited. “When someone shows you who they are…believe them.” The Grand Old Party, the supposed “Party... [Read more...]

Dr. Boyce Watkins; Four Things I Learned About Tyler Perry…

April 27, 2011 by  
Filed under Ent., News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I watched Tyler Perry last night on the Mo’Nique Show on BET.  It was an interesting interview, with Mo’Nique fawning over Tyler’s brilliance in the way you would expect an actress to kiss up to one of the most powerful filmmakers in the world.  I fully expect that Mo’Nique will get some coveted roles in future Tyler... [Read more...]

Al-Lateef Farmer; It Was Written – Ghetto Fiction…

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) There are a few things that I hold to be sacred: Lakers basketball, Soul music, good vodka, great movies, smart television and literature. I’m offended when the sanctity of any of those listed is compromised, because I believe them to be pillars of our culture and much of my life has been shaped around them. So imagine how... [Read more...]

Eight Money Management Essentials…

April 27, 2011 by  
Filed under Money, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Money management does not need to be a complicated process. Below is a guideline that you can consider to help you take control over your finances and stay away from bad debt. 1. Be aware of your financial situation. Are you aware of exactly how much money you spend each month? If not, it’s about time to be more conscious  about... [Read more...]

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