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PayDay Loans lead to long term debt…

July 28, 2011 by  
Filed under Misc., Money, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) As the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau begins operations, the Center for Responsible Lending (CRL) is releasing new findings on the growth and effects of a new short-term and high-cost loan product. Big Bank Payday Loans, a new CRL research brief, details how mainstream banks have entered the triple-digit interest rate payday... [Read more...]

Tea Party, Yes Big Government rage…

July 28, 2011 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “I am convinced that if we are to get on the right side of the world revolution, we as a nation must undergo a radical revolution of values. We must rapidly begin the shift from a ‘thing oriented’ society to a ‘person oriented’ society. When machines and computers, profit motives and property rights are considered more... [Read more...]

Sheila Agnew; Our Destructive Behavior…

July 28, 2011 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Although I did not know much about Amy Winehouse’s music, I was saddened to hear of her death. Unfortunately, my limited knowledge of Amy is the very public battle she had with drug and alcohol abuse. Without an official autopsy as of this writing, my assumption is Amy’s destructive behavior was most likely the cause... [Read more...]

America’s Moment Politics Aside…

July 28, 2011 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) America has an historic opportunity. We have the chance to address our budget deficit in a manner not seen since President Bill Clinton created a budget surplus in 1999. And if we do it right, we could pave the way for a vibrant American economy based not on gimmicks like giveaways for special interests, but on job creation for... [Read more...]

William Reed; Armstrong Williams Where Are You?

July 27, 2011 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Back in the day, Armstrong Williams proved to be one of the most recognizable conservative voices in America. He possessed a pugnacious and provocative style, and Williams stayed on point when expressing his viewpoints. Most importantly, he provided conservatives and Christians with what they longed to hear. In the 1990s, Williams’... [Read more...]

Dr. Boyce Watkins; Wells Fargo – NAACP Sponsor Investigated by Justice Department for Discriminatory Lending…

July 27, 2011 by  
Filed under Business, Misc., News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The United States Justice Department is preparing to launch an investigation against Wells Fargo, a company that serves as the largest home mortgage lender in the country.  The company is being accused of taking advantage of minority consumers by selling them loans that were overpriced and more likely to lead to default. Wells... [Read more...]

Arthur Lewin; The Republicans Have a Point…

July 27, 2011 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) We simply cannot keep on borrowing and spending at the rate we are going. We must cutback. We are told that if the debt ceiling is not lifted. the US bond ratings will drop. They need to drop. That is only thing that will help to bring our spending under control. We need a wake up call. The Republicans have a point. We cannot... [Read more...]

Veronica Young; 14 Characteristics – Of People One Should Not Hang With…

July 27, 2011 by  
Filed under Christian Talk, Misc., News, Opinion, Sista Talk, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Blessings can come from the smallest of things and from some of the most overlooked places, and such was the case with “The Book of Jude” that my Pastor preached from a few weeks ago.  He spoke about the importance of relationships, and surrounding yourself within the proper circles and under the proper leadership.    Though... [Read more...]

President Obama vs FDR; Jobs Creation…

July 27, 2011 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) President Obama can probably recite this line in his sleep. Be bold, and rip a page from Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal playbook: institute Works Project Administration and Civilian Conservation Corp.-type programs. They would put tens of thousands of jobless people back to work, pump up consumer spending, stave off a deeper... [Read more...]

Frank Love; A Tip About Relationship Dynamics…

July 26, 2011 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) When your mate does nice things for you, do you feel (and show) appreciation? Or do you simply expect a romantic partner to do those things? If so, consider this: No one has to do anything for you, and expecting your mate to do things he/she hasn’t bargained for can leave you both frustrated. I am a giving person, but being... [Read more...]

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