2014 March : ThyBlackMan

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U.S. vs Russia; Show Me The Money!

March 21, 2014 by  
Filed under Money, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Whew, can you smell that? Of course you can’t now, but wait a few minutes. There it is…there it is. Now let it settle. A ninja just passed some strong smelling evidence of garlic, grain and milk from the night before…and then disappeared. Silencers are the deadliest of all gasses. You know what I’m talking about. You’ve... [Read more...]

Five Reasons Why March Madness Is A Racist Exploitative Lie.

March 21, 2014 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) March Madness is a wonderful time of the year for sports fans.  The excitement of young players fighting hard to advance their schools in the tournament can be intoxicating to the viewer.  The game of basketball is like a religion to some, especially in my home state of Kentucky, where I taught Calculus at The University of... [Read more...]

Dear Media: Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is not an episode of ‘Lost’.

March 20, 2014 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The media obsession with Flight 370 is almost into its third week and with no clear indication of slowing down soon. No, this isn’t the hottest new sitcom to launch the spring season, but it reads like one. With compelling characters, intrigue, danger, and fantasy, this story has it all. Every few hours there is a new episode... [Read more...]

Yes, You Can Never Live A Happy Life If You’re Chasing Someone Else’s Rainbows!

March 20, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Are The Choices That We Make Really All Our Own? What kind of life will we have if we make choices that really don’t come from the soul n to our direct needs? What makes a flamboyant woman obviously long past her prime years desire to purchase a dress three sizes to small knowing that she can’t fit into it? What makes a man... [Read more...]

Yes, Why I’d Love To See Ryan Mack As The New President Of The Naacp.

March 20, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I am not sure how much you know about the NAACP.  I am also not sure how much I know about the group myself.   The organization is storied and respected in the black community, and has the ability to strike fear in those determined to oppress struggling communities. But I’d be lying if I didn’t say that the NAACP has sometimes... [Read more...]

Yes Voting – A Means, Not an End.

March 19, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) It’s so silly for Black people to fight over the Dems and Repubs, and it is counterproductive for us to be enslaved by either party. Between the late 1800’s and the early 1900’s we voted nearly 100% Republican. Now we vote nearly 100% Democrat. What has that gotten us besides being ignored and taken for granted? Do we... [Read more...]

Dear Republican Party.

March 19, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Dear Republican Party: Hi. How have you been?   When I was flipping through the television channels the other day I saw you. I sat down to watch. I listened. It’s been awhile since I let you back in. After we broke up it was hard for me because, well, we were so close before. I couldn’t bear to even hear your voice, let... [Read more...]

Yes, Time to Lower Corporate Tax Rate.

March 19, 2014 by  
Filed under Business, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I earned my undergraduate degree in tax accounting from Oral Roberts University (ORU).  Upon graduation, I spent a decade working in tax accounting, both for government and the private sector. So, in this week’s column, I want to take advantage of my education and training to write about tax law. Let me start by giving the... [Read more...]

Your Friendly Drama Feeders And The Meal That Your Personal Life Has Become!

March 19, 2014 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) While it’s easy to identify the drama creators in our lives, it may be a bit more difficult to see the role that those in our trusted inner circle that I call Drama Feeders may play in keeping you in the never ending arena of drama for their amusement. These types do not like it when you’ve finally attained peace in your... [Read more...]

The Stats are in … the Unemployment Rate Moved Up to 6.7%.

March 18, 2014 by  
Filed under Money, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Looking at February’s unemployment rate, a good question comes to mind…Is this the beginning of an upward trend of the national unemployment rate or is this number an aberration?  With the announcement of the national unemployment rate of 6.7%, the Bureau of Labor Statistics also revealed another number of equal importance.... [Read more...]

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