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Friday, April 18, 2014


Affordable Care Act (ACA); Obama Alley-Oop: Game Over.

April 18, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) On October 1st, 2013 – the first day of open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) – only 6 people were able to enroll for healthcare coverage through healthcare.gov. 6 people total. Through the well-documented laundry list of glitches, miscalculations on server capacity, and crashes of the website, only 106,000 Americans... [Read more...]

Affordable Care Act; 7.1 Million Sign-ups Don’t Say Nothing.

April 10, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Unlike most folk of my ilk (poverty stricken African Americans), I find it troubling that we have given our Federal government the ability to make us buy a flawed product, or any product regardless if we want to or not. But putting that aside, I want to briefly discuss How I view the metrics of the Affordable Care Act or what... [Read more...]

How to Boost Your Personal Happiness Index.

April 9, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) ‘Clap along if you feel like a room without a roof because I’m happy’ -Pharrell Williams Do you know someone who is always happy? Is it possible to always be in a happy mode? Are you happy right now? Happiness means different things to different people. One person may regard their pet as a source of happiness while another... [Read more...]

Yes, The Cost of Getting Old.

April 8, 2014 by  
Filed under Health, Money, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) We are at a critical stage in the economy when “more than one-third of workers (36%) have a measly $1,000 saved for their later years,” according to a study by the Employee Benefit Research Institute. “Compare that to the 28% of workers who said they had $1,000 saved in last year’s survey, and the picture gets a little... [Read more...]

Yes, Destress Your Life by Setting Boundaries!

April 6, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) From a boss who yells, to friends who take advantage of your generosity, it seems some people have no problem stepping over the line–stressing you out in the process. But you don’t have to put up with it. De-stressing your life by setting boundaries is a decision you can make today.   Are you one of the many people... [Read more...]

ObamaCare; Over 7,000,000 Served.

April 3, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “And now, the end is here/And so I face the final curtain/My friend, I’ll say it clear/I’ll state my case, of which I’m certain/I’ve lived a life that’s full/I traveled each and ev’ry highway/And more, much more than this/I did it my way.” Those lyrics were famously sung by one of my very... [Read more...]

Labels don’t lie: Know what you’re eating!

March 25, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Years ago I read a quote that went something like this: you are held accountable for what you know. It resonated with me because it fit very neatly into my own personal philosophy concerning just about every facet of life. I have always believed, very strongly, that people cannot be held accountable for something they have no... [Read more...]

Yes, Sodium: The Silent Killer of African Americans.

March 13, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) My grandmother was Southern, and she grew up on Crisco. It is a cooking oil, but it looks like white-colored Vaseline. There it sat in two cans on her stove. One was used for chicken grease, the other for fish grease. Sometimes it was reused more than once. If you happened to burn yourself while cooking, you just applied Crisco... [Read more...]

The Power Of Life Force: Understanding How Not To Become A Victim Of Our Own Enthusiasm!

March 10, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) We all must learn to conserve our precious “Life Force” so that we can utilize it strategically when the best opportunity arrives to do so. Babbling with fools with hangups and irreparable attitudes will not help you to reach this level of being. Doing this will only distract you from the opportunity when it arrives because... [Read more...]

The Butterfly Effect.

March 8, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com)   Life is filled with struggle and we are filled with the ability to overcome every struggle we face. No human being wants to struggle, but the truth is the easy road keeps us stagnant and dependent on others, not just for our everyday needs, but for the advancement of our future goals and accomplishments. I read a story once... [Read more...]

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