Monday, February 24, 2020


Disinformation, polit[r]ics and the 2020 election.

February 23, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “And so the most powerful country in the world has handed over all of its affairs – the prosperity of an entire economy, the security of some 300 million citizens, the purity of its water, the viability of its air, the safety of its food, the future of its vast system of education, the soundness of its national highways,... [Read more...]

Republican Senate Committee Plays the Race Card in North Carolina.

February 23, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Once again Republicans have proven that when the radical liberal Democrats call us a party of racists, there is some merit to the charge. During the past fifty years Republicans have made a conscious decision to disengage with the Black community, their most loyal voting block in the history of the party.  Why? Because they... [Read more...]

Trump’s White House is his Hideout.

February 21, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com)  My foresight foresees political troubled waters washing our way. And, I am weighing our options; so, we won’t get swallowed up by the boistrous jawwing of bigger fishes and/or possibly whales. President Trump is our nation’s most vitriolic fish. In fact, he’s a great white shark, swallowing up our democracy. His loud... [Read more...]

Ole Medicare for Some … Depending on Their Politics?

February 20, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Twenty-three years ago, I was asked to give a talk to the New York City Bar Association as part of a symposium titled “Executioners, Jailers, Slave Trappers and the Law: What Role Should Morality Play in Judging?” I was charged with addressing what judges should do when faced with moral quandaries over issues like... [Read more...]

Sen. Bernie Sanders’ Economic Plan Looks Like a Duck, Despite How Some Quack.

February 20, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) As Sen. Bernie Sanders looks more and more like the one who may win the Democratic presidential nomination, some tell us that he isn’t the radical leftist others make him out to be. Maybe he’s not even a socialist, despite his own claims. In fact, the storyline continues, compared to many prominent European political... [Read more...]

Rush Limbaugh, Donald Trump and the Tea Party Family.

February 20, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) It was an exciting time. In 2009, a grassroots movement of concerned Americans scheduled 800 Tea Party rallies nationwide on tax day, April 15th. https://fxn.ws/38LD0wU Forty percent of tea partiers voted for Obama, naively believing it would end our nation’s racial divide. They did not realize that Obama was a Trojan... [Read more...]

More African Americans are Returning to Africa.

February 18, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Efforts began almost 14 years ago to grant dual citizenship to African Americans by 12 African leaders and African Americans in the private sector to increase investments on the continent as well as increase business interest. A 2006 summit held in Abuja, Nigeria  to consider if Africa wide dual citizenship for Africans living... [Read more...]

Will the Social Security and Medicare Cut Split the Donald Trump Base.

February 17, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) There are many Americans that rely on their social security check to make ends meet. Without Medicare they would not be able to get the medical treatment they need, and without SNAP they would not eat. This is the reality of more Americans than the current president wants to acknowledge. I may not be the best at math, but if... [Read more...]

Shaming Mayor Cantrell About Taxes is Hypocrisy.

February 17, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) It came out recently in the news that LaToya Cantrell, Mayor of New Orleans, owes almost $100,000 in taxes to the IRS, and there is now a lien on her home. She was transparent about the situation in that she and her family are working on resolving the issue. While there are a lot of citizens in New Orleans that have offered words... [Read more...]

Bad Roads Are Costing Louisiana Drivers Thousands.

February 17, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Driving on deteriorating roads lacking vital safety features costs Louisiana drivers $6.9billion per year,  a new study by TRIP, a Washington D.C.-based national transportation research nonprofit, reveals. The report highlights road and bridge safety, congestion, economic development and transportation funding in Baton Rouge,... [Read more...]

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