Politics : ThyBlackMan

Sunday, May 26, 2019


Impeach The President or Go Home, Democrats.

May 24, 2019 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) When House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler and Speaker Nancy Pelosi claimed that the United States had been plunged into a “constitutional crisis,” a large swath of the media took to plying this fantasy for them. “Ever wonder what a constitutional crisis looks like? Well, open your eyes,” CNN’s... [Read more...]

Forget The Adversity Score, Just Dump The ‘SAT’ Now!

May 23, 2019 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The College Board, the organization that develops and administers the SAT test, has developed a new “adversity score” to augment the widely used college admissions examination. The fact that the College Board has had to create an “adversity score” is reason enough to discard the badly flawed SAT test,... [Read more...]

President Donald Trump Immigration Plan Could Use Some Work.

May 23, 2019 by  
Filed under Business, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Last week, the Trump administration released the outline of an immigration plan meant to reshape how and which people are allowed into the United States. The plan would prioritize merit-based immigration and high-skilled labor over those who already have family here. Far from comprehensive or sufficient, it’s a modest improvement... [Read more...]

NFL Players and their supposedly Billionaire Overlords.

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Norman Vincent Peale, the Christian philosopher and author of the best-selling book “The Power of Positive Thinking,” is credited with having coined several axioms that have become fairly commonplace in the American lexicon. Among these is the phrase “We tend to get what we expect.” While this may seem somewhat trite,... [Read more...]

Where Is Harriet Tubman?

May 23, 2019 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I know it sounds like such a long time ago that Barack Obama was our dearly beloved President, but when he was President, we rejoiced in the fact that Harriet Tubman was finally going to be properly recognized at the national level for all the work she did under dangerous circumstances to perfect our union. Those who knew of... [Read more...]

The Left Takes Center Stage, Battle Against ‘Inequality & Sports’.

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In his book “Discrimination and Disparities,” economist Thomas Sowell notes that a disproportionate percentage of first-born siblings become National Merit scholars compared to siblings born later, presumably because the first-born starts life with no sibling competition for parental attention. This, says Sowell,... [Read more...]

The Democrats Aren’t Letting The Lack Of A Reason Stop Them From Pushing Impeachment.

May 23, 2019 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) President Donald Trump must be guilty of something, the Democrats insist. After all, he tweets mean things and refuses to let White House staffers testify about their private interactions with him. Why else would someone do that? Besides, he’s a Republican, and in the liberal world, that is grounds enough to impeach. The only... [Read more...]

Let’s Refund College Loans and Tuition.

May 21, 2019 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Virtually every progressive political proposal focuses on a specific group of individuals without assessing the basic fairness of that proposal to the remainder of society. The discussion of forgiving a trillion dollars of student loans should be the cause célèbre. If the United States were to seriously consider forgiving student... [Read more...]

Florida’s Criminal Criminal Justice System.

May 21, 2019 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Author and Deputy Director of the Justice Program at the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law, Rebekah Diller, states in The Hidden Costs of Florida’s Criminal Justice Fees, “Since 1996, Florida added more than 20 new categories of financial obligations for criminal defendants and, at the same time, eliminated... [Read more...]

Attention Walmart Shoppers.

May 20, 2019 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “We will do everything we can to keep prices low but increased tariffs lead to increased prices.” Walmart Chief Financial Officer Brett Biggs After negotiating for over a year, the United States and China unleashed their first salvos in an escalating trade war by hiking tariffs on each other’s imports.  The U.S. struck... [Read more...]

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