Wednesday, July 26, 2017


Western Values vs The Rest Of The World.

July 26, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Here’s part of President Donald Trump’s recent speech in Poland: “The fundamental question of our time is whether the West has the will to survive. Do we have the confidence in our values to defend them at any cost? Do we have enough respect for our citizens to protect our borders? Do we have the desire and the courage... [Read more...]

Black Newspapers & Media Companies Push for Report on Federal Ad Spending.

July 26, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The Government Accountability Office (GAO) is set to begin work on a report detailing advertising spending by federal agencies—particularly as it pertains to Black and Latino media companies. “After several senators joined our request, including Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Shumer, GAO sent us an update in February saying... [Read more...]

The Art of the – Lie?

July 25, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) We have a commander-in-chief whose campaign chairman, son-in-law, and eldest son had a meeting with emissaries allegedly sent by the Russian Government to castigate the personality of Trump’s fierce competitor in the last general elections, Hillary Clinton. It is disheartening that Trump suggested on Twitter that “most... [Read more...]

Get Well Soon, Sen. John McCain.

July 24, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I don’t agree with Arizona Senator John McCain about very much, but I was saddened by his recent diagnosis of brain cancer.  He says he will be back on the Senate floor soon, sparring with Democrats.  I say, “Bring it on, McCain.”             McCain is a patriot.  He has been a thorn in 45’s side since... [Read more...]

Oliver Robinson – One Of The Biggest Neocolonial Sellouts In The History Of Urban Alabama.

July 24, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Political corruption on any level is damaging, especially if the offender is from an urban area in this country. One of the things I have personally seen over the years is that many urban politicians always talk a good game, but once they get in office, they deliberately turn their backs on the people who not only supported... [Read more...]

Israel & Palestine Conflict Continues On.

July 24, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) There’s been so much written about the questionable relationship between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin that Benjamin Netanyahu’s influence over him has been ignored. The latest round of violence sparked by the murder of two Israeli police officers by three Palestinian gunmen outside of the Al-Aqsa Mosque puts this relationship... [Read more...]

I Shared Donald Trump’s Annoyance at Jeff Sessions.

July 23, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Everyone is having a cow over Trump criticizing AG Jeff Sessions for removing himself from the absurd FBI investigation that Trump stole the election by scheming with the Russians. http://bit.ly/2uHx6eV Clearly, Jeff Sessions was clueless as to what the Trump Administration continues to deal with. Out of their minds with rage... [Read more...]

Baltimore, Maryland; Black Residents plea for murder-free weekend.

July 23, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “Nobody kill anybody for 72 hours.” That’s the plea from Baltimore residents who want a murder-free weekend in a city where 200 residents have been killed this year. Baltimore has long struggled with violence. It went a decade with 300 or more killings each year in the 1990s before the numbers finally began dropping in... [Read more...]

I Mourn Australian Justine Damond Just Like I Mourned American Michael Brown.

July 23, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I have heard all the arguments about why the slaying of Justine Damond is not the same as the slaying of Michael Brown and police slayings of countless other unarmed blacks. They all come down to race. She is a middle-class white female from Australia. She worked in the trendy profession of meditation and yoga. Her slaying drew... [Read more...]

America’s Looming Pension Crisis.

July 22, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “U.S. state and local employee pension plans are in trouble — and much of it is because of flaws in the actuarial science used to manage their finances. Making it worse, standard actuarial practice masks the true extent of the problem by ignoring the best financial science — which shows the plans are even more underfunded... [Read more...]

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