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Monday, February 2, 2015


Prediction: GOP Too Stumble Badly In 2016 Election.

February 1, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) As I’m sure most of you know, the GOP is far from a bastion of intellectual giants. So winning the 2014’s midterm election could be the worst thing that’s happened to the GOP in the past six years, and it could be the best thing that’s happened to the Democrats since Barack Obama’s 2008 election. . Now that the... [Read more...]

Paul Krugman Got it Right!

February 1, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I Agree with Paul Krugman; a Conservative Republican Journalist who stated: “President Barack Obama is one of the most successful presidents in United States history.” Why? Because Barak Obama has had a successful term and a half and has accomplished things that prior presidents in the modern era have failed to do. When it... [Read more...]

The 4 Intractable American Topics.

January 30, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Let’s get to it. Politics, race, religion, and sex are the topics you usually avoid discussing in public regardless of your ethnicity, gender, socioeconomic status, level of education, occupation, system of faith, or age. Some of you aren’t comfortable discussing these issues privately. Here’s the thing, though. Everyone... [Read more...]

GOP Sarah Palin Is Right: Go on Offense, Tout Conservatism.

January 30, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Forty years ago when my Aunt Nee was the pastor of the Holy Temple Church of Truth, an east Baltimore storefront, during testimony service Sister Davis or Sister Cleary would spontaneously lead the tiny congregation in singing, “We’re Livin’ In the Last Days.” “They’re calling wrong right. They’re... [Read more...]

An Open Letter to President Obama from Alabama State Sen. Hank Sanders.

January 29, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Dear President Obama: We love you. We respect you. We support you. We strongly supported your becoming President and have continued to support you through all the trying times. We continue to love, respect and support you. Mr. President, I write this letter with the greatest of respect and appreciation. I write this as an open... [Read more...]

Neither President Obama Nor Republicans Have Vision.

January 29, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Last week I thought Stevie Wonder gave a great State of the Union Speech. Oops, did I say Stevie Wonder, I meant to say President Obama. But like Stevie Wonder, I couldn’t see the America the president was describing in his speech. Listening to Obama, you would have thought that America, especially Blacks, had full employment.... [Read more...]

Politics; Silly Season.

January 23, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown.” William Shakespeare famously wrote that phrase in his “Henry IV, Part II.” This saying is especially apropos now that we are all on the cusp of what I refer to as silly season. It happens every 4 years. Silly season is the period of time when a legion of politicians wrestle with... [Read more...]

What’s in a million, brothers & sisters?

January 22, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Exactly what is there in one million Black folks united in their will and purpose? What is in a million brothers and sisters who are tired of the same old rhetoric, the same old leaders, and the same old ways of dealing with political and economic empowerment? What’s in a group of one million Blacks who are unapologetic about... [Read more...]

Seattle Seahawks Quarterback Russell Wilson’s Message for Tea Party.

January 21, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I confess. With 5 minutes left in the championship game, Russell Wilson’s third interception and Seattle two touchdowns behind, I turned the channel assuming Green Bay won. Upon turning back to the game, I was shocked to see Seattle ahead by one point. Seattle ultimately won the game in overtime and is going to the Superbowl.... [Read more...]

President Obama – Superb SOTU 2015.

January 21, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “Just the facts, ma’am.” Sergeant Joe Friday famously used that quote to great effect in the classic police television show “Dragnet.” Your President and mine – Barack Obama – began his 6th State of the Union address dropping knowledge. He just gave the facts, folks. And in my not-so-humble opinion, he was superb. Here... [Read more...]

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