Monday, November 19, 2018


Democrats Control The House Now, So What is Next?

November 8, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The Democratic Party has won control of the House of Representatives. Its members effectively will be able to block all legislation that the Senate passes and the president wants. They also will be able to unleash their subpoena power mercilessly on the executive branch. Will the members of the new majority view their victory... [Read more...]

What The Leftists Can Learn From The Passage Of Amendment 4.

November 8, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) One needs to look no further than the frequent high-stakes omnipresent battles that Americans engage in regarding voting to garner an understanding of the power of the vote. There is little room to debate the ultimate utility of the vote for all Americans regardless of their socioeconomic status or level of politicization. It... [Read more...]

Midterms; GOP Story Has Been Told.

November 8, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) As expected, Democrats regained control of the House of Representatives. But the much-anticipated “blue wave” failed to appear. History shows that the first midterm election for the party in the White House usually results in a loss, often a big loss, in that party’s House members. President Barack Obama, for... [Read more...]

Some facts about the Tax Cuts.

November 7, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In describing the GOP tax cuts, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said that they and bonuses American workers were getting were “crumbs.” They were “tax cuts for the rich.” Some argued that the tax cuts would reduce revenues. Pelosi predicted, “This thing will explode the deficit.” How about some tax facts? The... [Read more...]

Political Parties Must Get Their Act Together.

November 7, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) It is perhaps the central irony of our politics today: We live in an incredibly polarized and partisan moment, but our political parties have never been weaker. As odd as it sounds, political parties in democracies have an important anti-democratic function. Traditionally, the parties shaped the choices put to voters. Long before... [Read more...]

Tick, Tick, Tick; Time Is Running Out For The Olddd Political Guard.

November 6, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I am currently sitting in my office pondering not only the importance of this day but also my role as a Black Nationalist, not a black supremacist, who has tremendous access and even more influence over my students. There is no room to debate my propensity to re-evaluate the intellectual terrain that I have covered over the... [Read more...]

Eric Reid: Apologetically BLACK.

November 6, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Since Colin Kaepernick is not on the sidelines of an actual NFL field this season, the current NFL player who most represents what Kaepernick was pushing for in 2016 is Carolina Panthers safety Eric Reid. After seemingly being blackballed by the NFL this summer by NFL teams and owners, Reid was finally signed by the Panthers... [Read more...]

Really, Hate And Horror – When Does It Stop?

November 5, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) As strange as it seems, I now view the Bush years with nostalgia.  Both Big Bush (POTUS 41) and his son Shrub (POTUS 43) incurred the ire of Democrats, with Shrubs Supreme Court-complicit theft of the 2000 election prompting anger and protests.  Both Bushes, perhaps because of their love of country, comported themselves as... [Read more...]

Those Democrats Care About Illegal Aliens, Not You.

November 5, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) A buddy shared a heart-wrenching story with me during dinner. His mom was killed Christmas Eve by a drunk driver illegal alien. The illegal had been caught 4 times driving drunk by police, never deported. My buddy is number 9 of his amazing mom’s 13 kids. She was old school Italian, waking up 3am five days a week to bake... [Read more...]

Democrats Winning The House Could Be A Good Thing.

November 5, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Don’t let the headline deceive you. I’m hopeful, even somewhat optimistic, about Republican chances on Tuesday, and the thought of losing even one iota of ground to these sanctimonious blowhards repulses me to my core. But I’m also realistic to the possibility that Tuesday could be a good day for Republicans, especially... [Read more...]

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