Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney is beginning to wear a little thin on me. It seems like all he ever does anymore is present himself as an agent for President Barack Obama. That’s right, I said it. He is like an undercover mole working to make sure that President Obama’s name is mentioned so much that when people walk into the voting booth, that’s all they will remember is President Obama’s name, and therefore, awash in a sense of familiarity, vote accordingly. continue reading more
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For the past few weeks Congress has been very publicly going back and forth with President Barack Obama regarding the debt ceiling. I decided it’s time for us to explore this issue a little further. First, according to CNN Money, “it’s a cap set by Congress on the amount of debt the federal government can legally borrow. The cap applies to debt owed to the public (i.e., anyone who buys U.S. bonds) plus debt owed to federal government trust funds such as those for Social Security and Medicare.
From the way Congress is carrying on, quite naturally I became alarmed that President Obama must be proposing some monstrosity, the likes of which had never been seen in the history of organized government. Well fasten your seat belts because you are not going to believe what I learned. Continue reading more
I am horrified and appalled by the fact that Congressman Wilson is following in the steps of Gov. Sanford and bringing shame upon our great State. No matter his feelings, there is a time and place for everything. He disrepected our State, the Congress, Continue reading more
To me, this inauguration means don’t give up. It means for all of the outrageous taxes, seemingly insurmountable bills, and dead-end jobs masquerading as careers that I / We endure, there is a light at the end of the tunnel. Continue reading more
The PUSH Rainbow Coalition was always, in my mind, the stuff dreams were made of. A coalition of people of all races and economic status united in a PUSH for justice for all. To top it off, this Rainbow was headed by the Rev. Jesse Jackson. A man who’s fiery oratory style stirred the hearts of us all in his historic turn as a black man running for President of the United States of America in 1984.
Fast forward some 18 years later….Rev. Jackson is caught muttering unkind things about another black man running for President of these same United States. Continue reading more