Archive | January, 2011

Toledo mayor looking to bring jobs & business from China

19 Jan

Toledo mayor looking to bring jobs & business from China

Toledo is thousands of miles from Shanghai, but soon may be a port of call for the Chinese. Mayor Mike Bell’s administration could be ready to ink a massive land deal with Chinese investors involving three riverfront properties.

Read more here

The MLK speech everyone should hear: The Drum Major Instinct

17 Jan

This weekend and on MLK Day we will hear Dr. King’s I Have a Dream speech ad nauseam. While it is a great and historical speech I believe it’s not the one many in this current United States especially politicians and political pundits need to hear and understand. That speech is “The Drum Major Instinct” Listen to it hear:

Video: President Obama speech at Tuscon memorial

13 Jan

In what may be one of the most important speeches he ever gives President Obama gave a speech that all should hear regardless of political affiliations. A speech that not only remembers the fallen and the heroes of the tragedy in Tuscon. But that also reminds us to be the nation that are children want us to be. Watch the entire speech here:

Guns don’t kill but they sure make killing a hell of a lot easier!

11 Jan

In these days after the shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and 19 others in which 6 died including a 9 year old girl we are hearing and reading much about the tone of our political discourse.

But what about our love affair with guns in this country? Read more:

Radio station owner calls MLK sexual degenerate

11 Jan

Radio station owner calls MLK sexual degenerate

Brett Reese the owner of a Colorado radio station is broadcasting a piece that calls Martin Luther King Jr a sexual degenerate and that his name was not even Martin Luther King. If that’s not enough this man is a member of his local school board.

Hear the ridiculous statements here:

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was targeted on Sarah Palin map

9 Jan

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords who was shot today was one of several democrats that were “targeted” on a map that appeared on Palin’s web site during the 2010 mid-term elections. The map use actual target markers to show were the targeted democrats served. Take a look at the map and read more here:

Who the hell chooses black leaders anyway?

7 Jan

This question came to me after a group of “black leaders” got together and worked it out so that Carol Moseley Braun would be the consensus black candidate in the Chicago mayoral race. Read more and give your opinion :

What issue should Pres. Obama and the 112th Congress tackle first

6 Jan

What issue should Pres. Obama and the 112th Congress tackle first

With the 112th congress  in place we are hearing a lot about what they will do once they are in. Many say that things like repealing healthcare are what the “people” want. That got me to wondering about which issues are the most important to people. 

 Please take the poll here:

Cornelius Dupree Jr found innocent after over 30 years in prison

5 Jan

Man found innocent after over 30 years in prison

Cornelius Dupree Jr. a Texas man was declared innocent Tuesday after 30 years in prison could have cut short his prison stint twice and made parole — if only he would admit he was a sex offender.

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Missing Black Woman Alert: Phylicia Barnes is missing

4 Jan

Missing Black Woman Alert: Phylicia Barnes is missing!

Phylicia Barnes is missing! While visiting in Baltimore 16 year old Phylicia Banes is missing.

Read more here: