Powerful talk on race and privilege from Tim Wise. Thought this video would add to the discussion nicely. Freestyle with me, what ya think?
Category Archives: Politics
Is race a factor in Health Care reform?
Race seems to always be a touchy subject on my blog. This is due partly because there is a wide variety of perspectives, ideologies, and theologies coming together to dialogue, which I think is a good thing. Rather than avoiding it, I think continual dialogue is needed. So I thought this video of Tim wiseContinue reading “Is race a factor in Health Care reform?”
Another perspective on Obama’s reforming of Health Care
Just wanted to share this article I read about Obama’s failure to follow through on his original promises for Health Care that he got elected for. And it leaves me thinking, when it comes to Health Care, are we our brothers keeper? I have health care coverage, but should I fight to make sure thatContinue reading “Another perspective on Obama’s reforming of Health Care”
Judge Sotomayor… Qualified or Questionable, you decide?
The debate is on, I tend to see Pat as being racist and bigoted in this speech, but I am sure there are plenty of other perspectives. Freestyle with me, why is Judge Sotomayor such a controversial figure for the RNC?
Senate asks Obama to pardon late boxing legend Jack Johnson
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Senate urged President Barack Obama to pardon the late black heavyweight champion Jack Johnson, who was sent to prison nearly a century ago because of his romantic ties with a white woman. Johnson became the first black heavyweight champion in 1908 — 100 years before Obama was elected America’s firstContinue reading “Senate asks Obama to pardon late boxing legend Jack Johnson”
Michael Eric Dyson on President Obama
Watch this edgy and controversial video of Michael Eric Dyson commenting on the first 100 days of the President! What do you think about Dyson’s thoughts on President Obama? Is he right? Freestyle with me, has the black community given President Obama a free pass without any critique or accountability?
Trickle Down – Part 3 “The Sound of Wealth”
Have you ever heard the sound of wealth? Listen carefully to the sound of wealth… Remember, wealth is not your income it is all your assets minus all your debt. This includes your house, your car, money in the bank, etc. Listen… After “hearing” that, how might that affect how we understand our society, ifContinue reading “Trickle Down – Part 3 “The Sound of Wealth””
Trickle Down Part 2 “Taxes and the Wealthy”
Warren Buffet, the second richest man in the world is concerned about how small his taxes are, check it out! Flow with me on this, what are you thinking…
There has been a lot of discussion around the distribution of wealth and of government taxes recently in the U.S. Some have even argued that the raising of taxes on the wealthy is unfair and is moving our country towards socialism. Rather than “sharing the wealth” as some suggest, they prefer a more pure capitalism,Continue reading “Trickle Down”
Rush Limbaugh… Need I say more!
If only Michael Steele and other republican leaders would stop cowarding down to Rush, they could begin reforming and repairing this party that once stood for equality, freedom, justice, and affirmative action (a long time ago). Conservatives like Rush Limbaugh and Ann Coulter (and all of Fox News) exist because they are a reflection ofContinue reading “Rush Limbaugh… Need I say more!”