Posts in category "politics"

Ferguson Is A Tale Of Black Men In America

I watched the news programs on Sunday as they discussed the Ferguson, Missouri protests and the case of Michael Brown and Officer Darren Wilson. It is almost insulting that the commentators leading the conversation are so ignorant about the history of killing Black men in the United States. In bewilderment and amazement, they ask questions... Read more »

12 Reasons Rauner Won

The State of Illinois has a new Governor. Republican Bruce Rauner won with 51 percent of the vote. Incumbent Governor Pat Quinn lost with 46 percent of the vote. Rauner accepted victory on election night before Quinn conceded the next day. Here are 12 reasons why Rauner won and is the new Governor, and for... Read more »

Bruce Rauner for Governor. . .

  I have already cast an early vote for Bruce Rauner to become the next Governor of the State of Illinois. I voted for Bruce Rauner because the State of Illinois is in trouble. The State of Illinois is in economic decline and in need of economic stimulus, which businessman Bruce Rauner can provide, and... Read more »

Blood Feud - 10 Reasons You Should Read about Back Room Politics on The Obamas and The Clintons.

  Ed Klein has written yet another bestseller, following on the heels of The Amateur, his 2012 chronicle of President Barack Obama. His latest, Blood Feud, about two First Families – The Clintons and The Obamas – provides hot copy. His book has created quite a stir as some have challenged Klein’s accuracy regarding what... Read more »

Why The Obama Library Should Be At Chicago State But Will Probably Go To The University Of Chicago

The first step of the Barack Obama Presidential Library sweepstakes is complete. Monday, June 16, was the deadline for all interested parties who want to host the library to submit initial bids as to where they would put it, how it would serve as an economic engine in the suggested location, and how local organizations... Read more »

Run, Hillary, Run

Surely Mrs. Hillary Clinton is getting ready to make history in the 2016 presidential run. Her book, Hard Choices, make no mistake has kicked off the campaign. She defines herself, she talks about the tough choices she has made as a politician, when Secretary of State from 2009 to 2013. She knows what it is... Read more »

The Blackmocrats

During the past primary election in March, I provided professional outreach services to Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner to meet and have dialogue with various sections of the Black community. My advocacy was controversial. Chicago Sun-Times writer Michael Sneed called and asked if it were true. Sun-Times “columnist” (a term I use loosely) Neil Steinberg... Read more »

Hillary Clinton Next President of the United States because. . .

Hillary Clinton is the next President of the United States. The campaign has begun as the darts are being thrown. It doesn’t matter. She will win the race. It will be historic for more reasons than one. She has paid her dues as a political candidate, as a wife and as a woman. She is... Read more »

Dr. King's Voice

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was born some 85 years ago on January 15.    He lived a brief   purposeful life.  Born in Atlanta Georgia and assassinated in Memphis in 1968, he died at the  too early age of 39. He transformed America and today we still live his effects.  We owe much to King for... Read more »

Christmas Presents!

If I were Santa Claus and could put whatever under the tree, these are the gifts I would deliver. For Mayor Emanuel                         A Blue Bike and a Ventra Card For  Jay Z                                            A New Baby Lady GaGa                                          A Chicago Penthouse Rod Blagojevich                                 A Pardon Jesse Jackson Jr.                               A Pardon Williams Beavers                               A Pardon Robin Thicke                                     ... Read more »