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Published Wednesday, July 8, 2009
I use to have Kaiser as my healthcare provider. While in their system I was allowed to have a pick of their litter of doctors
but each time I found one I liked, they would leave and then I would ultimately be forced to select another. I went through
several doctors and each time, I was left with a pool to select another, then another, and yet another. It was tough...
|Who's To Blame For Another School Shooting?
Published in 2009
I shamefully admit that I might be just as sick and/or mentally ill as the monsters that have killed innocent people. I have
never been declared insane however, and have never had a sanity test, but after this past weekend, perhaps I need to
consider having one or a lobotomy. When Duane Morrison went into a Colorado High School, took several children hostage,
killed one and then later, killed himself...
|Our united states government officials Will Pass…
Published Thursday, July 23, 2009
I give no one a pass. I don’t care the color of your skin or the position you may have, you will NEVER receive a pass or
any excuses for your actions from me. NEVER! Not now, not ever! President Barack Obama made a statement about
Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Mr. Gates’ arrest. I’ve heard some say that Obama was in error when he said the
cops acted "stupidity." I’ve heard from both Blacks and whites that Obama should have declined to answer the question.
Me? What do I say? I say he answered the question and now so what? I don’t care! So what? Everyone says many
things that maybe they not ought to have said, but they’re still living; it’s life. I don’t care, because it’s not an important
issue that I wish to address right now. I care that Barack Obama reminded...
Published Monday, July 27, 2009
I was wrong. Yes, I was wrong to say racism was not important at the time. It IS important at all times. Honestly, if not
now, when? At the time, I wrote that it wasn’t important, I felt that the media and some of the american public were
feeding so much into what Barack Obama said about the police in Cambridge, Massachusetts. I said it because I felt that
too many people were deviating away from the issue of healthcare; a problem that haunts too many americans; both Black
and white. I said it because …now hold on. At first, I was not sure of my stance between the prominent Black scholar,
Henry Louis Gates Jr. and arresting officer, Sgt. James Crowley. I waited to give my perspective until I heard more of the
story. Often times, we need to learn to keep our opinions to ourselves, as we must not miss a good opportunity...
|The Democrats Get A Swift Kick...
Published Wednesday, November 4, 2009
Okay now, I asked myself what happened yesterday and I came up with a bunch of reasons/excuses and after reading the
article and listening to the news people, I have to say, I honestly don't know. I was listening to the morning show and had a
hard time believing my ears when one of them said it was because not enough Black people voted. It is so obvious that this
article proves what the morning show said. They said that Blacks no longer felt engaged by Obama as if he no longer
speaks for and/or directly to them. I found that unbelievable as first of all, it wasn’t the Black vote that got Obama into the
white house in the first place. BUT (a BIG BUT) if that were the case – if Blacks actually felt ...
|The War on Terror
Published January 2010
I salute our soldiers.
When the planes hit the towers, I was asleep. At that time, we were avid Unfair Fowl News watchers, so while I’m
sleeping, my spouse would turn on the television and when I awake, I watch whatever is on the news. On the morning of
September 11, 2001, I opened my eyes. I see what I believe is a coming attraction of serious action movie. It is only
seconds when I learn that what I’m viewing is an attack on the Country in which I live. The news report says...
Published Sunday, January 10, 2010
I am hard on our politicians because supposedly, they work for me. I say supposedly because some of those simpletons do
not work at all. Anyway, I am hard on them without ever considering race or gender. I do not discriminate. If you’re
wrong, you’re wrong. Some Black African Americans voted for Barack Obama because he’s Black. Oh what a mistake.
I did not. I voted for Obama because he was the only viable person on the ticket. I’m an avid voter. It is always a
|Black Men Always Have To Work Harder
Published February 2010
promises made to family and friends. However, I have been listening and what I’ve been hearing lately from The Ed
[Schultz] Show, Hardball with Chris Matthews and Countdown’s Keith Olbermann, is forcing me to take note of some of
the comments. Some of the commentators and journalist show recent videos of Barack Obama speaking at rallies...
|Roland Martin says…"Time for Obama to go gangsta"
Published Wednesday, February 10, 2010
I have been an avid voter for the past 22-plus years. Originally, I was not an Obama supporter nor was I rooting for Hillary,
however since Obama was the ONLY viable candidate, I gladly cast my vote [for him.] I am an avid voter because my
parents couldn’t wait until I reached voting age to force me towards registration. Although I continued to vote no matter
whom the candidate was, it wasn’t until years later that I finally got what they were trying to instill me. My parents have
since past on from this life, but would be so upset with me...
|Tavis Smiley vs. Al Sharpton
Published Wednesday, February 24, 2010
With the beef between Tavis Smiley and Al Sharpton, it only proves that Blacks will never stop fighting one another. It's
just another example of, ‘I’m better than you and I will do whatever it takes to remove or overpower you at all costs.’ I
used to appreciate both of these Black men, but...
Published Monday, February 22, 2010
I’ve tried to figure out why Evan Bayh is retiring from his senate seat. Hmmm. Yes I’ve heard his sorry excuse as to why
he’s leaving, but I’m not...
|Health Care Summit, 2010
Published Friday, February 26, 2010
Yesterday, I missed the entire 7-hour Healthcare Summit with the President and members of Congress but luckily, I was
able to catch tidbits on Hardball with Chris Matthews. On the part or parts I did see, I didn’t need to take notes as I will
never forget but was reminded...
|Keeba's Health Care Reform Plan
Published Friday, February 26, 2010
Just like most Politicians, Community Leaders and Activists, I am so egotistical, that I felt I could write a healthcare reform
bill better than any Democrat or Republican. Here’s mine...
|BREAKING NEWS – THIS JUST IN: President Barack Obama replaces Rahm Emanuel with
Published Saturday, March 6, 2010
I understand you may be looking to replace Rahm Emanuel as your chief of staff.
I would like to humbly offer myself, yours truly, as his replacement.
I will come to D.C. and clean up the mess that's been created around you. I will work for $1 a year. I will help the Dems on
Capitol Hill find their spines and I will teach them how to nonviolently beat the Republicans to a pulp.
And I will help you get done what the American people sent you there to do. I don't need much, just a cot in the White
House basement will do.
Now, don't get too giddy with excitement over my offer, because you and I are going to be up at 5 in the morning, 7 days a
week and I am going to get you pumped up for battle every single day (see photo). Each morning you and I will do 100
jumping jacks and you will repeat after me:
"THE AMERICAN PEOPLE ELECTED ME, NOT THE REPUBLICANS, TO RUN THE COUNTRY! I AM IN
CHARGE! I WILL ORDER ALL OBSTRUCTIONISTS OUTTA MY WAY! IF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE DON'T
LIKE WHAT I'M DOING THEY CAN THROW MY ASS OUT IN 2012. IN THE MEANTIME, I CALL THE SHOTS
ON THEIR BEHALF! NOW, CONGRESS, DROP AND GIVE ME 50!!"
Then we will put on our jogging sweats and run up to Capitol Hill. We will take names, kick butts, and then take some more
names. If we have to give a few noogies or half-nelson's, then so be it. In our pockets we will...
|Open Letter to the President regarding Health Care Reform
Published Monday, March 8, 2010
President Barack Obama
I heard you. I heard you several times that you want health care for every single American. I’ve heard you! America has
heard you, now do us a favor and do something about it.
If you have the votes, then pass the Health Care Reform Bill through reconciliation, if you do not have the votes, then move
on to more pressing issues.
Look, I voted for you. Well, actually, I didn’t vote for you, but instead, voted for ...
|Health Care Reform Has FINALLY Passed
Posted Sunday, March 21, 2010
Today, Health Care Reform passed and in my mind, in favor of the American people.
Today, Sunday, March 21, 2010, every American will have access to affordable health care and in my opinion, is exactly
what they should have. All Americans deserve it, as it is a right of the American people.
After today, I will cease my abhorrence for John Boehner and Mitch McConnell when they deprecate President Obama
and those Democrats that supported the Health Care Reform Bill. Okay, I was ...
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|Tax Day - 2010
Posted Thursday, April 15, 2010
Taxes have and always will benefit our government. That’s why it’s there; there’s no escaping it. Consequently, I have
always hated it and chances are, I always will. Other than going to jail, what can I do about it? Absolutely nothing. As the
old adage goes, two things are always a constant: death and taxes - no one can escape neither. It seems with every tax
day, several idiots with a microphone jumps up and yell about increased taxes. As if all the commotion is going to change
anything. Of course, I respect anyone for making their voice heard, but this year of tax day screamers are out of their
stupid minds. Yep, it’s the tea badgers; again! And yes, they want to blame...
|Measure (Measuring) The Movement
Created Saturday, April 17, 2010 - Posted Sunday, April 18, 2010
Measuring the Movement was a 2-hour special regarding the Black community and its needs. Promoted by Al Sharpton and
hosted by Roland Martin and Tom Joyner. It was a very interesting program and should be viewed and discussed among all
I watched the two hour special of Al Sharpton’s “Measuring The Movement” conference on TV One. Held at the First
Corinthian Baptist Church in New York City. Although it was two hours long, I have to agree with radio host, Tom Joyner,
it was not long enough. Those on the panel made some interesting comments and seemed alert and eager. And although I
was intrigued the entire time, I could not help but wonder ...
|Education - What's The Problem?
Created Monday, May 3, 2010 - Posted Saturday, May 22, 2010
I have been trying to figure out this education thing for many years, but when the mass firing of teachers in Rhode Island
came along, I became more intrigued.
What is the problem?
What was the problem at Central Falls High School in Rhode Island that the superintendent felt justified in firing 93 people –
which included 77 teachers, the principal, 3 assistant principals, guidance counselors and reading specialists?
School officials yet say that of the 800 students at Central Falls High School in Rhode Island, half the students are failing
every subject, with 55 percent skilled in reading and 7 percent proficient in math.
Okay, that’s a huge problem! But in general, what is the problem with our schools around the Country – in each State?
WHAT IS THE PROBLEM?
What is the problem?
I have posed this question to several family members, friends and associates and I have received a variety of answers.
I posed the question because as long as I can remember, our government has always emphasized how important education
is, yet it seems as though each administration fails to make it better. Or better yet, to prove to at least me, that they
are doing something to improve our education system. What is the problem? Why hasn’t our government done more?
What is the problem?
I was born in the 60’s but I could swear that I read where our government said it was on the problematic...
|Obama is WRONG!
Created Thursday, July 1, 2010
While Obama – in my opinion – has made mistakes with the bailout, overall I believe he is doing a good job. I believe he’s a
smart man; at least he has more intelligence than I do. However, also in my humble opinion, he was not so insightful when
General Stanley A. McChrystal felt a need to complain to Rolling Stones about the pentagon’s bureaucracy. I do not know
|Democrats, Get Up
Posted Friday, September 17, 2010
Nonetheless, you need to get up off your butts and do the hard work. You know how you always tell your constituents that
you're working hard for your State and the Country? Well, prove it! Get up off your butts and do it! Do some work!
If you need some ideas, I have at least one idea that I think might work and all you have to do is…
|Tyler Perry vs. Spike Lee
Posted Thursday, April 20, 2011
I honestly believe in my heart of hearts that Spike Lee is jealous of Tyler Perry and his success and it is sad that we will not
support the achievements of our own Black brothers and sisters.
The memories of my relatives – both past and present – are noteworthy. We’ve had great times and we’ve had some
treacherous struggles. Some of us are loud, emotional and overly dramatic, but I’m sentimental...
|First Presidential Debate, 2012
Monday, October 8, 2012 - Posted October 10, 2012
First of all, I did not watch the entire debate when it aired, however it was on here in my office, and with the television
behind me, I often took short glances to see what the candidates looked like. To me, former Massachusetts' governor Mitt
Romney seemed rested and prepared while President Barack Obama appeared tired and sleepy. I thought he must have
needed some rest.
In my opinion, President Obama messed up during the debate. Sure his numbers remained the same, but Romney took
some potential numbers Obama could have gained. ...a massive win to reelection. (I like winning big.) Additionally, Obama
allowed the Republicans to capture the ears of easy prey. Again, at this time, I am assuming Romney's number increased
because people had not been listening to him while he was on his campaign trail.
|Racists Comments Towards Obama
Posted January 2012
Derogatory Statements made by our Government Officials and others, regarding President Barack Obama:
Racism never took a holiday. It is blatantly exposed even more so with our own government officials.
Racism towards President Barack Obama
Created Thursday, October 11, 2012
Updated Friday, October 12, 2012
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|What Has President Obama Done?
Posted Monday, October 15, 2012
Updated Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Drug costs need to be cut for Medicare recipients. We need additional new funding for individuals with disabilities We
need healthcare reform.
Although President Barack Obama has faced much animosity and continuous discord from our U.S. government officials,
he has accomplished a lot in his 3 1/2 years of his presidency.
In spite of all the strife, he has managed to…
|Republicans vs. Democrats - What's the difference?
Posted Friday, October 19, 2012
I'm not sure, but perhaps Obama would have received a better reception this second time around had he bailed out The
People instead of the greedy corporations. If the Bush tax cuts truly created jobs, then the unemployment rate would not
have gotten so high.
|Are Your Conservative Or Liberal
Posted Sunday, October 21, 2012
While reading an online article, a link led me to The Christian Science Monitor where I noted a link on their said that read,
"Are you more (or less) conservative than Mitt Romney? Take our quiz!"
Although I have previously heard of The Christian Science Monitor, I did not know it was bipartisan, so I was a tad skeptical
and later realized that I was wrong to have thought it was a Republican defender. Anyway, after I took the " Are you more
(or less) conservative than Mitt Romney," quiz and shortly after, I took their quiz...
|2012 Foreign Policy Debate
Created Monday, October 22, 2012
Posted Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Mitt Romney endorses Barack Obama for President of the United States.
Finally, the debates are over! Yay for us political junkies!
Posted Friday, March 1, 2013
The idea of sequestration dates back to 1985, when Ronald Reagan's defense budget produced a deficit. Ultimately, a Bill
titled Gramm-Ruddman-Hollings Act was passed. The Act/Bill was designed to reduce the deficit and the Treasury
Department would withhold funding if certain conditions were not met.
I know it is not easy for people to say they can easily hold on for the next eight months, but hopefully...
|Open Letter to President Barack Obama
Posted Thursday, November 22, 2012
President Obama needs to be fair with all Americans... not trying to hoodwink us as some have tried to do in the past. If
President Obama honestly believes...
|No Blacks, PLEASE!
Posted Friday, March 15, 2013
Now look, I like seeing people who look like my family members and me too, so seeing a group of Black, White, Brown,
Red and Yellow folks is like looking at my multicolored family. However, I believe the White House picture everyone is
objecting is the Black standing third-left. On second thought, I too have a problem with the photo...