My After Thoughts On HCR…After

I suppose it is to be expected. So many arguments. So many reasons. I don’t deny any. All I ask is that those who wish to present their case bring well reasoned arguments. It is the day after. The Health care bill has been signed into legislation. The mandate is real. Of the disputes, I Read the full article…

My After Thoughts On HCR…Before

When the votes had been tallied, and the results had finally came in. After John McCain had given his speech, and the, at that time, president elect, “catted” his way to the bullet proof shield in Chicago, my first reaction was to let everyone know that he wasn’t black like us. I still hold on Read the full article…

What is ‘Politics’? (part 2)

I wanted to revisit this particular topic, in lieu of the Health Care debate, and my belief that many in the American Black community are still blind to a full and comprehensive understanding. Due to my own ignorances, and constant need for edification, I will take counsel with my elders on these topics. Hopefully you Read the full article…

Concessions, Applause, and Book Plugs…The Black Agenda Conference…

Nothing makes my day better than spending it in the neighborhoods of the black community, listening to arguments about Jay-z, and brothers from St. Louis reminiscing about how the bloods and crips first came here. The height of the day was hearing brothers discuss the murder of Hitman-T at eighteen, and his body being expunged Read the full article…

Rest in Revolt, Bro. Malcolm…And Let The Dead Bury Their Own…

Sometimes I have to laugh at people to keep the last pieces of my sanity from completely sending me into the abyss. I think deeply about what I read, and what I hear. I attempt to reflect the best part of that back into the world, through what I say and what I write. I Read the full article…

How DMX Might Counsel Obama and Google About China

As I skimmed through my bookmarks held on delicious.com, I came across this particular piece from last week. It is titled “China reports on US human rights record”. It is located in the “Foreign and Military Affairs” section of the online newspaper, Chinadaily.com.cn. According to the article, the Chinese Information Office of the State Council Read the full article…

This is Bid, Not Spades!

I was about to text an old associate of mine to help settle a dispute regarding the game of bid whist. Somebody argued with me that you could bid a six no, and I said that why would anyone bid higher than a 5 no? We discussed the issue at length before I grabbed my Read the full article…

Stasis For Standards…

“I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has had to overcome while trying to succeed.” Booker T. Washington For those of you have been following me and my many transitions over the years, you know Read the full article…

Infinite Development

Building on the last article I posted, I was thinking about my own book, “The Better You.” If you haven’t purchased a copy, I would really like to suggest that you do. In that book, I actually explain how I myself got the book to exist, and how I got it sold. I am now Read the full article…

A Thought For The Possible

Never allow a situation to be negative. A lot of my closer associates, friends, and loved ones have counseled me on being as transparent as I am on twitter. one of the major reasons for my openness about my life story is to show how one can overachieve in the face of many odds, self-imposed Read the full article…