Millennials Against Hillary...Please
Got To Have It Now
By: Suh Wilson June 7, 2016
All I hear are the pundits saying that Hillary does not connect with young female voters…Hillary does not connect with young voters…Hillary needs to get a clear message out to Millennials Read More ...
The Real Revolution
Vote for the Woman
By: F Forty June 7, 2016
America is an interesting Country. All of us are familiar with the phrase “Only in America”. That is so appropriate right now. Only in America could a revolution be led by a 74 year old Caucasian Senator from Vermont Read More ...
Black Votes Matter
All Votes Matter
By: Gary Rodney July 11, 2016
We have learned after the “BREXIT” (Britain’s exit from the European Union) vote in the United Kingdom that you can never take any election for granted. The polls in England had “Stay In the EU up over “Leave the EU” by (4) points Read More ...
They're Full of Malarkey
We're Not Taking It Anymore
By: Francine Terry August 23, 2016
Where has the Republican Party been for the past 5 years? To hear them tell it, they’ve simply been spectators, watching President Obama and the Democratic Congress advance their agenda Read More ....
By: Marcella Tyler July 19, 201
A Tale of Two Parties
Hope Versus Doom
By: Suh Wilson August 22, 2016
Well, now that the Democratic and Republican conventions are over, we have taken our places in our designated corners. The race is on! I was totally not feeling the Republican convention Read More ...
Make Political History
Don't Be Fooled
By: Francine Terry August 30, 2016
We the people of the United States of America have the opportunity to make history again. This time we have the opportunity to elect the most qualified individual to ever seek the office of president of the United States Read More ...
The Media v Clinton
Journalist or Provocateurs
By: Francine Terry September 13, 2016
The public depends on the press to present the facts (journalistic truth), but of late, they’re getting more opinion than fact. The Commander and Chief Forum provided the press with the opportunity to question the Presidential Candidates about their foreign policy expertise read More ...
By: Suh Wilson September 13, 2016
I could write about any number of cable news programs and their overtly biased reporting, but for the sake of this article and brevity, I focused my attention on Chuck Todd. It’s obvious to me that Chuck Todd is not a Hillary Clinton fan Read More...
Black Lives Matter and Occupy Wall Street
They Should Unite
By: Suh Wilson October 04, 2016
I think Black Lives Matter and Occupy Wall Street should unite. Many are calling for the ground swell of people to take the country from special interest groups, corporations and the like Read More ...
Look In The Mirror...
What Do You See
By: Suh Wilson October 11, 2016
As I listen to the Republicans chastise the state of Black America they bring up the usual topics. Black on black crime, gun violence in the community, gang violence in the community and the lists goes on and on Read More ...
Black Lives Matter Too
They Always Have
By: Francine Terry September 27, 2016
Here we go again another day same old story, a deadly encounter between a Black American citizen and the police. Was the deceased armed or unarmed? Read More ...
I'm Still Stuck
I Can't Understand Their Motives
By: Suh Wilson January 10, 2017
I knew there was discontent in America, but never did I imagine that it was at the level of pure hate. I remember when President Obama was elected. Read More ...
Trump - Make America Great Again
I Think Not
By: F Forty August 30, 2016
In February of 2008 Michelle Obama said that "For the first time in my adult life, I am really proud of my country because it feels like hope is making a comeback…not because Barack is doing well, but because I think people are hungry for change" Read More ...
By: Marcella Tyler July 19, 201
Can A Trump Presidency Deliver For America
Just Pipe Dreams
By: Gary Rodney October 11, 2016
Donald Trump has received very little attention for his proposals on how he would manage the Federal Government. He has stated that he would run the federal Government like a great business Read More ...
The Trump Effect
And The Clinton Antidote
By: Francine T erry November 1, 2016
I began following politics in the early 70’s during the Watergate Hearings. In the forty plus years that followed I became quite the political junkie. Needless to say I was excited by the prospects of the 2016 presidential campaign until Donald Trump entered the race Read More ...
Where Do We Go From Here
Back To The Drawing Board
By: Francine Terry November 15, 2016
The presidential election from hell is finally over. I thought I’d feel a sense of relief, but what in my opinion is the worse possible outcome has left me with such a profound sadness Read More ...
He Already Had His Second Chance
He Blew It
By: F Forty February 28, 2017
As we have seen through our history there are certain members of the African American community who will do anything for the opportunity to make a dollar. The most horrific example of this is the transatlantic slave trade. Read More ...
How the Mighty Have Fallen
How Low Will They Go
By: Francine Terry January 10, 2017
Americans are less than 2 weeks from inaugurating one of the least prepared individuals in the history of the country to be the President of the United States. Read More ...
What Has Happened to MSNBC
Just the Facts - Nothing But the Facts
By: Francine Terry October 03, 2016
I have to admit, I’m a political junky. I view cable news, listen to satellite radio and surf the internet on a daily basis to make sure that I am informed about current events Read More ...
Dear Republican Party
The Demographics Have Changed
By: Francine Terry August 15, 2016
Dear Republican Party you are in denial about the changing demographics in our country. The country is no longer 80% white and will never be so again. Just read “The State of Change”, a report published by American Progress Read More ...
By: Marcella Tyler July 19, 201
America's Broken Electoral Process
Voting Rights For All Citizens
By: Francine Terry April 6, 2017
Activists often opine about low voter participation in this country, but fail to recognize the link between today’s voting problems and the Country’s long ugly legacy of voter suppression that is woven into the fabric of our Constitution. Read More ...
Who's Fooling Whom
The Inmates are Running the Asylum
By: Francine Terry September 6, 2016
Why do the Republican elites lie to their base, and why does the base accept this behavior. It’s a proven fact that in other circumstances, the Republican base, like the rest of the masses, frowns upon lies Read More ...
A Spade is a Spade
Let's Call Donald Trump What He Is
By: Francine Terry July 21, 2016
I have watched in stunned amazement as one Republican Politician after another falls in line in support of Donald Trump. These are the same politicians who for years have gone on and on about patriotism, principles, morals and ethics Read More ...
What Makes a Teflon Candidate?
How Does Donald Trump Get Away With It?
By: Gary Rodney June 7, 2016
People take in information through the prism of their thought processes. No matter what a candidate says they see what they want to see Read More ...
May the Work They've Done....
Reporting for Duty... or Not
By: Francine Terry August 1, 2016
It’s election time again and the presidential candidates are out and about, espousing the reasons why they are best suited to be the president of the United States Read More ...
America the Beautiful
What Will We Become Post Obama
By: F Forty January 17, 2017
Let me start by thanking “Our” President for serving with grace, dignity and an unwavering passion for service. Let me also thank his family for being such a wonderful First Family and the picture of what family values really mean. Read More ...
Pride or Prejudice
By: F Forty August 21, 2017
Beginning in 2011 when they assumed control of the House of Representatives the Republican Party has voted to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) over 50 times. For dramatic purposes, we will refer to the ACA as Obamacare throughout the remainder of this article. Read More ...
The New Police State
Read it and Weep
By: F Forty February 2, 2017
One of the first actions that the new President of the United States took was to remove certain informational pages from the White House website www.whitehouse.gov. Read More ...
Live And In Living Color
By: F Forty September 3, 2017
Seven Twenty-Five An Hour
It's Just Not Enough
By: Suh Wilson September 20, 2016
I wouldn’t mind working for $7.25 if my rent were $125, my phone bill were $15, and my electric bill was S25. Well since this is not the reality then 15 bucks an hour is realistic Read More ...
Where Have All Of The Good Journalist Gone
News Is No Longer News
By: Gary Rodney September 20, 2016
I have sat day after day for almost 18 months waiting for a real journalist to show up on my television screen. Even print journalism has gone down this suicidal path Read More ...
Good or Bad They Kill
By: Marcella Tyler July 19, 2016
I don't own a gun or come from a family where we find them necessary. I was born and raised in Baltimore, MD at one time the murder capital of America Read More ....
By: Marcella Tyler July 19, 2016
What is the GOP teaching our children regarding honesty, empathy, morality and patriotism? - Francine Terry
The GOP, the party of family values promotes policies that cut funding for healthcare, education, urban development, SNAP and the endowmwnt for the arts all while promoting tax cuts for the 1%. Francine Terry
Linking White male priviledge to sexual assault cannot be avoided & must be addressed by the country's evangelical leaders today not tomorrow. Gary Rodney
Donald The Terrible
The American People Deserve Better
By: Francine Terry September 3, 2017
Trump is at it again. Hardly a day goes by when he doesn’t insult, bully or terrorize one minority group or another. Blacks, Latinas, LGBTQ, Muslims you name one that he hasn’t targeted all the while, pretending that he cares about people. Read More ...
Democrats - Rally Your Base
Republicans Will Not Vote For You
By: Francine Terry August 28, 2017
I’ve heard about as much as I care to hear from the political pundits and the media regarding the failures of the Democratic Party. Let’s be clear, the democrats seem to be rudderless right now, responding to voices from every direction while failing to listen to their own. Read More ...
Get In Line And Get Yours
By: Suh Wilson February 24, 2017
It always amazes me when I hear about how much money the federal government spends on everything except the poor. They budget millions of dollars for the poor but if you divide that amongst the people in need, it’s no more than crumbs. Read More...
Fact or Fiction
By: F Forty October 10, 2017
In February of 2015 former Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal uttered the following words “There’s a greater problem here. This is a president who won’t proudly proclaim American exceptionalism, maybe the first president ever who truly doesn’t believe in that. Read More ...
52 Plus 2
The Search for a Few Good Men and Women
By: Suh Wilson September 11, 2017
Fifty-two plus two, that’s the number of republican men and women in the Senate, plus the President and Vice President. These men and women hold the fate of millions of Americans in their hands. Read More ...
A One Term President
Wishing and Hoping
By: Suh Wilson October 03, 2017
The news concerning the hate crimes committed by the Alt-Right in Charlottesville, Virginia, was not shocking. The hot button topic of race has been sizzling since the election of President Obama. Read More ... Read More ...
Who Are You Going To Believe?
Your Lying Eyes
By: F Forty June 7, 2016
I have to admit that I never thought that I would get anything good out of watching our current class of Republicans do what I call simulate a debate Read More ...
By: Suh Wilson October 31, 2017
The Chickens Have Come Home To Roost
They Always Do
By: F Forty September 25, 2017
"The chickens have come home to roost" was first used by Brother Malcolm (Malcolm X) after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. This quote was met with gasps and a backlash of hateful rhetoric. Read More ...
Looking In The Mirror
Fearing What You See
By: F Forty October 24, 2017
In looking at the state of our nation in 2017 one has to wonder how we got to this point. How did we get to a point where we can’t have a civil discussion about politics? How in 2017 are we in a place where we are forced to continue to debate the deadly shootings of unarmed black men, Read More ...
Sing Another Song
I'm Not Feeling This One
By: Suh Wilson August 21, 2017
These past few weeks of the Trump administration have been such a disappointment. I was always taught that the three branches of government worked in unison to determine what is best for our country. Read More ...
Guns In America
By: Francine Terry October 17, 2017
This is a sore topic for me. One that just gets my blood boiling. I am fortunate in that I have no personal experience with gun violence, but I saw the effects of it first hand when I worked in an inner-city hospital. I didn’t know the victims, but I saw the toll that guns in the hands of the wrong person took on the victims, Read More ...
Are We Really A Democracy
What Do You Think
By: F Forty December 14, 2017
The term democracy comes from the Greek language and means "rule by the (simple) people".In the United States we often hear about rogue or third world Governments in other countries where the Governments are super rich while the citizens are what we call dirt poor. Read More ...
The Glory Days
By: Gary Rodney Deceember 5, 2017
And the Truth Will Set You Free
By: Suh Wilson November 07, 2017
Well here we go again. Another powerful white man, General Kelly devaluing a woman. It’s no doubt in my mind that General Kelly has a superior attitude and demeanor that was on full display against Rep. Frederica Wilson. Read More ...
The People's Choice
Wasn't Donald Trump
By: Francine Terry November 14, 2017
There are many unanswered questions about the 2016 presidential election, but one thing is clear, Donald Trump did not win the popular vote. He lost the popular vote to Hillary Clinton by close to 2.9 million votes. So why do the political pundits, the GOP and the media constantly assert that the American people chose Donald Trump to be their commander and chief? Read More ...
What Does The Republican Party Stand For
Do They Even Know?
By: Francine Terry December 29, 2017
What does the republican party stand for? I believed them to be greedy, unpatriotic hypocrites, but they claimed to be something different, somehow superior to the rest of us. Regardless of their claims, I’ve always known them to be disingenuous. Read More ...
Open Letter To Black Men
It's Decision Time
By: F Forty January 10, 2018
It is the day after Doug Jones and his team pulled off a historic win in the very red state of Alabama and all I can think of is the plight of the “Black Male”. While this certainly was a referendum on predatory behavior it also was a referendum on being Black in America in 2017. Read More ...
We The People
Will Take Our Country Back
By: Francine Terry January 17, 2018
I participated in the 2017 Women’s March following the election of Donald Trump. In my sixty plus years on this earth, this was the first time that I felt compelled to take to the streets. I was angry and frustrated, believing that the wrong person had been elected and feeling certain that our republic would never be the same. Read More ...
Out With The Old
In With The New
By: Francine Terry January 25, 2018
Donald Trump must go. Each day that he is the president of the United States, we the people of this country and the country its self, suffer humiliation, shame and trauma. Each day, our country becomes less great, and less safe. Our democratic institutions become less democratic and America becomes less exceptional. Read More ...
2018 Women's March
War Memorial Baltimore, MD
By: Suh Wilson January 30, 2018
Last year I went to DC to participate in the Women's March. This year I decided to attend the home town march at the War Memorial in Baltimore. I brought my grandchildren along so that they could know what democracy looks like. What a treat for all of us. More Pictures...
Racist of Not
By: F Forty January 30, 2018
When the current President of the United States is asked if he is a racist he comes back with the following canned response “I am the least Racist person that you have ever interviewed”. Let’s ignore the fact that the response does not make any sense at all. If you break down the actual response it is pure lunacy but again let’s ignore that. Read More ...
The Democrats Don't Kow How To Fight
Learn How to Win
By: Francine Terry February 7, 2018
Now that the government shutdown is over, it’s time to evaluate the outcome. In my opinion, given what appears to have been a lack of preparation by the democrats, they’re fortunate to have come out of the shutdown relatively unscathed. Read More ...
We're Growing Backwards
Will We Ever Get It Right
By: Suh Wilson February 14, 2018
NIt’s been 50 years since the inception of the Voting Rights Act, Martin Luther King, Jr assassination, and the March on the Edmund Pettus Bridge. These milestones in history were thought to be the beginning of a new era of equality, fairness in education, good paying jobs and the lists goes on. Read More ...