Banning dreadlocks? Why not ban the hot comb?
/ September 27, 2013 1 COMMENTS

I don’t tend to let myself get too worked up about stories involving hairstyles and that sort of thing. But when I read a recent story in the Grio about how certain schools have been making it their business to ban African-American hairstyles such as dreadlocks and braids, that really pissed me off. And what’s more, we’re…

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Hang on Detroit, help just might be on the way…
/ September 26, 2013 0 COMMENTS

So it’s starting to look like the Obama administration’s series of strategy meetings with local leaders trying to figure a way to give the ‘D’ the financial assistance it so badly needs is starting to bear some fruit. According to a story in today’s Free Press, the city could be getting as much as $100…

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Obamacare vs Debt Ceiling, brought to us courtesy of the WWF
/ September 23, 2013 0 COMMENTS

As the October 1 deadline approaches, a lot of attention is being focused on the rabid Republican opposition to Obamacare, to how they are willing to do just about anything including cut a baby in half with a saw on live TV, to stop the President from giving the majority of Americans access to better…

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Controversy over Sons of Anarchy opening proof of why it’s so good
/ September 19, 2013 0 COMMENTS

Apparently the opening episode of this season’s “Sons of Anarchy” has infuriated a few folks when the issue of gun violence was introduced via a young, innocent-looking kid/character who just happened to be packing an assault weapon on his walk to school. Throughout the episode there would be these brief cutaways to this kid as…

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“Under the Dome” should be buried under the dome
/ September 17, 2013 0 COMMENTS

What I don’t quite understand is how it is that “Under the Dome,” the TV series based on Stephen King’s ultra long novel, is set for another season. Maybe my disbelief is a bit premature, and perhaps there’s still time to pull the plug on this thing, but so far it does appear that a…

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