If you allow misinformation to drive your actual policies, that’s not really smart policy is it? If you have your facts straight say them loud. If you don’t know what you are saying, sssssshhhhh! -referring to ‘death panels’. there is no need to remove the opportunity to discuss with a doctor YOUR end of life medical options from any health care reform bill because misinformed ‘sheeple’ are louder than you.

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Don’t bully the Presidency

My dearest Americans,

We have to take into consideration the fact that some may be disappointed that Obama is president, but we have to stop shitting on the Presidency. I have never in my life heard more shit talk and bull about the agenda of the government. What agenda? The one where the good of the American people is at the heart of many genuine debates as well as the focus of legislation?

When did America become so stupid about what goes on in this country?
Do these naysayers actually think that things are going to get better if they bully the healthcare reform packages and bills out of existence?
No one is out there to brainwash your kids. If you don’t want them being a part of a televised program with the President, for the love of Pete, please don’t sign the permission slip.
For fucks sake folks, it is time we stop tring to create an agenda around the fact that we have a Black man as president. I really feel this is where much of the ‘concern’ comes from. There can be no way that this many conservatives have come out of the wood works to address the threat that the president (this time around, a Black man) is to them.
I honestly think that it is time for President Obama to stop playing Mr. Rogers and bust some balls. Things are NEVER going to change if you try to work with people who refuse to budge. Mind you, there are some people who are willing to compromise and work on changes to our nation but the home grown “God as my witness” gun toting people at the town meetings must find a better way to get their point across.

I get the feeling that there are many people who would love to see our President as dead as all 4 Kennedy brothers , but where will we ever grow as a nation if we cannot find a better way to reason our our differences?
It makes me sad to know that in a country as great as ours, we cannot get together to discuss politics (and politics ONLY) without it turning into a shouting match.

It is fine time that America grow up,keep religion out of politics and listen to the common sense that comes from the people in office at this present time.

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Overstepping the Boundaries of Protest

A famous Bollywood star gets held up at an airport in the US and some Indians are burning American flags but not yet Barack Obama in effigy……. film, at 11!

My dearest people of India,

Protest, but please allow for some wiggle room.

Sometimes I wish Americans would go of like some of the people of India did when Shah Ruhk Khan, one of the most popular Bollywood actors ever was held up for a short spell in an airport because his last name was Khan. In fact he was in the US promoting his new film that addresses the very issue of racial profiling Muslims.

It is not American paranoia. It will continue to be a genuine fear until someone can get a handle on how we can keep all passengers on American flights safe after 9/11.

*For those of you who are conspiracy theorists out there, I feel your pain. perhaps 9/11 was constructed by the American government, but I digress… *

There will never be a win in the war on terror until we all learn to accept that our own nations are not at the center of the universe. Until we do that, we cannot even begin to think that we can allow everyone to ride willy nilly on our friendly skies.

American superstars have fans and critics, but you serve your fans because that is what you do when you are a mega superstar and they fill your bags with gold. Madonna sang on a holy day in Poland. Hell, it was her birthday. I haven’t seen any news clippings or stories with Polish people burning cone bras and American flags yet.

What was said about Mr. Khan’s detainment was “Khan later downplayed the incident. “I think it’s a procedure that needs to be followed, but an unfortunate procedure,” he told reporters Saturday in suburban Chicago.

It is unfortunate but for the time, a safer one than allowing airliners to be flown into the Twin Towers. Two empty planes at that. WTF??????? If Mr. Khan was killed in a terrorist attack – domestic or foreign – they would have been outraged by our lack of security and lax security measures.

Can’t win for losing…

*Ahem, sorry conspiracy theorists, I will have to soon write a 9/11 conspiracy blog but we are talking about Shah Ruhk Khan one of the greatest actors in the WORLD if you are in India or Pakistan*. Two countries who can’t even share a toilet, let alone governmental policies.*

Riiiiiiiight! not everyone knows about Bollywood, but for those of us who do here in America, we were not outraged because we do not look up to him as near god.

Here in America, many of us tear down our super stars and dig into their private lives like pigs at a trough. We want to see them fail. Is that so that we can say we don’t idolize our stars like India does?

We will not be able to empathize with the Indian public and their outrage a the 30 minute detainment until we learn to hate America.

* yes conspiracy theorists, we might be getting there, but it is going to take some time.*

So pop in your newest Bollywood film or go dig up “Veer Zaara” and enjoy what irritating national security allows us to have.


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leave him alone

If he tries anything different, the powers that be will shoot him down again. There is a reason why the Dems have the majority. He is thinking of the American people and what is best for the middle class (which is a majority of the people who truly have no voice). And it is just not the president. It is many others. He didn’t write the health care bill. It was written by Ted Kennedy and some other guy. Last time someone spoke up for the people, they had him and his brother assassinated. Think about that.
It’s not the President with a bad plan, it is the corporations afraid of getting up off a little money and their ability and willingness to do WHATEVER they can to keep their status quo.
it’s not about the presidency… It is about the special interest groups. Climb out of Obama’s ass America!
I say we can’t argue this plan into the ground. Don’t get me started. Change was not meant to make everyone happy and I wasn’t meant to satisfy all. Change also was not meant to be easy. Life will never be what it was before this last financial crisis. We have forgotten how to depend and lean on one another. Our legislators and politicians need to stop thinking about their bottom line and start thinking about the single parent homes and seniors eating cat food and the fact that nothing is free, but things should be affordable. There is no love in this battle just a bunch of cock blocking and posturing. I think it is utter BS

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"I’m the secretary of State MoFo’s!!!!!!!"

I am not sure I would be happy if I had to compete with my ex husband of a president if I was the Secretary of State.

I am very proud of Hilary for making a statement defining her position in the American government. The question that was asked of her could in no way have been misinterpreted.

Peep this!
“The student’s question, according to the State Department translation, went like this: “Thank you. Mrs. Clinton, weve all heard about the Chinese contracts in this country. The interference is from the World Bank against this contract. What does Mr. Clinton think through the mouth of Mrs. Clinton and what does Mr. Mutombo think on this situation? Thank you very much.”

Son’s of bitches!!!!!

I would have been a bit peeved too, if someone – even in the Congo- thought they had to ask me my husband’s opinion on world policies.

I say you go girl to Hilary. She handled it in the best way possible. She may have tarnished her reputation a bit, but in a country where women and cattle rank about the same, who gives a flying fig newton.

*pumps fists*

You go Hil!


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More to Love

There is a tv show out there that chaps my hide…

It is a reality dating show that centers around an overweight, single man looking for love among a pool of plus-sized women.

I am not happy with this setup.

First off, the Bachelor seems like a bit of a pig (and y’all know I ain’t talking about his waist size). Just looking at him size up (yeah…. pun intended) the women as they came to meet him at the entryway of the mansion where the contestants were to stay had me thinking that he looked like a very hungry dog who just came across a tasty bit of road kill.

The difference to me seems that the slimmer women on the other shows have a whole lot more confidence (or it must be harder to find bigger women willing to be in the nation’s living rooms) than the women on this show they all seem so broken and most of them have managed to break down while talking to the date cam.

I hope they have a therapist and have learned after the Susan Boyle incident that we have to treat all contestants like they are human beings not ratings.


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Where is my beer President Obama?

Dearest President,

How is it that the two men who behaved badly and one man who perhaps said something that the public didn’t like have the opportunity to have a beer together at the White House?
Don’t get me wrong, Mr. President, but I think there are a lot more people who would love to have you as an audience with regard to things we WILL change. With your help, so many things can change sooner and not later.

Take for instance, I want to have a Boys and Girls Club opened in my neighborhood. Do I have to?
Break into my own house?
Be arrested by a white cop?
Cause a national scandal by having you say the cop was acting stupidly?
Only then would it be possible to have the opportunity to slurp suds with you at the white house to get things done?

Make mine a Guinness draught.


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and about the woman who made the call…..

The more I think about it, the more I become irritated with the whole racist issue.
Take the poor woman caller who used her words carefully. She thought before she spoke, she had a basic concern and that was that. She was labeled as a racist who folks, like the president said “acted stupidly” regarding a call they did not hear.
Then we hear the call and we sit and scratch our heads…
‘That was a damned good call’

Believe it or not, this woman was the innocent victim of profiling. We all assumed that a person who would call the police if she saw a black man would automatically assume that she would call in saying
‘A black man is breaking into the house next door. Bring out all units!’

The sky was not falling for this woman and to look more closely, you will see that she is one of the Brown people I talked about in my previous post.

Now we have the Black cop who was there supporting his peer being called an Uncle Tom because he came to the defense of officer Crowley.
Can you give this man a break?

Man, I am all worn out over the hubbub over this mess.

Where is my beer President Obama?


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Teaching moment.

I would be pissed as hell if a person decided that I should be arrested after cussed him out for giving me shit in my own house after I had just gotten back from a trip and had to break in because the damn door was jammed.
If I commit to cussing out officer Crowley because I feel that he singling me out, I should stop and think before I have to step aside for shame to get in line behind my mouth.

I had to put away my Sistah Souljah to think about this subject and speak like a human being and not an angry black woman.

I have to speak to both the left and the right on this story.

Black and Hispanic folks: Not everyone is out to get you.
Sometimes we still need to count to 10 before we open our mouths.
You feel me? Comprende?
Yes Mr. Crowley may have gone a bit too far in the questioning of Mr. Gates after the id was shown, but he was doing his job. He had to maintain public safety. A moment of reflections might have been a good idea for Mr. Gates.

He could have kept his cool and not stepped out on the porch to make a flaming ass of himself while the cop was heading out. You don’t yell at a man’s back in anger. That has got to be a golden rule somewhere on this planet

Where I come from, it is called talking shit.
Don’t start no stuff won’t be no stuff.

Everyone Else:
Protocol is prescribed for a reason and apparently the protocol of the police, when applied to the Black or Brown man is not a balanced one.
A moment of reflection might have been a good one for the police officer as well. He might have had enough time to realize, ‘if I turn around and talk back, will I be doing anyone good? Or is this just me flexing my ego?’
Flex your ego at the pub or at the basketball court when you are playing on the weekend, but don’t do it without thinking.

The more we try to defend what we think is right the more we recognize we are wrong but cannot admit that.

From now on America…

Count to flipping ten before you show your ass.


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if everyone left where they were not wanted… where would we all be?

i hear nothing good about the Uighur population in China. it frightens me that so many are unaware of their plight. discrimination in any form is wrong. look at the swimming pool in suburban Pennsylvania. that’s right Pennsylvania USA. it scares me. they Uighur people need to keep fighting for their rights. think about it…

The president made a joke about them.
we can’t get anyone to take them from Gitmo.
Michael Jackson died and the world stopped talking about the many others who died that day.
and most people can’t spell the word Uighur. hell. i can’t spell it.

but they are human beings and in need of support. the bad part is that they are a Muslim people and so many negative images and ideas of the Muslim people have been dragged through the news media and Internet, that they are immediately shunned for wanting to have a better life, better jobs, better schools. better ability to be themselves in a county of opposites.

over 180 people have been killed and it is time it stopped.

what can we do?

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