A great American politician comes to mind as I contemplate all that Senator Barack Obama has accomplished, and, I hope, will accomplish (the presidency of the United States). Her name is Barbara Jordan and she was a U.S. Congresswoman to Texas in the mid-seventies. I recently finished Jordan’s biography by Mary Beth Rogers, Barbara Jordan: … More From Jordan to Obama
Check out this video from a Hockey Mama for Obama. I love it!!!
I have heard some talk about a Barack Obama Presidency as a blessing and a curse…the ushering in of the end of black politics. On the one hand, this line of thought, celebrates the progress of an America that would elect a black man to the highest seat of power, while on the other hand, … More Words of Mass Deception
I am overwhelmed. Why? There is a wealth of information out there at my fingertips thanks to the internet. Sadly, there are not enough hours in the day to absorb it all. The problem is not so much the vast amount of information, but my desire to possess it all. This obsessive desire doesn’t end … More Drowning in Information
If I see or hear one more tv commercial for Levitra, Cialis, or Viagra, I am going to self-combust! The television is saturated with these ads showing couples over 50 in various states of foreplay while the announcer touts the virtues of one of these drugs. These spots run day in and day out. It … More Levitra, Cialis, Viagra, Oh My!
“Myesha, you gotta come up here.” Those were the words Larry said to me last night. I was in the kitchen examining my menu options for dinner. Vashti was in the basement entertaining our pups, Rock and Candi. There was a certain urgency in his voice so I said, “Here I come,” and ran upstairs … More Who is Your Neighbor?
The last couple of months have been a roller coaster ride. Between the election and the economic crisis, there is a lot of uncertainty in the air. Last year, all the talk was about the bursting of the housing bubble and the debate about whether or not America was in a recession. Now there is … More Desparate Times. Desparate Measures.