Author Archives: rikyrah

The First Family Enjoys Christmas in Washington

Hat tip-The Obama Diary Our First Family is just so wonderful. Let the haters suck it. Our First Family is just dazzling!  

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White House XMas Tree Lighting

Hat tip – The Obama Diary Lighting the White House Christmas Tree. I love Christmas around the White House, no matter who is President, but I have especially enjoyed the Obama years.    

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Ferguson: No more votes for Claire McCaskill and Jay Nixon

It’s been hard for me to gather my thoughts. But, our newest Ferguson post was old and getting full of replies. It’s hard because it’s difficult to put into words the level of rage that I feel. I keep on … Continue reading

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Sunday Open Thread

Good Morning. I hope you’re enjoying this weekend with family and friends. Some Gospel with Whitney Houston.  

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Saturday Open Thread

Good Morning. I hope you’re enjoying this weekend with family and friends. Published on Nov 21, 2014 This week, the President visited Burma for the second time in his presidency, attended the G20 Summit in Australia, worked to expand access … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread: Whitney Houston Week

Her voice is so missed. 1995–97: Waiting to Exhale, The Preacher’s Wife, and Cinderella In 1995, Houston starred alongside Angela Bassett, Loretta Devine, and Lela Rochon in her second film, Waiting to Exhale, a motion picture about four African-American women … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread: Whitney Houston Week

I hope you’re enjoying this week with Whitney. 1992–94: Marriage to Bobby Brown and The Bodyguard Throughout the 1980s, Houston was romantically linked to American football star Randall Cunningham and actor Eddie Murphy, whom she dated.[96] She then met R&B … Continue reading

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