Category Archives: Current Events

Open Thread | We See Those Trying to Sabotage Stacey Abrams’s Candidacy in Georgia

Not just Ms. Abrams, but, other Black politicians running. Like clockwork, they show up right before elections, and their purpose is to depress African-American turnout. Please understand that Stacey Abrams was on their radar. They never forgave her the success … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Update with COVID

“The deaths have almost become an afterthought. We’re not really acknowledging what’s happening": While the country has mostly moved on, Covid continues to kill more than 400 Americans every day. ⁦@AlpertReyes⁩ ⁦@a1daylanan⁩ https://t.co/2groWKx8Qc — Peter Baker (@peterbakernyt) September 18, 2022 … Continue reading

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Open Thread | The Heinous Acts of Abbott and DeSantis With Regards to Migrants

There are those who believe that the actions of Abbott and DeSantis with regards to Migrants was to ‘distract’ folks from the Abortion issue, which is a loser for the GOP. And, it might be true, because when all else … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Why Is Chief Justice Whining About the ‘Legitimacy’ of the Court? Far too Late

Chief Justice John Roberts had the nerve to give an interview where he was whining about the ‘possible loss’ of the legitimacy of the Court. Oh please. That ship has said with the three illegitimate people on the Court that … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Checking in on the Russian Invasion of Ukraine

I have to admit that when this all began, I rooted for Ukraine, because I thought Putin was being heavy handed, and illogical, and just a damn demon for invading Ukraine. He had no reason other than wanting to get … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Let’s Continue Putting Forth The Case of the MSM vs. President Joe Biden

It has to be obvious after the Main Networks NOT showing President Biden’s speech about the Threat to Democracy last week. They think that we didn’t notice them covering anything and everything with regards to DOlt45, no matter how many … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Queen Elizabeth II, Dead at 96

Queen Elizabeth II has died at the age of 96. The monarch met every American President since Ike, with the exception of LBJ. She lived for 30% of the history of United States. pic.twitter.com/l2dYRgjYbV — Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) September 8, … Continue reading

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Open Thread | The Capitol City of Mississippi-Jackson- Is Without Useable Water

The Capitol City of Mississippi- Jackson – is without useable water. This is not by accident. This is by deliberate design. And, I’m going to need the Black Blue Checks, who didn’t open their muthaphuckin’ mouths about Flint, and couldn’t … Continue reading

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Weekend Open Thread – A Tribute to the G.O.A.T. – Serena Williams

I remember reading about the Williams Sisters in Sports Illustrated, when Richard Williams was being vilified for his stance about not letting his daughters play in all those Junior tournaments… Who did this Negro think he was? They made such … Continue reading

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Open Thread | President Joe Biden and Democrats Go On the Offensive for November 2022

President Joe Biden came out swinging last week against the GOP. He was ON FIRE! He called them out, and called a spade a spade. Of course, Democrats taking it to the GOP and not cowering makes the MSM come … Continue reading

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