Friday, February 21, 2014

Sage advise from Frederick Douglass

Parenthood: The most important job you will ever have.

50 years since “The Ballot or the Bullet” speech by Malcolm X

Editor's Note: This is a reprinted article written by Dr. Ron Daniels for the Pittsburgh Courier.

February 21st marks the 49th anniversary of the assassination of El Hajj Malik El Shabazz, Omawale, “our Black Shining Prince,” Malcolm X.

This year is also fifty years since Malcolm delivered The Ballot or the Bullet speech. Brother Malcolm made numerous speeches, and it is hard to imagine one that was not inspirational, informational and powerful.

Thursday, February 20, 2014

VW workers in Tennessee vote against having union representation

Once again our unenlightened kinfolk below the Mason-Dixon line have voted against their best on:

In a stunning defeat that could accelerate the decades-long decline of the United Auto Workers, employees voted against union representation at Volkswagen’s plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, which had been regarded as organised labour’s best chance of expanding in the US south.

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Ted Nugent: "Obama is a sub-human mongrel"

GOP rising star: Ted Nugent
Since the beginning of the Obama presidency, the extreme right --aka mainstream Republicans -- have loudly complained that their intense opposition to all things Obama (even legislation in their economic best interest) is wrongly labeled racist.

They claimed that their rancor and vitriol represented passionate patriotism for the American way, free market and Second Amendment rights that Obama threatened to take away.

Remember the chant: "Obama wants your gun"