Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Economy’s growth rate surges to 4 percent in second quarter And George Zimmerman is back, again

Indubitably, this is more news Fox News would prefer to lose.

The reality of a growingly more robust USA economy, increased consumer confidence, lowest unemployment (230,000 new jobs a month) since W crashed our economy does not fit the Fox narrative.

And now this announcement:

After suffering the sharpest contraction since the recession ended, the U.S. economy rebounded this spring, growing at a solid 4 percent annual rate, according to new government data released Wednesday.

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Joakim Noah & Lebron James: Giant Steps

On-court and Off-court leaders
First things first, we would like to give mega props to Joakim Noah for stepping up to the plate and addressing Chicago's explosion of youth gun violence.

And let's not forget Lebron James, whose continued support of urban youth is vastly under-reported. The sports world is obsessed with comparing LBJ to MJ: Is he the heir apparent?