Friday, March 27, 2015

Cruz control: The Tea Party's main man of contradictions

It's not what I do, it's what I say!
Wannabe POTUS, Ted Wacko Bird Cruz is definitely a larger than life example of the contradictions, hypocrisy and convoluted logic of the Tea Party.

For Starters...

The TP folks, with the help of Fox news, created the birther movement -- challenging the citizenship of our supposedly Kenyan born President Obama and by extension de-legitimizing his presidency -- are now the same "Cruz for President" enthusiastic supporters.

Problem is...

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Mansa Musa: The Golden Days of West Africa

Here are two more excellent, informative videos on the civilizations of Western Africa during the middle-ages.

Both videos provide a more accurate depiction of Sub-Sahara Africa than most of us learned in our World history classes in public schools.

We truly live in an emerging Golden Age for Africa -- 7 out of 10 of the world's fastest growing economies are in the Motherland -- as such even African history has seen a rise in new scholarship.

This new scholarship -- new for western scholars as authors like Chancellor Williams, Ivan Van Sertima, John Henrik Clarke  taught this history for decades -- is effectively dispelling lies, myths and distortions; hence, they are enlightening the world about Africa's glorious past.