Recently I have been following Crystal Wright, Conservative Black Chick on Twitter. She is outspoken and I often disagree with her, but I must admit she does sometimes make some valid points. Read the linked story and share your thoughts.
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Charles Ramsey showed he has the ability to tell a story. His account of the rescue of Amanda Berry has garnered him instant fame, but why? Why do people find his account fascinating? Is it the way he told the story? Is the the way he looks? Is it the fact that normally he would dwell among the invisible? Who are the invisible? They are people who live in a neighborhood often urban and they rarely venture out of it. I am not pretending to know Ramsey or his schedule, but I do know people like him. Their world is small and they are rarely called upon to talk to anyone that does not look like or talk like them. When he said it was odd for a little white girl to run into a black man’s arms he was not lying. Cleveland ranks in the 10 of segregated cities. I lived in Cleveland years ago and I chose to live on the west side because it was close to where I worked and once I started working there I was told I should have chosen the east side because more people of color lived on the east side. It is just interesting to see the reaction to Ramsey. He is seen as oh so different, but on his block he is the norm. Sadly, the reporters and the cameras don’t frequent his block unless a trio of deranged kidnappers are holding 3 women and children in their home for a decade, and how often does that happen? http://www.npr.org/blogs/codeswitch/2013/05/07/181982154/are-we-laughing-with-charles-ramsey?sc=tw
By now we have all heard Charles Ramsey’s account of helping free a Cleveland woman who was held captive for 10 years. Ramsey gave a colorful account of the incident, and that account has been autotuned. Listen and share your thoughts.
Nick Cannon made a statement today regarding American Idol Feud during an appearance on The Talk. He said that American Idol will be a footnote on Mariah Carey’s musical resume. Throughout the season she has been in a feud with her co-host the brash Nicki Minaj. The feud has often spilled over from the show into Twitter and other media outlets. It does seem that Carey’s talent would be better served in another venue. This show took a serious turn for the worse when Simon Cowell left and this season viewers are tuning out.
Fox News Andrea Tantaros takes a shot at Malia Obama…there is nothing like a grown woman attacking a child
Below you will find what Fox News analyst, Andrea Tantaros, had to say about the President’s daughter, Malia. whatever happened to simply discussing politics. when did it take this turn toward the personal. I know the answer it happened in January 2009.
TANTAROS: I mean look, if the president is going to talk about his daughters, typically I would not talk about the daughters, unless, of course, they go to the Bahamas on spring break and we have to pay for it and I think it’s wrong, which I do. But they’re not grown women. So I’m just wondering, at 15 years old, is the Obama daughter, Malia, going to go on birth control? Are they gonna put her on birth control? Because he’s very concerned with the contraceptives and pharmaceuticals that are going in the mouths of everybody else’s 15-year old daughter.
But it’s definitely collectivism, right? “It takes a village.” Do you hear it, everybody? “It takes a village to raise your kids.” President Obama is now the parent-in-chief. Kathleen Sebelius is raising your kids. Joe Biden is raising your kids. Oh not even, it doesn’t stop there. It’s not kids. They consider 15-year olds to be women. They want to tell grown women what to do. They know how grown women feel. They have no idea how women feel. They should stop talking about it, because they have no clue.
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Please explain to me why a track team member would be disqualified for gesturing toward heaven? Aren’t we still a Christian nation? This is a rhetorical question. We used to wear that title proudly, but we have put it in the closet. Maybe one day it will come out of the closet and then we will celebrate.
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Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is mute on the court but he really does have a lot to say. Watch the clip and share your thoughts.
Reese Witherspoon was arrested a few weeks ago when the police pulled her husband over for a DUI. She is seen and heard on the tape being very disrespctful to the police officer. She even goes as far as to ask the police officer if he knows who she is. I’m sure he did becase if “Kiera” had acted like Reese she would have been crying “don’t tase me man.” What has been funny is to hear other celebrities commenting on her arrest. So many of them have xpressed such dismay at Witherspoon’s reaction, but one has to say how would they have reacted? We put celebrities and athletes on a pedastal and they feel entitled to the best, and they do not think they should be punished for even the most bizarre behavior. Look at Lindsey Lohan. She is the woman of a thousand second chances. They feel entitled because they are spoiled and given so much and we are part of the problem. So it should not surprise anyone to hear Witherspoon play the do you know who I am card.
About a year ago JC Penney got real brand new. They were on a hunt for a younger, hipper customer and they didn’t seem to mind shedding the old customers in search of the new, but a funny thing happened. They did not get the new and they lost the loyal old customers. So they dropped their new name simply JCP and now they are going back to their longer traditional moniker, but will the old customers come back. Is this apology enough?