Beto O’Rourke’s Comments on NFL Protesting Police Killings of Unarmed African-Americans

This passionate response by candidate Beto O’Rourke is an example of what citizens ought to expect. Reminiscent of Bobby Kennedy’s straightforwardness. Candidate O’Rourke’s comments came following a question from his audience, about NFL protesting by kneeling during national anthem at opening game.

Trump Attacks Sen. Warren’s Ancestry; Audience Applaud

NBC News, I have to take you seriously, only because I see no Gifs, emogi and stuff on your article. That you chose to make this about Sen. Elizabeth Warren instead of the insulting bully, Donald Trump, the most insipid person to ever occupy this nation’s highest office, says much about you. I saw the […]

Al Jazeera English: 🇺🇸 Colin Kaepernick wins Amnesty International top award | Al Jazeera English

Congratulations Colin Kaepernick, on your achievement and international recognition. You are an inspiration and will long be remembered for your sacrifice and tremendous courage. Thank you. Someday a smart child somewhere in the world might be puzzled to find the reason why African Americans, who do so much for America’s prestige and advancement, are appreciated […]

Star Buck$, an Expression, a Piñata and Police

Today it’s Starbucks’ turn for caustic opprobrium. It’s their turn to be piñata of the day, because there were more decent customers than others, in the coffeehouse, and a woman was adroit enough to use the most feared weapon in America -a cellphone. I’m not worried about the two Black men victimized. They are smart […]

After President Obama, What?

Today, I spent an inordinate amount of time reading posts on social media. Several hours reading just political commentary from my fellow citizens, not media articles, not blogs, only posts from John and Jane Doe. I made sure that I was mentally prepared for every disconcerting thing, my rule: do not post or respond. I […]