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I Want To Support Newt Gingrich BUT…..He Has a Glass Jaw

February 1st, 2012 | By

I really hate to start a blog with a qualification but today I think it’s necessary.  I wanted Sarah Palin to be our next President.  I even told her I would dedicate an entire year to making that dream a reality.  Alas, she declined to run and we are left with Romney, Gingrich, Santorum, and Paul.  What is a newly activated conservative to do?

Most people call Ron Paul a nut job and I have to admit I’ve joined in the banter of laughing at his expense.  But one thing can be said about Ron Paul that no other candidate in the race can claim; you know where he stands on every issue.  Welfare reform, massive spending, excessive debt, etc.; he always brings it back to a loss of liberty and the Constitution.  It’s starting to make more sense than I would like to admit. Plus his message of the disparagement of arrest and imprisonment of minorities in our judicial system attracts a lot of blacks into at least listening to his message.

A lot of people call Rick Santorum the true Conservative with nothing to be ashamed of in his past.  Cool but he also has nothing that inspires me about the future.  If I wanted a Sunday school teacher or at-risk counselor, then I would definitely call Rick Santorum.  But what really pissed me off about Santorum is when he went on the attack about the lack of social awareness in the black community with the issue of abortion, two parent homes, and government dependency (which had me looking at him in a totally different and optimistic light), he shrunk down and apologized to the race baiters like what he said was wrong.

Mitt Romney is the inevitable candidate.  The most electable candidate.  Following in the Republican tradition, since he lost in the primaries last election and Mike Huckabee decided not to run; all the in house Republicans threw their support his way.  I say “in-house” Republicans because the term establishment really means nothing to me.  Outside of Romneycare, his once pro-abortion stance, his 2nd amendment pitfalls, and the attacks that will surely come from the Mormon view of blacks; Romney’s main downfall with me is his lack conservative principles.  During the debate over his finances (which I’m glad he made millions in the free market system), Romney stated he turned his investments over to a blind trust 10 years ago to avoid any conflict of interest while running for President; then I hear he changed his position on abortion, 2nd amendment, etc three years later.  I can do the math, you are telling the people what they want to hear, not what’s really in you heart.  We don’t believe you.

Which leaves me with Newt Gingrich.  Where to start?  The ethics violations brought about by Democrats to diminish the face of a newly elected Republican majority in Congress.  All but one charge was dropped and Gingrich was found not guilty on the last charge once he was out of office.  Gingrich was voted out of power by his fellow Republicans after four years of a (current corrupt political accounting) balanced budget, $405 Billion in debt reduction, and major Welfare Reform.  I’ve listened to his fellow Republicans reasoning for the ouster but have paid more attention to what they did once they got the majority and the White House.  Let’s just say we haven’t seen a balanced budget, debt reduction, or any major reform since; not to mention the deficit started under a Republican administration and being administered steroids under the Democrats.  Last but not least, the multiple marriages and infidelity.  I never criticized Bill Clinton for his infidelity, not because it wasn’t important but because I’ve run the table on sin in my lifetime.  I truly believe in not throwing stones when you live in a glass house; plus Gingrich has said he’s repented and if it’s a lie then God will punish him worse than my judgement ever could.

But there are things that inspire me when it comes to Newt.  “We must build strong local governments so once we start shrinking the Federal Government, local communities are able to handle the added responsibility.”  That has been a main platform of my argument everywhere I speak.  Many average citizens believe they have no real control over the government and unless we begin to bring them into the process and allow them to shoulder the burden of creating the America they want to leave to their children, the Big Government Liberals will continue to have an iron fist on Urban areas with victimization and race as their ammunition.  And while Newt is catching a lot of flack over his comments about a moon colony, my seven year old daughter (who is in love with everything pink and fashion related, puke) watched his speech with me and afterwards told me she wanted to be an astronaut because she thought it would be cool to visit and maybe live on the moon.  Her comments made me pause and realize the power of really dreaming big.  What really inspires me the most, by far, is his unwillingness to cave when called out on racial arguments.  Gingrich called Obama the Food Stamp President.  The left called Gingrich a racist.  Gingrich is still calling Obama the Food Stamp President and backed it up with an offer to debate Al Sharpton on the issue.  He is unafraid to match rhetoric with principles and results.

Let me pause for a moment to answer a question I know is coming from my fellow conservatives.  Why does it have to be about race?  Why do you keep talking about the black community when we have to save all of America?  Let me be as plain as I possibly can.  Everyone of us has one vote and with that one vote we are to do what is best for us individually, what is best for our families, and what is best for our communities.  That is how we do what is best for our country.  Now you should understand why I’m beginning to see Ron Paul’s point of view.  I am black, my family is black, and I live in a black community.  I can not ignore my reality.  If I am to campaign for a Presidential candidate in my community, I have to start with the issues that matter to the people that live in my community.  It greatly helps my cause when the candidate has the backing of Tomas Sowell, J C Watts, Herman Cain, and most blacks in my inner circle and my social networking list.  I am constantly called upon to do minority outreach but often preached to for talking about issues highly prevalent in the black community.  You are already an open conservative, I don’t need to convince you.  Please back off and let me do what God has put me here to accomplish.

With that being said, I don’t feel I would have to coach Newt on what to say and what not to say.  He says he is willing to take his message of Food Stamps vs Paychecks, Dependency vs Independence, and Freedom vs Government Bureaucracy to every ethnicity in every community and trust the people to choose their children’s future over Big Government.  And I would love to see such spreading of Conservative Principles and fearless delivery take place.  It would be nice to have a candidate who hasn’t forgotten or written off the black community.  Am I wrong in wanting as much attention paid to the black community as is paid to the Latino community?

Now here comes the BUT….

Newt Gingrich has a GLASS JAW.  Let me explain for the Hip Hop challenged. This is the guy that is willing to start a fight but when the fight is brought to him, he gets flustered or fearful.  It’s the guy who is willing to throw a punch but his jaw doesn’t absorb one without shattering into a million pieces.  That’s Newt Gingrich.  In the beginning, when all his staffers walked out, Gingrich stated he would continue to run and he would run a positive campaign befitting this great nation. Round 1 in Iowa, Gingrich took a pounding.  Romney attacked from a distance, with the help from his Pacs to keep his hands clean, and Newt stayed positive.  This was the first sign of a Glass Jaw, the desire not to fight.  Round 2, Newt basically wrote off NH.  This is the second sign of a Glass Jaw, refusing to fight on someone else’s home turf.  Round 3, South Carolina and Newt regained his swagger and confidence.  In front of the home crowd, so to speak, the man with the glass jaw isn’t afraid to fight.  He feeds off the crowd blowing his head up and this is when he strikes.  He doesn’t fight from a distance, no he gets up close and personal with direct attacks on his opponent.  He wins and marches on with an over inflated ego.  Round 4, Florida and he should expect to get hit back but his ego doesn’t allow him to plan for the inevitable.  So when he is hit with a two piece combo of $17 million worth of negative ads and a poor debate performance his jaw shatters and he starts complaining about it not being fair and everybody’s picking on me. 

What did you expect?  The media would suddenly get on your side?  Romney not to spend his war chest to bring you down?  The “in-house” Republicans who love spending tax payer money on Big Government solutions (as long as it’s their Big Government solutions) to suddenly want reform and real change?  Conservatives, who want a fighter, to back a candidate that can be so easily thrown off his game? Or did you think the Reagan Conservative trademark would insulate you from all attacks?

We can’t have another 4 years of Obama in the White House.  This is the deciding election of our lifetime.  We can’t run Obama-lite and expect to win.  But we also can’t run a candidate that will shatter under the weight of Obama’s political machine.  Mitt Romney’s primary attacks will be a school yard fight compared to the heavy weight brawl of the actual election.  I don’t see a Glass Jaw withstanding the attack of the Liberal onslaught.  If the Newt Gingrinch of Florida’s Lincoln Day dinner speech and Florida concession speech can show up in Nevada, then I will throw my support behind Newt Gingrich.  If he continues to show his jaw is fragile, I will vote my conscience on election day but I refuse to campaign or support the “in-house” Republicans and their pick for President.

P.S.  The fifth and final sign of a Glass Jaw is also the definition of insanity; continuing to do the same thing and expecting different results.

Newt Gingrich & The I-N-D-E-P-E-N-D-E-N-T Woman

December 6th, 2011 | By

It’s time to take a look at Newt.  First, a few admissions.  During the ’90’s I wasn’t paying attention to the White House, the House of Representatives, or anything else politically orientated.  I don’t know Newts’ tactics as Speaker of the House or how he wielded and controlled the power he held.  To make it even worse, I’m going to use the words of the left to justify my points. 

Sorry Newt, I don’t know how this will end but here goes.

Whenever the left needs to justify their massive policy failures, they always like to point back to the days of Clinton.  Bill Clinton left us with a balanced budget, a government surplus (which is a lie because we were still in massive debt), and a revamped and reformed welfare system.  In there finger pointing they forget one important fact, The President can’t pass a budget or set reform law.  He can only sign or veto the bills brought to his desk.  I’m just a Bill, a friendly reminder of how the process works.

So when those Senators and Representatives were arguing about welfare reform, Newt Gingrich was there.  And when Bill Clinton vetoed the first bill, Newt Gingrich was still there pushing and forcing his hand, (Boehner could learn from History).  And when Clinton vetoed the second welfare reform bill, Newt Gingrich held firm until a third bill was finally signed into law.   Clinton is to be afforded some kudos in this process.  He meet with the Republican controlled Congress.  He worked with Newt in the House and Trent Lott in the Senate.  But if it weren’t an election year, Bill Clinton would’ve never signed welfare reform. 

With all that being said, let’s jump to the I-N-D-E-P-E-D-E-N-T woman.  She has her own house, her own car, two jobs, work hard…..She a bad broad.  This sentiment is new to our culture.  Let me explain.  Before 2000, black women were still looked at as victims.  Remember most welfare programs were targeted towards young single women with children.  The Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Act also targeted these women.  It put restrictions on length of welfare assistance and required some form of employment to recieve benefits. 

Star Parker is a great example of this time period.  And in her book  Uncle Sam’s Plantation, you can read all about her story.

Most women on welfare were forced to go home and get jobs or go back to school.  It was no longer fun to be on welfare.  A decade later, you have the independent woman movement.  Women who not only refuse to wait for a man but also refuse to wait for the government.  These woman have households on their back, children to mold,  and undying spirit to do what HAS to be done.   They don’t care about politics or policies and they could give a damn about Newt Gingrich or Bill Clinton but in my opinion that was the beauty of Newt’s plan.

He removed the option of government assistance from the lives of women who were brought up under its influence.  He removed himself, bureaucrats, and dangling carrots from the lives of poor woman and those women pulled themselves up by the bootstraps.  They didn’t do it because of Newt.  These women didn’t take personal responsibility because government demanded them.  They were pushed into a corner and they did what most Americans do best, Found A Way To Conquer. 

In my personal circle, no one over thirty five is on or would accept welfare.  It’s something about the time period that molded these women that I look up to.   I see how tired they are while still claiming they want to go the club.  I see how scared they are no matter how hard they try to raise their children right, the world has more influence.  I see how stubborn they are to admit every once in a while they need help because their independence means everything to them.  And it’s not just financial independence.  It’s the mental independence to say I don’t care who’s in office, I’m going to do what HAS to be done to take care of me and mine.

Would this attitude exist if Newt Gingrich hadn’t pushed welfare reform?  Your guess is as good as mine.  But he did push welfare reform and he did fight to have it passed.  Whether you would grant him credit or not, his reasoning has come to fruition.  The modern I-N-D-E-P-E-N-D-E-N-T woman is proof.

The Cosby Show Revisited: Do You Remember Social Justice?

June 11th, 2011 | By

Hate is a strong word.  I really try not to hate anyone but I think it’s okay to hate an idea, a notion, or a concept.  Because what we are going to cover in this article fills me with utter disgust.  I’m a news junkie and lately, a lot of analyst have been comparing Muslim shows and Gay shows to the Cosby show.  See, the Cosby show was slated as a look inside the black family.  It was supposed to introduce Blacks in a new light to the rest of America and the World.  And it did.  I’ve seen every episode multiple times.

If you listen to Hip-Hop though, you keep hearing a common theme.  I didn’t grow up like the Huxtables.  Does this mean you didn’t have a mom that was a lawyer and dad that was a doctor?  Is the money the issue? Or, is it the family unit; Mom, Dad, Grandma, Grandpa, Big Sis and Husband?  Here’s the slick part, those are the things you remember.  But, do you remember this?


How many of us remember this episode?  Like I said, I’m a huge fan of The Cosby Show, so it instantly came to my mind when I first heard the words Social Justice.  How can Social Justice be wrong?  When the Bill Cosby “Dirty Laundry” comment came out, I was dragged back to this episode.  How can the man that represented what Social Justice meant to me, now turn around and call my generation, and those after us, “Dirty Laundry”?

See, Hip-Hop is right.  We aren’t like the Huxtables because we didn’t go to Hillman.  S/O Kanye West.   In the video, Dr. Zachariah Haynes says, “if a Hillman Grad,” comes give them assistance.  If they ask for a job, don’t send them to GOVERNMENT,  go get them yourself.  Feed them a good meal and let them know they are not alone.  If this is the actions of those that believe in Social Justice, then why do those same people push more and more GOVERNMENT ASSISTANCE.  Oh, that’s right, the help is for those connected to the system, not the average black person.

They don’t mind making you feel all alone and helpless.  They don’t care if  you have to catch the bus downtown to the Social Services building and wait in line to be assigned your ration of food credits.  They don’t care if the black unemployment of those between the age of 17-40 is 29%, triple the national average.  No, none of those things matter because you didn’t go to Hillman, or Harvard, or Yale, or Tuskegee.  You received a hard knock education and therefore, you are dirty laundry.

To add insult to injury, they so intermingle Conservative Principles with Liberal Lies, that you can’t tell one from the other.  You need an example, OK.  Progressives/Liberals, those that believe in Social Justice, tell you to hate the rich.  They have money and they don’t want you to have any.  Yet, they say give someone a job.  Well, have you ever seen a poor person give another poor person a job?  S/O Glenn Beck.  So, isn’t that like telling you to bite the hand that feeds you?  Except if it the Democratic Party, of course.

But the best example is The Huxtable Family Unit.  Even without money, if they had the same cohesion, their kids would still be raised successfully because they had all they needed.  They learned about History from those that were there, consequences for their actions were enforced, and love and understanding always ended the show.  The very idea of Social Justice destroys this premise because it destroys the family. 

Parents are no longer judge and executor, now the public has a say.  If you teach your child to praise God openly, you better prepare to send them to a private school because the public school will dictate when and where prayer is acceptable.  You can’t tell a child, “You live under my roof, so you will follow my rules,” because the courts now say you have to give them 90 days to leave the house that you own.   You can try to teach a child consequences for their actions but as soon as they leave the house, the general population will tell them it’s the police, the man, or the system. 

 And if you keep them inside, turn off the TV and the Computer because shows like Cosby will teach them Social Justice.  They will show the results of Conservative Principles but will label them under Liberal Lies.  That’s why the good Dr. didn’t explain what he meant by Social Justice. He just let your mind assume it meant reaching your highest potential and then helping those in need.  That’s what us Conservatives believe.  The Liberal/Progressives, those that push Social Justice, believe in waiting on the Government to do it.  You know, sending you on public transportation.

If you didn’t believe before that they have been trying to indoctrinate you, I dare you take a look back at The Cosby Show; the Liberal success story after they filled the 70’s  with Jive Turkey.  Where are the food stamps, the public housing, or any form of Government assistance?  Did the first lady tell Cliff what to Eat or did Claire keep him in check?  Did any adult on that show tell the children “NOT” to listen to their parents and their advice?  Get Real.  It was a truly Conservative show that will forever be linked to an insanely Liberal idea.  Real Social Justice will come when we can separate the two.

“Undefeated”: Why I Refuse To Defend Sarah Palin…

June 9th, 2011 | By

sarahA couple of months ago Stephen Bannon, the director of “Fire from the Heartland”, called and said, “I’m working on a top secret film and I want you in it.”  “I’m there.”  Two weeks ago, I got to see the rough cut of that film, Sarah Palin “Undefeated”.  It’s a cerebral look at Who and What is Sarah Palin.  From the Valdez oil spill, to the Wasilla Mayor’s office, to the state oil industry, and through an incumbent Republican towards the Governorship; Palin’s record speaks for itself.  And I am honored to be apart of the film.

But, I will not defend Sarah Palin.  Since announcing my really insignificant role in an amazing story, I’ve been asked to defend Palin against Romney, Paul, Bauchman, and Cain.  I’ve been asked to explain why I would vote for a moron.  I’ve been told I’m pulling for a quitter.  I’ve been threatened with, “You’ve only going to give us four more years of Obama.”  (And yes, I consider that a threat.)  And I ignore them all.  I do not and will not judge ANY candidate on what the media says, what the Republican establishment says, or random people across the Social Networking world chime in.

It’s really very simple.  It’s WHWD.  What would He, the Hood, Hip-Hop, and History would do.

I will DEFEND Capitalism. (Hip-Hop)  The one trait I love about Sarah Palin is the one no one talks about.  Her main promise, above everything else, is to get the hell out of my life.  I would love a President who didn’t believe it was their job to create jobs.  A president who isn’t scared to let the free market work because SHE believes in Free Markets. And isn’t afraid to spend her time taking on the Corruption in Washington, instead of burdening the American People with more regulations.  A President who doesn’t believe in punishing the rich, but creating a level playing field where every American, connected or not, can obtain and build wealth.

I will DEFEND Faith.  (He)  Are we a Christian nation?  Were we endowed by our Creator with certain inalienable rights?  Are we an exceptional country where a boy born in Hawaii with Bi-Racial parents can become President or a girl from Alaska who grew up fishing and hunting could change the face of the Republican Party?  I don’t see the faith in waiting your turn or playing the political game that requires you to watch your state burn to keep your position.  Faith comes in moments of darkness, where you stand alone, and make decisions that require sacrifice.  Whether it’s in a hotel room out of state with the knowledge your child will be born Special Needs or it’s in front of cameras designed to record your downfall, can you put your heart above what other’s say is best.  That’s Faith.

I will DEFEND our Constitution.  (History)  We are a nation of laws.  Those laws are set in place by the greatest document ever written; which brings us back to getting out of my life.  I don’t want a President who can’t shoot a gun because, more than likely, they won’t have a problem with taking away my guns.  I want a President that understands States Rights, like when it comes to lack of an Energy Policy.  A President that has sent HER son off to war and understands the Constitution is in constant need of defense.  A President that sees her interference in my life through the Patriot Act is a violation of my Civil Liberties.  (Can we say 4th amendment?)

I will DEFEND Freedom.  (Hood)  I will defend my right to have a Reagan like Revolution during my lifetime.  I am craving a President that actually puts the responsibility of Government back into the hands of the People.  In my community, this is the only strategy that will work to bring about any real change.  And I refuse to engage anyone who says the People are too STUPID, UNSOPHISTICATED, or POLITICALLY IGNORANT to govern themselves, so only this politician can fix it. This nation wasn’t built on POLITICIANS, it was built on the STUPID, UNSOPHISTICATED, and POLITICALLY IGNORANT AMERICANS who believed that through their creator all thing were possible.  Or with the CONSTITUTION as there guide AMERICA would always be the land of the FREE.  Or if I just work hard enough, I can go from rags to riches.

Sarah Palin represents these things and that’s why I will not defend HER.  She is a grown woman who, on more than one occasion, has proven she can defend herself.  And with the pillars she represents, she doesn’t need defenders;  SHE NEEDS LEADERS TO STAND BESIDE HER.  As Andrew Breitbart pointed out in “Undefeated”, the Republican Establishment men won’t defend her.  As evident by numerous chances, the women’s groups won’t defend her.  The general public accepts the lies, so they won’t defend her.  Yet, she still manages to come out swinging and having more of an impact than her haters can handle.  So, I’ll do my part and DEFEND those things that matter most to me.  And if that means I see Sarah in November 2012, I’ll smile knowing I didn’t fight for a person, I fought for an idea.

A Boy Amongst Men

February 3rd, 2011 | By

I’m not an expert on Egypt. I’m starting to expand my knowledge of Islam but I am no expert on that subject either.  So, when I’m faced with a deficit of expertise and the pundits that appear on TV all have an agenda of their own, I’m forced to turn to the one thing I do know, Gangsta Movies.  If I can fit each person, or side, of a conflict into their appropriate places in Scarface, Casino, or Godfather, I can pretty much figure out how the story will end.

First there’s the Head of the Organization, or the Don; which in this case would be America.  Then there are the heads of all the families in the Organization; which in this case would be Egypt and Mubarak would be the head of the Egyptian Family.  Keep in mind that there are other families that rely on the loyalty and “mutual respect” from The Don.  There are also factions outside the Organization that would love to see the The Don fall and quickly take his place, but that’s what makes the “mutual respect” so important.  As long as The Don is even handed and allows the Men to be Men and handle their own affairs, they would support him whenever the need arises.  But when The Don starts to show favor, a lack of courage, or a waiving loyalty, the Organization is vulnerable to internal threats.

The Don sees the people start to rise up against the the head of the family and he is faced with a decision.  Now if he is blindly loyal to the head of the family, then he will show favor and there will be problems.  If he is totally against the head of the family, then he nods at his main man and the head of the family mysteriously disappears.  If he believes there is a compromise to be had, he forces both sides to come to the table and a compromise is made.  Each side walking away a little mad but knowing the Don’s word is Law.  But never is there a scenario where The Don publicly comes out and tells a head of family you must go, especially if The Don doesn’t have the stomach to fight.

Why?  Because this is a game of Men.  My meaning is not to lower the seriousness, more an attempt to let common sense rule over heart strings.  As an American, I would love to see freedom spread all over the world.  I know that Free Countries don’t go to war with each other.  Lately, I’ve had to become a realist.  The law of man and man’s behavior doesn’t change because the Liberals or Conservatives are in power.  It’s my main argument against Social Justice or Central Planning.  Men will be Men and no law or regulation is going to stop it.

Now, The Don has publicly come out against the head of a family and told him he needs to go.  He doesn’t have his troops waiting in the wing, he doesn’t have a counter-operative in the family to take over and satisfy both sides, nor does he take away all resources provided by the Organization.  What do you think happens next?  How do you tell a MAN, whether you like him or not, who has run a Country under total dictatorship for 30 years to “Go Now”?  How do you, a two year President, tell a MAN that has done the bidding of the United States of America for 30 years to “Go Now”?  And more importantly, how do you tell him to go when he knows you don’t have the spine to fight to him. 

This is a why a TRUE DON would’ve had Mubarak out on the second or third day of protest and left the country under Military Control.  A True Don, especially one that made it a point to visit Cairo and placate the Muslim population on his first trip abroad, would’ve had allies in place because he would’ve known that you don’t become a dictator without playing by a set of explicit rules.  He would know that to MEN their pride is way more valuable than any amount of money or political favor.  So, the head of the family strikes back and what we get is pictures of the Government of Egypt shooting gas canisters that bare our name into the crowd of angry citizens.  Now, Mubarak’s failure as a head has turned into a major problem in The Don’s Organization. 

All our allies who depended on our loyalty and “mutual respect” are now waiting for the moment when The Don tells them, to paraphase an Obama Czar, it’s time for you to step down to give others an opportunity at power.  They know if it ever comes down to a fight, The Don will not have their backs nor will he be the mediator that calms the storm.  It also leaves The Don’s family open and vulnerable because made-men are no longer respected or protected and the factions who have been waiting in the wing are Men and will take full advantage of the situation. To the head of family, who has seen his image hung from the Main Square, it’s no longer about the outcome;  now it’s, you will respect me.  The factions are now offering the loyalty The Don and head of the family lacked and the Organization begins the fight for it’s very survival.

But I’m no expert, I could be wrong.

The Dream Act of Black Irrelevancy

January 24th, 2011 | By

On election night 2010, Harry Reid’s re-election to the Senate put the final nail in the coffin of the Black relevance.  I didn’t understand, at the time, the impact that one race held for black communities all around the United States of America.  Blacks in Nevada didn’t show up for Harry Reid but the Hispanics did.  In the end, the majority leader in the Senate got 70% of a ever growing electorate.

Why does this matter to the black community?  We once again proved we can’t be trusted to show up,  even with Barack Obama as our President.  We can sing my Presidents’ Black and all those dumb songs but when it’s time to put up or shut up, we can’t be found.  Is it any wonder Senator Harry Reid is going full speed ahead with the Dream Act, a stealth form of Amnesty?   As Obama said, “reward your friends and punish your enemies”.

This concept was reinforced  when I attended the Republican Party of Virginia’s Advance.  The rank and file Republicans showed up and were seated on time.  The minority leadership, on the other hand, thought it was more important chit chat with the powers that be.  When we finally did get started, thirty minutes late and minus a moderator, I learned a lesson of how blacks are viewed by other minorities.  The Hispanic population in Virginia has grown by 18% in the last ten years, the Vietnamese population has grown by 18%, and the Black population by 1.2%.  As it stands, blacks in Virginia are now the third minority group, after Whites and Hispanics.  They made sure to point this out numerous times during the presentation, basically telling all the people in the crowd who were asking how to reach the black community, “why bother?”.

On our side  was me and an older black gentleman, who spent the entire time telling everyone in the room how long he’s been a Republican.  As I sat in frustration and anger, staring at the ceiling to prevent myself from saying something I shouldn’t, I remembered an experience I had over the summer.  I walked into a convenience store and there was a conversation between the two black employees.   One woman said, “times are hard and they won’t give us any help.”  The other woman replied, “you have to be a foreigner to get anything these days.”  I looked at the panel, of which I was the only born American, and thought “look what we’ve done to ourselves”.

Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, the forefathers of Communism/Socialism/Progressivism, believed some groups didn’t belong in a socialized society.  “Racial trash” is the name they gave to the groups who hadn’t even evolved into a capitalist state yet.  Every ethnicity in America has built it’s own network, except the black community.  I’ll say it again, if you want to find Communism/Socialism/Progressivism, then look to the black community.  Our blood, sweat and tears have stained every aspect of this country, but other than incomplete history books, we have nothing to show for it.   No local businesses, large property ownership, or successful communities to use as a model.  Every Black neighborhood is invaded by Democrats and left to falter into “traps”.  Either we have no interest in voting, have felonies and can’t vote, or vote blindly for the Democratic Party.

The irony lies in the Dream Act.  We have so dwindled our numbers with Abortion and Incarceration, we don’t realize the American Dream is being handed to someone else.  Here’s the rub, I don’t blame the Illegal Aliens for coming to America.  America is the greatest country on planet Earth and if I lived in Mexico, I would try to cross the boarder as well.  With that being said, I was born in America and my loyalty lies with what’s best for this country.  I’m also aware that many Mexican-Americans believe the best thing for this country is to forgo the Black Vote and legalize as many Illegal Aliens as possible.  You can see it’s beginning with Illegal Aliens being counted in the Census.  They can’t vote but their numbers can be used to select representation.  You can see the Democratic push in Al Sharpton spending the entire summer lobbying the Country for “Brown People”.  What about the Black people who have been supporting you for years and have a 18% unemployment rate.  Do you think the two could be problems of the same coin? More unskilled illegals, less unskilled jobs for those in the Black Community that need a hand up, not a hand out.

While we’re busy worrying if the Tea Party is racist, the real racial impact is coming from those that will legislate the Black Community into irrelevancy, yet again.  They push Abortion,  they push more regulation which leads to more laws and reasons to lock you up, and they push Amnesty which replaces our numbers with a fresh new stock of people.    And the Black Elite stand beside them as Champions of the little man.  When will we wake up and realize the Dream Act is a nightmare for Black America?

David Bartholomew: The Absolute Definition of Insanity

October 19th, 2010 | By

I’m getting so tired.  I mean, it’s to the point, I think I’m talking to myself.

I made a promise to myself when I decided to become the President of the Frederick Douglass Foundation of Virginia.  I promised I would Be Revolutionary Not Reactionary.  Lately, I’ve found I’m surrounded by people who just don’t get it.

The Joke


I went down this morning to sign up my Dog for welfare.

At first the lady said, “Dogs are not eligible to draw welfare”.

So I explained to her that my Dog is black, unemployed, lazy, can’t speak English and has no frigging clue who his Daddy is.

So she looked in her policy book to see what it takes to qualify…

My Dog gets his first check Friday.

Is this a great country or what?


How did you respond?  Did you laugh?  Did you look for the dose of reality in the joke that makes it funny?  Or did you follow the Sharpton/Jackson template and say “Off With His Head”?  Did you react to the stupidity of one man, who rightfully resigned, instead of focusing on the Revolutionary thought of using this as one of those “Teachable Moments”?

First of all say, Sad but True.  Black Unemployment is double the National Average.  How many jobs did Bartholomew’s resignation create?  One for the person that will take his position.  And that person will answer to the same network, make deals with the same circles, and probably show the same disrespect for the black community.  Why?  Because we don’t show up.

Now, some of my black conservatives should know what I mean by not showing up but I digress.   What I really mean is, we haven’t captured the hearts of OUR communities, so why should the GOP care?  Elections take money and we aren’t donating.  Why should they care?  Candidates get elected by having a majority of the votes.  How many new black voters have you brought to the GOP?

Why do we act like Liberals when it comes to situations like these?   Why do we get in a huff and puff mode of condemning someone, for something I’m sure we’ve all done, instead of pointing out that some of them are lazy.  Yet, a huge majority are hard-working and given the opportunity would become huge assets to any company.  How many men were inspired by Bartholomew’s resignation?

Why don’t we question why they can’t speak English?  Why can’t we say, the Democrats who control the school boards have more to do with making this joke funny than any other entity in this state.   We spend billions of dollars on Education and our kids are still failing to learn the basic essentials like reading, writing, or filling out a job applications.  How many kids will graduate High School since Bartholomew resigned?

Don’t we all complain that one of the major issues in the black community is the lack of a two parent home?  Why shouldn’t we use this moment to point out that the underlying principle of  this joke is, Democrats and their I care so much attitude, basically pushing us down to the point of dogs.  They created the cycle of poverty and deprivation but instead of focusing our attention on them, we focus on those we feel are closet to us.

That’s a shame.  The people in our Communities should be the ones closest to us.  They should be the ones WE tell this joke to and say, see what they’ve made you into.  A Republican might have forwarded the email but Democrats, through their policy, have made it a reality.  Which is worse?

We claim to be against black leaders who use the race card.    Yet, all we do is release a message when a White Person does something racist.  Well, I believe the most racist act is standing by when death is busy in OUR neighborhoods.  It’s not coming from an email.  It’s coming from a community shaped by Democratic policy.  When will we start making that case?

If It Talks Like a Bureaucrat and Gets Paid Like a Bureaucrat, Don’t Be Surprised There’s Oil in the Gulf

May 31st, 2010 | By

One of the first rules you learn as a child is if  it walks like a duck and talks like a duck, It’s a DUCK.  So, are you really surprised at the recent oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico or the incompetence behind the clean-up?

Take heed as you read this article and look at the big picture.  This maybe one incident but it is the norm in Bureaucracies.  The bigger the Government grows, the less regulation we actually get.   The Elite of Big Government will always focus on what they want or need for their backers.  The small organizations and agencies propping up big government go unsupervised and therefore are prone to corruption because they hold tremendous power over a localized area or section of the economy.  

Since Obama became President, he has pushed his Agenda full force.  Like him or not, he will have his (SEIU, ACORN, you fill in the rest) will done.  With the Elite of the Federal Government focused on Healthcare, Cap N Trade,  and destroying the United States Financial Standing, are you surprised people at the Minerals Management Services were allowing BP to fill out their own evaluations?  Does it shock  you Elizabeth Birnbaum was fired, I mean “resigned”, even though she was an Obama pick for the position?    Are you wondering why the Federal Government had a plan of action in case an oil rig like Deep Water Horizon did explode, yet they didn’t have the actual materials to carry out that plan?

I’m going to give Obama a break on this one.  He is trying to take over an entire country, how in the world do you expect him to pay attention to an area so small?  He doesn’t have to worry about the workers getting sick off the dispersant’s BP is using to fool us about how much oil is actually under the surface, he’s assured those workers free Healthcare.  Why do I say it’s free?  Because they are now unemployed and their way of life is basically destroyed.  Oh, wait.  We’ve extended unemployment benefits, we’re taking care of them.

At the local level, you have Bobby Jindal.  An honest politician who acknowledges he doesn’t have the answers but knows doing nothing is not a proper course of action.   Governer Jindal wants to build land barriers to block the oil from reaching the shores of Louisiana.  Are you shocked the Federal Government actually OWNS the shoreline and the Bureaucrats in Washington are running test on what might happen instead of actually acting.   Are  you surprised politicians at the local level, with the exception of gems like Ray Nagin, have a far greater staked interest in prevention and clean-up? 

See, I’m not surprised.  I understand they are still trying to push a GREEN bill, even while we are currently facing the greatest Eco-disaster in our country.  In fact, I expect them to try to pass Cap N Trade with some money and resources allotted for the Gulf.  Come on, how could you vote against helping the clean up in the Gulf, even if it means raising energy cost to every single person in the country?  Never let a crisis go to waste.

It doesn’t shock me people at MMS were accepting bribes, sexual favors, and lump sums of cash.  They know they are expendable.  They know how their industries work.  They are going to get all they can, while they can and do you really blame them?  They can take the money, gifts, title and experience and move some where else in the country not affected by the mess they created.  The American Dream, right?!?!?!?

I’m actually glad America is getting to see what an actual executive looks like in Bobby Jindal.  I watch Jindal when he tries to speak on the National stage, nervous and reserved,  but let him talk about the state of Louisiana and you can understand why we need to restore the Republic.  Individuals elected at the local level should have the authority to handle local issues.  Not only should they have the authority, they should have the responsibility.  The Federal Government sticking it’s nose in thinking it knows what’s best, allows situations like Katrina and this spill to occur.  States now wait and some actually expect the Federal government to come in and save them.  What happened to States that legislate, defend, and protect their own boarders because that’s the role allotted to them by the Founders.

Before Obama signed the Healthcare bill we were shouting to the roof tops, do you want your Doctor’s Appointments to be run like the DMV, Social Services offices, or the Post Office.  Now I question, do you want your Healthcare run like this Oil Spill?  What about your energy?  What would happen if the Government controlled all our electricity, a bureaucrat was watching porn, and some how the lights went out.  Forty-Five days later they still can’t solve the problem but some lowly person you’ve never heard of has been fired. 

That is Big Government.  If it walks Like a Duck and Talks like a Duck, you better go and join a Tea Party.

Racism vs Elitism: Which Game are You Playing?

April 19th, 2010 | By

This article is weeks in the making.  I’ve actually sat at the computer and started to write four time already, to no avail.  I really don’t want to write another race article, yet God has put it on my heart  so here we go.

What is Racism?  Dictionary Definition- a belief that race is the primary determinant of human traits and capacities and that racial differences produce an inherent superiority of a particular race.   WOW! 

This leads me to all sorts of questions.   Let’s start with America’s most known racist, the KKK.   The Ku Klux Klan was created by Democrats after the Civil War.   After the Confederates defeat, there were a lot of soldiers and land owners who wanted to maintain White Supremacy.   Why?  If they we’re really Racist, they would be unafraid of giving blacks their freedom.  In fact, they were cowards afraid to compete.

Just think about it.  These white men had been taught their whole lives that they were the cream of the crop.  They were the race that God put here to dominate America but in their heart of hearts, they knew better.  They had seen the Black Men in the fields and they knew they could not outwork them.   They knew the only thing standing in the way of Black People rising to take over the South was lack of education.    Now they were no longer in the position to deny them that right. 

Blacks outnumbered whites in the South, so if they found out they could vote, it was all over.  This is what sparked the KKK.  FEAR!   Fear they were not pre-destined to greatness.  Fear they were really equal to blacks, therefore we had to be put in our place.   Fear of their own inferiority.  So, were they racist or  elitist, thrown from their mis-placed high perch? 

Their mothers and fathers, not God, gave them the feeling of Superiority.  They were Elitist.  Dictionary Definition-  the socially superior part of society or a group of persons who by virtue of position or education exercise much power or influence.   As long as slavery existed, they could control the minds of the people and keep their social stature.  Elites are always scared to compete.  That’s why Kings, Queens, and Slave Owners ruled with absolute power.  Who are you to question me?

I’ve run this concept across a couple of people and I get the same reaction from those who disagree, just look at the Nazis’.  Ok but first we have to look at the Jews.  What is the primary argument used to justify hating the Jews?  Most say, “they crucified Jesus”.  Ok, they played their part in God’s will.  What else you got?

The real reason Jews are hated is because they are perceived as the pervayers of money and power.   They are the reason this group is poor or that group is unhappy.  They have  been used as a scapegoat all throughout History to redirect a nation’s hatred away from the “ELITES” that rape and plunder private property and personal funds.  Just blame the Jews.

Now, if you are Hitler and you already have the people, what’s next?  If you were really that secure in the dominance of the Blue-Eyed Blond-Haired race why not build a nation on that dominance?  Like, “German People stand up, strap up your bootstraps and let’s show the rest of the world how a perfect White Society looks”.  Instead, it became “if we could only get rid of the Jews”.  Why?  Are Germans so inferior that you have to eliminate all other ethnicities to be successful? 

This is Cowardice, not Superiority.  Are Germans incapable of practicing frugality?  Are they to stupid to manage, stack, and re-invest the resources and capital within their society?  Why is their whole existence predicated on the extinction of another race?  Nazi’s were not racist, they were Elitist who believed they could forge a perfect society once they became the only strong group.  While all Jews were sought after, those who owned land, businesses, and personal wealth were the first to go. 

This is the part where I really piss some people off.  If the definition holds true, we are the most racist people on the planet and to make it worse, most of our racism is targeted back towards ourselves.   We were taught by our mothers and fathers, “A white man doesn’t want a black man to succeed”.  Does this actually affect a Black Person’s ability to succeed?  Only if that Black Person believes they are inferior.

And as a community, we have brought into this notion hook, line, and sinker.    “They” want Black Communities to fail and we stand and watch as they crumble.  “They” don’t represent us and our needs in Government, so we stand back and let them make the decisions for us.    “They” want to see our Black men in prison, so we sell drugs and shoot each other to make their job easier.  Here comes the million dollar question, WHO is THEY?

Are “They” white men in sheets or are “They” the black people that convinced our mothers and fathers we needed government?  I ask this question because I’ve been learning my history.  When those white men were running around afraid to show who they really were, Blacks were building towns, industry, and healthy, happy families.  While those white men hung us from trees and burnt down our churches, we were taking our rightful place in the food chain of America.  For all the hate and destruction perpetrated by the KKK, in actuality, they were a complete failure as a group.  We beat them by building, when all they could do was destroy.

While white racism towards blacks may still exist in America, is it the true force behind our ills?  Take a look back at the footage of the Civil Rights movement.  Most Blacks were in suits and dresses with their heads held high as they marched through White neighborhoods unafraid.  They didn’t care what White people thought, maybe because they had white people marching along side them, they marched because of their own strength and dignity.  They owned homes, businesses, and were productive members of society, whether a white man wanted them to be or not.

So how did we get to thinking we have to take everything from White People to be successful Black People?  When did our existence start to depend on the extermination or degradation of another racial group?  When did we become Cowards afraid to compete because of our own inferiority?  I don’t believe this is who we truly are.  I believe we are powerful beyond measure when we count on ourselves instead of focusing on tearing down someone else.

Where did our current lack of self-sufficiency begin?  In my opinion, it started in the 1920’s with W.E.B. DuBois.  While Progressives like Margaret Sanger were trying to develop means to destroy the black community, DuBois stepped in and said Wait.  All blacks are not inferior.  There are 10% of us who are equal to white people.  The other 90% can be controlled by us Black Elites.  What percentage of the black vote did Obama receive?

Then the Civil Rights movement began.  We wanted to prove we were equals and all we demanded was an equal playing field.   This movement wasn’t started by the Elite.  It was started by a single black woman, Rosa Parks, who had enough pride and dignity within herself to say enough is enough.  She became a national treasure because she showed the strength of a single American to start a Revolution.

And where were the Elites?  They were negotiating with President Kennedy.  It didn’t matter to them that Kennedy had both Martin Luther King Jr and Malcom X under government surveillance, it only mattered that they be the one’s that officially broker the deal of Civil Rights.  How upset the Talented Tenth, DuBois’ Elite 10%, must have been to have the 90% of inferior citizens move mountains.

After King’s Death, the Elite went right to work within the Democratic Party.  They missed their chance to win over the black community, who still voted Republican, and they were hell bent on proving their superiority.   They were now amongst the Elites from the KKK, the Elites from the Progressives, and the Elites of the Unions.   

If you are a White Democrat and you want to secure the black vote, you must now go through the Black Elite.  And this is where we have been for the last Forty Years.  It doesn’t matter if a Democrat has our best interest at heart, it only matters they are accepted by those who presume they are the Cream of the Black Crop.  The Jesse Jacksons’ throw out accusations of a Racist America, when they are Millionaires.  The Al Sharptons’ preach on “fairness” and “social justice”, without explaining what they mean is Socialism.    They make it seem like being Black in America is a plague, yet they are invited to all the parties, galas, and conventions with the other Elites.

And we are left to argue over Race.  We still talk in Black and White, while the Elites have moved on to giving favors to the Unions, Car Companies, Banks, and other Financial Institutions.  Slowly but surely, this generation of perceived Black Elites are learning a hard lesson.  Barack Obama didn’t come up through the traditional “Harlem” channels.  He didn’t seek out Al Sharpton, he had Andy Stern.  He didn’t seek out Jesse Jackson, he had “Chicago Politics”.  And now they are surprised there is no “Black Agenda”.

We must stop talking race and start talking Financial Freedom.  We must stop waiting for Government to be “FAIR” and “SAVE” us, we must begin building the life boats to save ourselves. We must declare our own equality copying those before us.  We must build.  We can no longer play the game of React and Destroy, remember you reap what you sow.  We can no longer accept someone else’s failure as our only access to success.  We’ve done it before, can we do it again?