Saturday, July 22, 2017


Politics

Why O.J.  Simpson Should Be Freed—And Why It Matters. Why O.J. Simpson Should Be Freed—And Why It Matters.

(Akiit.com) O.J. Simpson won’t go away. I posed the question on my Facebook page “Should O.J. be paroled? It drew an avalanche of responses. Even while... 


English Language Is American. English Language Is American.

(Akiit.com) Over the past three hundred years, when foreigners contemplated immigrating to the United States, foremost in their minds was that they wanted... 


Slavery In Ancient Times. Slavery In Ancient Times.

(Akiit.com) Too many people believe that slavery is a “peculiar institution.” That’s what Kenneth Stampp called slavery in his book,... 


Liberals & Americans Don’t Mix. Liberals & Americans Don’t Mix.

(Akiit.com) Recently, Gallup published the results of its annual Values and Beliefs poll. The headline of the report speaks for itself: “Americans... 


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Religion

Gods Name & America’s Victory. Gods Name & America’s Victory.

(Akiit.com) With the inauguration of Donald Trump as our 45th president upon us, all the usual suspects from the militant atheist crowd have been trying... 


Christian values in America. Christian values in America.

(Akiit.com) Actress Meryl Streep’s political diatribe at the Golden Globes awards isn’t the only surprise attention-getting provocation from the event.... 


My fellow Christians. My fellow Christians.

(Akiit.com) As we take a deep breath and step into a new week, I would love to address the pain I feel not just for the country I live in, but for the... 


Bringing Your Church Into The Modern Age. Bringing Your Church Into The Modern Age.

(Akiit.com) So, you’re the organizer of a weekly religious gathering, which you love and enjoy. But, the building you’re preaching in is frightfully... 


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News

Why O.J.  Simpson Should Be Freed—And Why It Matters. Why O.J. Simpson Should Be Freed—And Why It Matters.

(Akiit.com) O.J. Simpson won’t go away. I posed the question on my Facebook page “Should O.J. be paroled? It drew an avalanche of responses. Even while respondents hotly protested they didn’t care, they still debated, raged, and fumed on the page about him. He still touches a sore nerve. There is, and never will be, any proof that Simpson is really serving a 9 to 33- year sentence, not for robbery,... [Read more of this review]


Black Homeownership Declines In Major Cities. Black Homeownership Declines In Major Cities.

(Akiit.com) For the 12th consecutive year, America’s national homeownership rate has declined, according Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies (JCHS)’ annual report, “State of the Nation’s Housing 2017.” This year’s report also found these declines vary by race and ethnicity. As some might expect, the steepest homeownership decline occurred in Black communities, where... [Read more of this review]


English Language Is American. English Language Is American.

(Akiit.com) Over the past three hundred years, when foreigners contemplated immigrating to the United States, foremost in their minds was that they wanted to become Americans; sure they wanted better lives; they wanted to attend our universities; some fled oppression in their own countries, but becoming an American was the prime motivating factor in their decision to come to the United States. It was... [Read more of this review]


Slavery In Ancient Times. Slavery In Ancient Times.

(Akiit.com) Too many people believe that slavery is a “peculiar institution.” That’s what Kenneth Stampp called slavery in his book, “Peculiar Institution: Slavery in the Ante-Bellum South.” But slavery is by no means peculiar, odd or unusual. It was common among ancient peoples such as the Egyptians, Babylonians, Assyrians, Hittites, Greeks, Persians, Armenians and many... [Read more of this review]


Liberals & Americans Don’t Mix. Liberals & Americans Don’t Mix.

(Akiit.com) Recently, Gallup published the results of its annual Values and Beliefs poll. The headline of the report speaks for itself: “Americans Hold Record Liberal Views on Most Moral Issues.” Gallup has been doing this poll since 2001, and the change in public opinion on the moral issues surveyed has been in one direction — more liberal. Of 19 issues surveyed in this latest poll,... [Read more of this review]


Three Signs You Have Goal Fatigue. Three Signs You Have Goal Fatigue.

(Akiit.com) When I first heard the phrase, it resonated immediately: Goal fatigue. It occurs when we either have too many goals at once, or when we don’t replenish our energy between goals. It will sabotage your best efforts, steal your joy and leave you confused about why you no longer feel motivated to go for what you want. Do you have goal fatigue? Here are three signs and some advice about what... [Read more of this review]


Seven Coaching Questions to Boost Your Chance of Achieving ANY Goal. Seven Coaching Questions to Boost Your Chance of Achieving ANY Goal.

(Akiit.com) We are halfway through the year already and it is a perfect time to check in on your goals and make adjustments that can empower you to make this year an especially powerful one. By asking the right questions, you can coach yourself. These seven questions, based on research from the field of applied positive psychology, will help you set the right goal and troubleshoot your challenges... [Read more of this review]


Checklists for Lawyers. Checklists for Lawyers.

(Akiit.com) Since the act of law can be so troublesome, why not execute a methodology that will undoubtedly make things less demanding and result in fewer mix-ups? You can do this by utilizing checklists to systemize your law rehearse and to guarantee getting extraordinary, reliable outcomes. Checklists are the preparation for a great, well-run hone that is without botch and less upsetting. Set up... [Read more of this review]


Pre-Existing Conditions 101. Pre-Existing Conditions 101.

(Akiit.com) As Trumpcare continues its way through the legislative process, there’s a lot of worry and concern about what is going to constitute a “pre-existing condition”. Given the fact very little is known about the AHCA, it’s difficult to be sure just how justified this concern is. There is a general consensus, however, that people with pre-existing conditions will see an impact on the... [Read more of this review]


NAACP New Direction in 2017. NAACP New Direction in 2017.

(Akiit.com) Black people have fared best when our collective interests and goals are held paramount.  We’ve made the greatest headway when our assumed leaders are guided by principles of self-sacrifice above self-aggrandizement.  I pray that we have the wisdom to remember and embrace these lessons learned “over a way that with tears has been watered…through the blood of the slaughtered.” Since... [Read more of this review]


Can Even Comedian Bill Cosby Make a Case He’s Being Racially Targeted? Can Even Comedian Bill Cosby Make a Case He’s Being Racially Targeted?

(Akiit.com) Disgraced entertainer Bill Cosby did the predictable when he screamed there was racial bias in the jury selection in his scheduled trial. This wasn’t the first time Cosby screamed racial foul play. He did it when he claimed there was a racial motive behind the dozens of women who claimed he drugged, raped and sexually abused them for years. Then there is the report that Cosby was peeved... [Read more of this review]


President Donald Trump’s Embassy waiver: A friendship betrayed? President Donald Trump’s Embassy waiver: A friendship betrayed?

(Akiit.com) So, the other shoe has finally dropped on Mr. Trump’s pledge to move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem, as U.S. law requires. Like Barack Obama and all the other presidents before him, he has signed a waiver postponing compliance with that requirement, which the law also allows. The official line is that he is not breaking his promise, just postponing it. But, of course, that’s disingenuous.... [Read more of this review]


The First Things You’ll Encounter When You Enter Social Diplomacy. The First Things You’ll Encounter When You Enter Social Diplomacy.

(Akiit.com) Helping the community is a very noble cause and a call to action by people who have a similar mindset to you. But society is a very complex and fluid amalgamation of many different people with even more disparity between beliefs. But one way or another, you have to reach out to people to see how can you help them as individuals. The hivemind mentality is conducive to a collective tribe... [Read more of this review]


President Donald Trump’s Travel Ban; Not Racist At All. President Donald Trump’s Travel Ban; Not Racist At All.

(Akiit.com) Can you identify what these attacks have in common? September 11, the Manchester Arena bombing, two attacks at Fort Hood, the San Bernardino massacre and the Pulse nightclub massacre? If you guessed they were all perpetrated by radical Islamists that want “We the infidels” dead, you’d be right. They don’t care if you’re black, white, Latino, Asian, gay, straight, Democrat, Republican,... [Read more of this review]


Dr. Ben Carson So Wise, Yet Liberals Constantly Attack Him. Dr. Ben Carson So Wise, Yet Liberals Constantly Attack Him.

(Akiit.com) It really is a shame.  During my Town Hall Interview conducted on my Sirius XM 126 Radio in which HUD Secretary Ben Carson began to explain some of the principles and market dynamics affecting policy initiatives at HUD, Carson noted that at its core, poverty is the result of a ‘poverty mindset’ that is often reinforced by family and social conditions.   The media immediately selected... [Read more of this review]


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