Tuesday, January 28, 2020


Politics

Sure Glad to Be Blackity Black! Sure Glad to Be Blackity Black!

(Akiit.com) When you think about the harsh treatment Black people have experienced, and still experience in this country, when you think of 400 years of... 


Donald Trump Comes Out Swinging Against Impeachment. Donald Trump Comes Out Swinging Against Impeachment.

(Akiit.com) The White House fired back at Trump’s impeachers Monday, taking aim at their far-fetched legal arguments and their dishonesty. Trump’s... 


Is Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr’s Dream Being Denied or Deferred? Disparities in Housing Perpetuate Racial Wealth Gap. Is Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr’s Dream Being Denied or Deferred? Disparities in Housing Perpetuate Racial Wealth Gap.

(Akiit.com) Once again, the only federal holiday honoring a person of color will be celebrated across the nation. The 38-year span of Dr. Martin Luther... 


Lawyer Ken Starr rides again: Look out, Mr. President! Lawyer Ken Starr rides again: Look out, Mr. President!

(Akiit.com) Just when I thought nothing could become even more bizarre, President Donald J. Trump‘s so-called legal team, led by Jay Sekulow, has... 


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Religion

5 Truths Most Americans Are Afraid to Say. 5 Truths Most Americans Are Afraid to Say.

(Akiit.com) Our world can be a dark place. There is abundant evidence of this, but one recent example was a threat of possible violence tied to the October... 


Religious Liberty Is So Critical for Believers and Non-Believers Alike. Religious Liberty Is So Critical for Believers and Non-Believers Alike.

(Akiit.com) I was recently at the United Nations General Assembly when President Donald Trump became the first sitting U.S. president in history to convene... 


Praying (or Not) For Our President Donald Trump. Praying (or Not) For Our President Donald Trump.

(Akiit.com) Only the most partisan person would begrudge prayers for the president of the United States, but a recent visit by President Trump to the mega... 


Key Areas In The Various Religions. Key Areas In The Various Religions.

(Akiit.com) It is not going to be possible to cover everything that you need to know about religion in one post. But, having said this, we can cover some... 


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News

2019; Does a ‘Minimum Wage’ Hike Lower the Suicide Rate? 2019; Does a ‘Minimum Wage’ Hike Lower the Suicide Rate?

(Akiit.com) This is a new one. The New York Times headline read: “Minimum Wage Raises Could Lower Suicide Rates, Study Says.” But there was a subheadline: “It was the latest study to suggest that effects of wage increases reach beyond economic welfare, but some experts pushed back on the findings.” Let us “push back.” The study was published in January in the Journal... [Read more of this review]


Sure Glad to Be Blackity Black! Sure Glad to Be Blackity Black!

(Akiit.com) When you think about the harsh treatment Black people have experienced, and still experience in this country, when you think of 400 years of Black people being enslaved, having gone through Jim Crow, segregation, lynching and every indignity you can think about, don’t you at least say to yourself, “I’m sure glad I’m Black?” I say that because I watch the news religiously, and... [Read more of this review]


Donald Trump Comes Out Swinging Against Impeachment. Donald Trump Comes Out Swinging Against Impeachment.

(Akiit.com) The White House fired back at Trump’s impeachers Monday, taking aim at their far-fetched legal arguments and their dishonesty. Trump’s lawyers called the Democrats‘ grounds for impeachment a “made-up theory.” They singled out House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff for “lying,” violating “basic fairness” and “concocting”... [Read more of this review]


Is Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr’s Dream Being Denied or Deferred? Disparities in Housing Perpetuate Racial Wealth Gap. Is Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr’s Dream Being Denied or Deferred? Disparities in Housing Perpetuate Racial Wealth Gap.

(Akiit.com) Once again, the only federal holiday honoring a person of color will be celebrated across the nation. The 38-year span of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s life continues to be remembered and revered. Since his tragic death, time has shown he was also prophetic.   “Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability but comes through continuous struggle,” said Dr. King. “And so,... [Read more of this review]


Lawyer Ken Starr rides again: Look out, Mr. President! Lawyer Ken Starr rides again: Look out, Mr. President!

(Akiit.com) Just when I thought nothing could become even more bizarre, President Donald J. Trump‘s so-called legal team, led by Jay Sekulow, has recruited Ken Starr and Robert Ray, independent counsels during the Clinton years, to lead the defense of The Donald during the looming impeachment trial. Joining the legal team as well is retired Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz and former Florida... [Read more of this review]


Movie Review; The Gentlemen. Movie Review; The Gentlemen.

(Akiit.com) It’s a sign of the times. Marijuana, which has been illegal in so many places for so long, is about to go legit in the United Kingdom. Anyone who’s been dealing dope in the shadows can come into the light. That’s the position American expat Mickey Pearson (Matthew McConaughey) finds himself in. He’s been the ghost boss of a thriving reefer empire in London, England, his new home.... [Read more of this review]


Ancestral Warriors – Do You Hear Them? Ancestral Warriors – Do You Hear Them?

(Akiit.com) As we enter into a new year and a new decade, it will be to our advantage to pay much closer attention to serious guidelines from some of our most brilliant and committed ancestral warriors. In alphabetical order, they include the following: Lerone Bennett, Jr.-“The Black middle class can no longer avoid its destiny. The Black middle class can no longer avoid the necessity of redefining... [Read more of this review]


Imagine a World Without Donald Trump. Imagine a World Without Donald Trump.

(Akiit.com) We have an impeached president in our country because he has done so much destruction to our country. He has even destroyed who others believe we are! Many Americans have lost faith in who we once thought we were. I’ve heard Americans talk about being embarrassed to travel abroad because they have no way to defend what has happened to our country. Now, as a result of the extreme actions... [Read more of this review]


Action Film Review; Bad Boys for Life. Action Film Review; Bad Boys for Life.

(Akiit.com) They first teamed up for Bad Boys in 1995, to great box office success. There was an encore in 2003, Bad Boys II, which was distinguished by incredible stunts. Now, Will Smith and Martin Lawrence go back to the same well one more time. Is there any water left? Michael Bay (Transformers, Armageddon) directed the first two films, with an over-the-top, over-produced style that seems dated... [Read more of this review]


Why Black Schoolchildren Must Be Exposed To Serious Black Writers. Why Black Schoolchildren Must Be Exposed To Serious Black Writers.

(Akiit.com) From the moment that my African-American Studies Literature Professor Dr. William Maurice Shipley uttered the question of “Don’t you have your own traditions and stories? Or will you simply rest on the creativity and imagination of Europeans?” I realized the unbridled power the piercing query held. Not only was this question an inquiry that served as a call to arms for writers, musicians,... [Read more of this review]


The Insulated Life Of Ole Liberals. The Insulated Life Of Ole Liberals.

(Akiit.com) MSNBC personality Lawrence O’Donnell made a mistake in liberal land this week – he told the truth. Allowing peeks behind the curtain in the land of left-wing politics is a no-no, audiences are not allowed to see how the sausage is made. Larry, a rich white guy, accidentally not only pulled back the curtain, he set it on fire. Larry told disgraced former Senator Al Franken, forced to... [Read more of this review]


Commit To Yourself. Commit To Yourself.

(Akiit.com)  Commitment: a pledge, to bind, a promise, obligating oneself, engaging Usually around this time we make New Year’s resolutions, we say we are going to do or not do something. Then we take the steps to begin; but all too often our resolutions end up falling by the wayside. For example statistics show that of the people who resolve they will lose weight on New Year’s Day, after one... [Read more of this review]


Nancy Pelosi’s Democrats Threaten Democracy in the Name of Protecting It. Nancy Pelosi’s Democrats Threaten Democracy in the Name of Protecting It.

(Akiit.com) Did you notice how presidential President Donald Trump appeared at his press conference on Iran? It was a fitting symbol for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s colossal failure in withholding the impeachment articles from the Senate. Whatever Pelosi’s loony strategy — her unorthodox decision to withhold is only about strategy and not principle — she has ensured that the... [Read more of this review]


The Democrats’ 2020 Vision: America Last Some Would Say. The Democrats’ 2020 Vision: America Last Some Would Say.

(Akiit.com) Does President Trump’s policies of putting America’s interests first cause Trump Derangement Syndrome, or does Trump Derangement Syndrome cause liberals to abhor the concept of putting America’s interests first? It’s a causality dilemma to rival the ‘chicken and the egg.’ Which came first, Trump Derangement Syndrome or the Democrats’ America last approach? Regardless of... [Read more of this review]


Will Money, Money Rule In This Presidential Race? Will Money, Money Rule In This Presidential Race?

(Akiit.com) Democrats started this Presidential campaign season with more than 20 candidates.  Eventually, it dropped to about a dozen, with, so far, only five of those “qualified” to appear on the next debate stage.  But debate performance doesn’t seem to matter much. Both Senator Kamala Harris and former Obama cabinet member Julian Castro having had excellent debate performances, and yet... [Read more of this review]


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