Saturday, January 25, 2020


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

January 23, 2020 by  
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Tweet (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.” […]

Sure Glad to Be Blackity Black!

January 23, 2020 by  
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Tweet (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 […]

Donald Trump Comes Out Swinging Against Impeachment.

January 23, 2020 by  
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Tweet (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” the whistleblower complaint. The White House brief is […]

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

January 20, 2020 by  
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Tweet (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 […]

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

January 20, 2020 by  
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Tweet (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 […]

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