Monday, October 22, 2018


Respect – “Black Woman, Black Man”.

October 21, 2018 by  
Filed under Entertainment, Music, News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) A few years before Aretha Franklin sang “Respect.” Before her, Otis Redding’s version had a laudable meaning, too. When Aretha sang “Respect” in 1967, she turned the song into something women have never let go. The song became a powerful anthem for many, but more so for Black women. It still resonates with us […]

The Hopeless Democrats…

October 21, 2018 by  
Filed under Money/Business, News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) Over the next several weeks, Americans will be going to the polls in the most eagerly anticipated and consequential mid-term election in our nation’s history. Voters will decide whether to continue the President’s agenda which includes cutting regulations and taxes, boosting our military, renegotiating our trade deals, and focusing on border security. This agenda […]

Democratic Party So Crazy Now!

October 21, 2018 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) I remember giving a speech about a decade ago at a large GOP event in San Francisco. I opened the event by saying, “It’s kind of strange being in a place where you can be openly gay but you’ve got to be a closet Republican.” The crowd roared. A lot of people hide things […]

Chris Matthews, Rapper Kanye West & The left’s Race-Card Hustle.

October 17, 2018 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) As is often the case in this era of President Donald Trump, the reaction is far more interesting than the action. The action was rapper/entrepreneur, ex-George W. Bush denouncer and Trump supporter Kanye West, whom Trump invited to the White House. The reaction from left-wing black critics was predictable. But the reaction from a […]

America Is So Great!

October 16, 2018 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) I moved to California from New York City in 1976. The founder of what was then America’s largest Jewish retreat center, the Brandeis Institute (not affiliated with the university), Dr. Shlomo Bardin, asked me to work as his assistant. He was 75 years old; I was 25. One weekend the next year, he announced […]

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