Wednesday, October 5, 2022


Yes, Jesus Knows How to Treat a Lady.

December 13, 2012 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) There are many stories in the Bible about women and some of them are about women of African descent. But the important thing is that all of these women were included in the Word of God for a reason. None of them were backdrop for stories about men, and two books of the […]

President Obama To Business Leaders On Paying Politics With Fiscal Cliff.

December 13, 2012 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) President Barack Obama warned Republicans on Wednesday against picking another fight over the nation’s debt ceiling, telling business leaders that it’s “not a game that I will play.” Obama said in remarks to the Business Roundtable that he was aware of reports that Republicans may be willing to agree to higher tax rates […]

Sadly Jazz Legend Dave Brubeck Dead At 91.

December 13, 2012 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Jazz composer and pianist Dave Brubeck, whose pioneering style in pieces such as “Take Five” caught listeners’ ears with exotic, challenging rhythms, has died. He was 91. Brubeck, who lived in Wilton, died Wednesday morning at Norwalk Hospital of heart failure after being stricken while on his way to a cardiology appointment with […]

Old Man, 73, Opens Fire On Woman After Her Car Bumps Into His Wheelchair.

December 13, 2012 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) An elderly man opened fire on a woman after her car came into contact with his motorized wheelchair at a central Georgia service station, authorities said Wednesday. She died shortly afterward at a hospital despite the efforts of a crowd of people to aid her. Police said Linda Hunnicutt, 65, was driving onto […]

Yep, Unemployment Falls To 7.7 Percent, Lowest Since Dec. 2008.

December 13, 2012 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) The U.S. economy added 146,000 jobs in November and the unemployment rate fell to 7.7 percent, the lowest since December 2008. The government said Superstorm Sandy had only a minimal effect on the figures. The Black unemployment rate is 13.2 percent, a drop from 14.3 percent in October. The Labor Department’s report Friday […]

Yes, Long-Sealed Notorious B.I.G. Autopsy Released.

December 13, 2012 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) An attorney for the family of Notorious B.I.G. said Friday it’s ridiculous that Los Angeles police have not arrested anyone for the rapper’s 1997 killing, which has returned to the spotlight after coroner’s officials released a long-sealed autopsy report. The report revealed that injuries cause by a single bullet killed the rapper, whose […]

President Obama, Boehner Meet To Discuss Fiscal Cliff.

December 13, 2012 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Twenty-three days since they last met face-to-face and 23 days before the fiscal cliff becomes a harsh reality, the two men most pivotal to the contentious budget talks sat down Sunday. There was no evidence of a breakthrough, though President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner at least did agree on something: […]

Yes Holder Discusses Voting Rights, Budget Cuts.

December 13, 2012 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday that if the Justice Department were faced with budget cuts due to sequestration, he believes that he would be able to maintain public safety by shifting resources and that the federal prison system could operate “for months” if necessary. “I have the flexibility to move funds […]