Monday, December 5, 2022


Politics; The Mission for the Conservative Movement in 2021.

December 31, 2020 by  
Filed under Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) As we approach the end of 2020—a year with a deadly pandemic, a crushing economic shutdown, brutal riots, and a contested presidential election—it often feels as though things can’t get any worse. Yet the political left sees these very moments when the American people are overwhelmed and exhausted as opportunities to push its […]

Deep South Politics; Pandemic Relief and the Georgia Elections.

December 30, 2020 by  
Filed under News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) Fair warning: this isn’t a traditional Christmas-week column. If we think of clarity as a kind of gift, though, we can be grateful that the effort to pass a much-needed COVID-19 relief bill in the waning days of this Congress makes one thing crystal clear: hurting families and small businesses will be abandoned […]

2020: United States Of America’s Wake-Up Call.

December 30, 2020 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Who could have predicted how dreadful a year 2020 would be. By this New Year’s Eve, 19 million to 20 million Americans will have contracted a deadly virus in a pandemic that exploded out of China to carry off 333,000 Americans, one of every 1,000 of us. As 2021 begins, Americans will be […]

2020; HUD Is Bringing Families Home for the Holidays.

December 30, 2020 by  
Filed under Money/Business, News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) For the first time, Ashley will spend the holiday season with her children in a home of her own. Previously, Ashley was a renter that struggled financially and never thought she could ever afford to purchase her own home. Ashley was driven, though, and sought support through the U.S. Department of Housing and […]

BIG Tech Giant Google Dabbing Into Politics.

December 14, 2020 by  
Filed under News, Politics, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) It is true that Google is not imprisoning dissenters in a vast network of prison camps, similar to what Alexander Solzhenitsyn described in “The Gulag Archipelago.” But there is a good reason that retired NYU professor Michael Rectenwald titled his 2019 book “Google Archipelago: The Digital Gulag and the Simulation of Freedom.” The […]

Economics & Politics; Stimulus Or Relief?

December 14, 2020 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Demos is a Greek word which refers to the common people of a nation, the populace.  It is the root word for many other words to which we often refer.  Democratic, Demonstrations, Demonstrators, Demography, Demographics, Demographer, Demobilize and Democracy are some of those terms which come to mind. Ideally and in the scheme of history, Democracy […]

Movie Review; The Closet.

December 14, 2020 by  
Filed under Entertainment, News, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) A child becomes a demon. It’s a cliché in the horror film genre. So how does a smart filmmaker avoid the obvious and create the new? This way. He’s a mess. A recent car accident has taken the life of Sang-won’s (Jung-woo Ha, The Handmaiden) wife. The crash haunts him. As a busy architect, he’s overseeing […]

Film Review; Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.

November 26, 2020 by  
Filed under Entertainment, Music, News, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) Who’s the Mother of the Blues? Better say Ma Rainey! 1927. It’s a steamy Chicago summer, just like the rest. Hot. Humid. Even the streets are sweating. Ma (Viola Davis) comes up from Georgia to Chi-town to make an album. Her quartet arrives before she does, practicing in a cramped recording studio rehearsal room. […]

Americans, What More Can We Expect?

November 25, 2020 by  
Filed under Health, News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) As I write today, our nation has reached significant milestones, which in their differences are connected. We’ve experienced the loss of a QUARTER OF A MILLION Americans to COVID-19. We’ve moved toward a total infection rate of 12 million. This upswing in the disease has overburdened and threatens to break our healthcare system. Under […]

Politics; Exhale. Inhale. Roll Your Sleeves Up.

November 25, 2020 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) It took five days for the 2020 election to be called for former Vice President Joe Biden. Five days with me peeled to the television and the internet. Five days holding my breath. Five days, meditating and praying for strength. I could not imagine four more years of Trump. I actually started going […]

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