Monday, December 5, 2022


The only thing Joe Biden has left is Donald Trump.

October 29, 2021 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) This week, the president took a trip to Virginia to try to help salvage the gubernatorial prospects of fellow Washington lifer Terry McAuliffe. President Joe Biden used the appearance to liken the GOP gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin to Jan. 6 rioters, to lie about Republicans supporting “book bans” and to attempt to goad […]

Democrats To Blacks and Gays: Know Your Place.

October 28, 2021 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Democrats love nothing more than loyalty, and by that I mean loyalty to them. They don’t return it, ever. You are either with them or you are their enemy. They can pretend to be Jerry Maguire – “I love black people!!!” – all they want, when the chips are down and someone with […]

The Republicans Will Always Support Our First Responders.

October 28, 2021 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) This week marks First Responders’ Day. It’s a unique chance to consider the crucial role that first responders like police, firefighters, EMTs, and paramedics play in our society. And it’s an opportunity to give our thanks for the brave sacrifices these fine Americans make in order to keep all of us safe. As […]

My People, You Can’t Tell Me Anything About COVID-19 That I Don’t Already Know.

October 27, 2021 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) By now, many people are either tired of or growing immune to information about COVID-19. The fact remains that we know much more about COVID than we did 18 months ago, but many people want to play ignorant or still try to convince themselves that somehow the pandemic is a hoax. Then there […]

American Workers Go On Strike?

October 26, 2021 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) If you think the supply chain problems, empty shelves in stores and higher inflation are problems now, wait a few weeks; they are likely to get worse. And this isn’t a result of hurricanes, the pandemic or other acts of nature. It’s all due to political incompetence that starts in the Oval Office. […]

Joe Biden’s America: Crime, drugs and tragedy at the border.

October 26, 2021 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) It’s hard to believe that we have a president and, it appears, a federal government, as well as a huge number of American citizens, who think it’s OK that hundreds – no, thousands – no, millions – of people from across the world are crossing our southern border – and getting away with […]

NUL Mourns Gen. Colin Powell: “A Man Of Principle, Courage And Strength”.

October 26, 2021 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) “As the world goes forward, we cannot start going backwards. African-Americans have come too far and we have too far yet to go to take a detour into the swamp of hatred. We, as a people who have suffered so much from the hatred of others must not now show tolerance for any […]

African-Americans “Remain in the caboose” Of The Nation’s Economic Train.

October 25, 2021 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) While America’s economic recovery continued at a steady pace, racial disparity in hiring continues to plague the African American labor market, according to the Labor Department’s August jobs report. It does not seem mathematically possible, but employment of white workers grew by 1.1 million in July, compared to just 12,000 for Black workers. […]

African-American Community Should Break Out The Box.

October 25, 2021 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) We’re familiar with the metaphor “thinking outside the box.” which means to think differently, unconventionally, or from a new perspective. But the metaphor presumes the box is serviceable. Suppose the box is functionally obsolete, has outlived its usefulness, just doesn’t work anymore. This means, you need a new box. A major weakness, you […]

Close the Medicaid Coverage Gap in 2021.

October 25, 2021 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) As a lifelong student of history, I believe that past is prologue and I tend to rely on history to help inform my decisions in public life. I often paraphrase George Santayana, who is credited with having said, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” We risk repeating that […]

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