The Nation might be better served by politicians with less grey hair


Americans Held Hostage Year 10 If you regularly read this blog, you know I’m not a fan of Donald Trump.  While we have never have seen a man as divisive as President Trump.  It impossible to blame the political climate on Trump.  There where serious problems within the individual parties  before he was elected. After becomingContinue reading “The Nation might be better served by politicians with less grey hair”

Photo Fun with Senator and Presidential Candidate Ted Cruz


By CityFella In a second, it annoys you.   Just a single second. I’m channel surfing and there he was in HD. Grabbing a black student for a photo opp.   Who could be a supporter, but from the body language, he was the most convenient  black. The poor guy looked loss and it annoyedContinue reading “Photo Fun with Senator and Presidential Candidate Ted Cruz”

“The Man behind the BOOM: Introducing Virginia’s DAVID BRAT


By CityFella Eric Cantor,ERIC Cantor,ERIC CANTOR! Lost in all the political chatter and analysis is the man who defeated House Majority Leader Eric Cantor.     David Brat, the  political outsider who was out spent 25 to 1 . Brat is the first primary challenger to oust a sitting House Majority Leader since the position’sContinue reading ““The Man behind the BOOM: Introducing Virginia’s DAVID BRAT”

24 Billion thanks to the Tea Party (milk and sugar please)


24 BILLION DOLLARS 24000000000.00  Impressive Right? (so many zeros) That’s according to an estimate from Standard & Poor’s. The financial services company said the shutdown, which ended with a deal late Wednesday night after 16 days, took $24 billion out of the U.S. economy, and reduced projected fourth-quarter GDP growth from 3 percent to 2.4Continue reading “24 Billion thanks to the Tea Party (milk and sugar please)”

Are these the faces of Change?


In Mitt Romney’s concession speech,  he said “And we look to Democrats and Republicans in government at all levels to put the people before the politics” For nearly twelve years our elected officials has placed politics before the people.  In an interview two years ago the Senate minority leader from Kentucky  Mitch McConnell  said” The single most important thingContinue reading “Are these the faces of Change?”

What’s the matter with white people?


As the GOP loses its grip, it’s got one loyal constituency. Will white America go down with the ship? A line of people waiting to register at a career fair in San Diego. One of the burdens of blackness, W.E.B. DuBois famously wrote, was facing down an omnipresent question from the wider society: “How doesContinue reading “What’s the matter with white people?”

Gridlock Washington (No end in sight) a new strategy is needed : Just saying for Wednesday,Novemember 23,2011


What happens when your elected  official aren’t representing you? In a resent CBS/New York Times poll, the approval rating for Congress is 9%.  A Millionare Tax is popular in the red states often leading 2 to 1 in the polls. Over forty percent of Republicans polled,  are in favor of a Millionares Tax, 65% percentContinue reading “Gridlock Washington (No end in sight) a new strategy is needed : Just saying for Wednesday,Novemember 23,2011”

Rick Perry Needs a Miracle


Hoping to rescue his troubled campaign, the swaggering governor says he’ll do for America what he did for Texas. Is that a promise or a threat?   “Here is what you need to impress upon your readers,” Rick Perry said, putting down his barbecue to jab a finger at me. “What happened in Texas overContinue reading “Rick Perry Needs a Miracle”

Troubled waters ahead for the GOP? (Tea anyone?)


Danger Ahead for the GOP It’s been not quite two months since Republicans won a sweeping midterm victory, and already they seem divided, embattled and – not to mince words – freaked out. For good reason, I might add. Sen. Lindsey Graham captured the mood with his mordant assessment of the lame-duck Congress: ” Harry ReidContinue reading “Troubled waters ahead for the GOP? (Tea anyone?)”

Iowa Tea Party Compares President Obama to Hitler and Lenin


An Iowa Tea Party group recently caused an uproar by creating a billboard that compares President Barack Obama to Adolf Hitler and Vladimir Lenin.  What is even more interesting is that other members of the Tea Party are condemning the ad as well. The ad shows pictures of Obama, Hitler and Lenin with the label, “Democrat Socialism,” “National Socialism,”Continue reading “Iowa Tea Party Compares President Obama to Hitler and Lenin”