Archive for April, 2008

Tony Zirkle Defends Speech to Group Celebrating the Anniversary of Hitler’s Birth

Tony Zirkle Defends Speech to Group Celebrating the Anniversary of Hitler’s Birth

Black Political Thought’s Idiot of the Week: Indiana Congressional Candidate Tony Zirkle Well, our politicians continue to break every record by sinking to new lows. The latest idiot, Tony Zirkle of Indiana’s second district, is defending his speech to a group celebrating the anniversary of Adolf Hitler’s birth. He said […]

by · April 30, 2008 · Uncategorized
Did the Clinton Team Have a Hand in the Damaging Spectacle of Rev. Jeremiah Wright National Press Club Appearance?

Did the Clinton Team Have a Hand in the Damaging Spectacle of Rev. Jeremiah Wright National Press Club Appearance?

I came across an interesting article that ties Hillary Clinton’s campaign in some way to the ridiculous side show Rev. Jeremiah Wright, Jr. put on during his appearance at the National Press Club. So, let’s forget his speech and the histrionics that followed at the press conference. Let’s take a […]

by · April 30, 2008 · Uncategorized

Barack Obama Vehemently Denounces Rev. Jeremiah Wright Jr., Is it a Little Too Late?

I wondered when Barack Obama would vehemently denounce and separate himself completely from Rev. Jeremiah Wright Jr. He finally got some backbone to do it today. I am sure he was prodded into action by the realization that his poll numbers were in a free fall. I was encouraged by […]

by · April 29, 2008 · Uncategorized

Noose Found at Secret Service J. J. Rowley Training Center

Well, the noose-sightings continue. The latest dust-up over the hanging of a noose comes to us courtesy of the U.S. Secret Service at its its J.J. Rowley Training Center in Beltsville, Md. The Secret Service has placed an agent on leave after an African-American employee reported finding a noose hanging […]

by · April 29, 2008 · Uncategorized

Parents of Madeline Neumann, Who Chose Prayer over Medical Care, to be Charged for her Death

This is a story I wrote about sometime ago. It still breaks my heart that parents could be so callous as not to seek proper medical attention for their obviously sick child. They chose to pray instead of taking their daughter, Madeline Neumann, to the doctor for a condition that […]

by · April 29, 2008 · Uncategorized

Rudy Giuliani Broke Promise to Cardinal Egan, Took Holy Communion From Pope Benedict XVI During Recent Visit

While former Republican presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani has seemingly faded into the background, his name has surfaced once again. It seems that Giuliani upset New York Cardinal Edward Egan when he took Holy Communion during Pope Benedict XVI’s recent visit. Egan said he had “an understanding” with Giuliani that he […]

by · April 29, 2008 · Uncategorized
Jacksonville City Councilwoman Glorious Johnson Sets Precedent by Attending Confederate Memorial

Jacksonville City Councilwoman Glorious Johnson Sets Precedent by Attending Confederate Memorial

Jacksonville City Councilwoman Glorious Johnson admires Abraham Lincoln and the Confederate Flag, so much so that she set a precedent by attending the Confederate Memorial this past Sunday. She joined the Southern side of the Civil War when she lead a local chapter of the Sons of Confederate Veterans singing […]

by · April 28, 2008 · Uncategorized

The Fallout from Rev. Jeremiah Wright Jr. Continues Ad Nauseum

So, Rev. Jeremiah Wright Jr. is in the news again. What I could not believe was that CNN devoted practically its entire evening, hosted by Rick Sanchez, to feature his speech as the NAACP freedom fund dinner in Detroit, as well as had a panel of analysts dissect the speech. […]

by · April 28, 2008 · Uncategorized

Church Prays for Relief at the Pump, What’s Wrong with that Picture?

I came across this ridiculous story on the Fox News website. Isn’t this a bit much? Why not pray to end the war in Iraq? Rocky Twyman, Prayer at the Pump Movement founder, has launched a campaign to pray for lower gas prices. He said that many of his congregants […]

by · April 26, 2008 · Uncategorized
Florida School Board Member Jay Wheeler Tells Parents to Spend Money on School Clothes Rather than Cigarettes, Alcohol

Florida School Board Member Jay Wheeler Tells Parents to Spend Money on School Clothes Rather than Cigarettes, Alcohol

Jay Wheeler, an Osceola county school board member, has drawn fire from some parents after he suggested that they spend money on school clothes for their children instead of purchasing alcohol and cigarettes. His comments were made in an e-mail response to parents’ complaints that they cannot afford the new […]

by · April 26, 2008 · Uncategorized