Archive for September 4th, 2012

Michelle Obama at Democratic Convention: “Success Isn’t About the Amount of Money You Make”

Michelle Obama at Democratic Convention: “Success Isn’t About the Amount of Money You Make”

Michelle Obama delivered a slam-dunk during her speech at the Democratic National Convention. If the Democrats have two more good nights like this, they will break the race wide open. Deval Patrick had a great speech, as is the same for San Antonio mayor Julian Castro. Michelle Obama never uttered […]

by · September 4, 2012 · Barack Obama, Michelle Obama
Former OH Gov. Ted Strickland: “Mitt Romney Has So Little Economic Patriotism, Money Needs a Passport”

Former OH Gov. Ted Strickland: “Mitt Romney Has So Little Economic Patriotism, Money Needs a Passport”

The Democrats are ripping Mitt Romney limb by limb and they haven’t even mentioned his lying sidekick Paul Ryan. Former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland laid into Mitt Romney in a brutal way, saying “If Mitt was Santa Claus, he’d fire the reindeer and outsource the elves.” “Mitt Romney has so […]

by · September 4, 2012 · Barack Obama, Politics
Stacey Lihn Brings Down the House Talking About Her Daughter’s Health Issues and Obamacare

Stacey Lihn Brings Down the House Talking About Her Daughter’s Health Issues and Obamacare

#DNC2012:  Stacey Lihn is bringing down the house at the Democratic National Convention about her daughter Zoe Madison Lihn’s health issues, saying President Obama is fighting for the people. Mitt Romney is vowing to repeal Obamacare, but Stacey Lihn’s daughter would most likely not get the coverage she needs for […]

by · September 4, 2012 · Barack Obama, Politics

Ted Kennedy Eviscerates Mitt Romney From the Grave, RNC Chief Reince Priebus Cries Foul

The Democratic convention is off to a good start and I must say I loved the tribute to Ted Kennedy in which he eviscerated Mitt Romney (the perpetual candidate for office) about his flip-flopping on health care. This speaks volumes — Ted Kennedy slammed him back in 1994 for his […]

by · September 4, 2012 · Elections
Oprah Winfrey Network Buys Exclusive Cable Rights to ‘Rachael Ray’ and ‘The Nate Berkus Show’

Oprah Winfrey Network Buys Exclusive Cable Rights to ‘Rachael Ray’ and ‘The Nate Berkus Show’

Deadline:  The Oprah Winfrey Network is bringing some old friends to its schedule. OWN had bought the exclusive cable rights to both Rachael Ray and The Nate Berkus Show. “Rachael and Nate are a natural fit for OWN’s expanding daytime programming lineup. It will be great to have Rachael’s energy and Nate’s upbeat presence on our air,” said OWN […]

by · September 4, 2012 · Black Entertainment News
Eddie Murphy and Shawn Ryan Get Pilot Commitment from CBS for ‘Beverly Hills Cops’ Series

Eddie Murphy and Shawn Ryan Get Pilot Commitment from CBS for ‘Beverly Hills Cops’ Series

Axel Foley is coming to CBS this fall. Beverly Hills Cops, a series offshoot from the blockbuster movie franchise, which starred Eddie Murphy, has received a pilot production commitment from CBS. Eddie Murphy and The Shield creator Shawn Ryan are executive producers on the Sony TV-produced project, Deadline reports. Deadline: The proposed […]

by · September 4, 2012 · Black Entertainment News

Military Mom Elaine Brye to Introduce Michelle Obama at Democratic Convention

Elaine Brye, from Winona, OH, will introduce First Lady Michelle Obama ahead of her speech at the Democratic National Convention. Ms. Brye is a mother of five. Four of her children are in different branches of the U.S. military. Elaine Brye wrote Michelle Obama a letter thanking her for her […]

by · September 4, 2012 · Elections, Michelle Obama
Iyanla Vanzant’s New Show, ‘Iyanla Fix My Life’ To Feature Evelyn Lozada’s Struggles in First Episode Sept. 15 & 22

Iyanla Vanzant’s New Show, ‘Iyanla Fix My Life’ To Feature Evelyn Lozada’s Struggles in First Episode Sept. 15 & 22

Iyanla Vanzant’s new show, “Iyanla: Fix My Life“ is scheduled to air on OWN September 15 and 22, at 10 p.m. EST, and will tackle Chad Ochocinco Johnson’s estranged wife, Evelyn Lozada’s emotional issues. Here’s an excerpt from the press release from OWN: Los Angeles, CA – The SEASON premiere of […]

Another Paul Ryan Lie, Now Says He Didn’t Say President Obama Responsible for Janesville Plant Closure

Another Paul Ryan Lie, Now Says He Didn’t Say President Obama Responsible for Janesville Plant Closure

Paul Ryan is now backtracking from his accusation that President Obama was to be blamed for an auto plant closing down in his hometown of Janesville, Wisc. During an appearance on NBC’s “Today” show, he said he wasn’t suggesting that President Obama was to be blamed for the plant closure, […]

by · September 4, 2012 · Paul Ryan
Former MS Gov. Haley Barbour Wished Chris Christie Had ‘Put Hot Poker to Obama’s Butt,’ Branding a Slave?

Former MS Gov. Haley Barbour Wished Chris Christie Had ‘Put Hot Poker to Obama’s Butt,’ Branding a Slave?

It never cease to amaze me at the language used by politicians, only to backtrack when they are called out. Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour said that he wished New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie had “put a hot poker to Obama’s butt” in his keynote speech at the Republican National […]

by · September 4, 2012 · Black Politics, Elections, Race in America