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Gen X, The Republican Party, and No Vaseline.

As of late if you look on Social Media there are a lot of “Gen-X’ers” claiming accolades, for lack of a better word, about how they raised themselves. Of which for the most part and for many of us was true. Gen-X is considered to be the generation born from 1965-1980, many of us were latch key kids, raised on television by navel gazing Boomers … Continue reading Gen X, The Republican Party, and No Vaseline.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sun Tzu: The Art of 21st Century Political War.

We are in an age of “Deception”, some may argue that America has always been deceiving, meaning that there has been an American underbelly of those that will deceive others in order to advance their own agenda or purpose. Especially those in government. However the Deception that we are seeing now in the American body politic, especially on the right is not the Sympathy for … Continue reading Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sun Tzu: The Art of 21st Century Political War.

Kevin McCarthy: The Jerry Springer of the House G.O.P. vs. Sun Tzu & The Art of War

I’m not sure how much Sun Tzu Kevin McCarthy has read nor do I know how much of The Jerry Springer Show he has watched, if he hasn’t done either then he should do both. One, to show him the pitfalls of his political strategy or lack thereof. The other to show him the spectacle of political fighting that he’s about to experience, not between … Continue reading Kevin McCarthy: The Jerry Springer of the House G.O.P. vs. Sun Tzu & The Art of War

The Performance Art of January 6th, 2021 and the Price We’ll Continue to Pay

Today as I write this post, is the two year anniversary of the attack on the Capitol by MAGA’s finest, January 6th, 2021. Until recently I was still amazed at the stupidity and absurdity of it all, and confounded by the continuation of the conspiracies and lies that still fuel and put a fire under those who believe that the election was stolen from Donald … Continue reading The Performance Art of January 6th, 2021 and the Price We’ll Continue to Pay

Capricorn Your Year Ahead 2023

by Celeste Featherstone Dear Capricorn, last year seemed to be more about your family than yourself for so many reasons, especially due to your penchant for filial piety, and when we use that term it doesn’t just mean your obligations too your parents, it can also mean your obligation to the elders of extended family, even an obligation to your ancestors. So some of your … Continue reading Capricorn Your Year Ahead 2023

Living The Dream: Will Smith and The Slap Heard Around the World.

So here we are in Oscar season again and I can’t help but to think about what Will Smith did almost a year ago. Now I’m not sure if Will Smith ever used that phrase, “Living the Dream,” but I know many a person especially from the mid too late 90’s thought he was living the dream, I mean he wrote songs about it. Hello, … Continue reading Living The Dream: Will Smith and The Slap Heard Around the World.

That Could’ve Been Me. Mass Shootings at Big Box Stores

by Tabala Jali Thomas (parts of this post are composites) After every Mass Shooting in America, I’m sure someone uses a version of that phrase, ‘that could have been me’ or ‘that could have been my child, my mother, my sister, my brother, my father, my grandmother, my grandfather, my uncle, my aunt, my cousin, my friend, my coworker. It is a common response for … Continue reading That Could’ve Been Me. Mass Shootings at Big Box Stores

I AIN’T SAYING YE’ IS A HOUSE NEGRO, BUT HE IS A SLAVE TO THE WHITE EGO.

by Tabala Jali Thomas Full disclaimer this post is from the archives from about 3 months ago look how far we’ve come. To be continued. I’m not sure why I never posted it before, maybe because I knew the train wreck wasn’t over. The term “House Negro” is somewhat antiquated. But back in 1963 in Detroit, Michigan MALCOLM X in one of his most famous speeches made the … Continue reading I AIN’T SAYING YE’ IS A HOUSE NEGRO, BUT HE IS A SLAVE TO THE WHITE EGO.