President Obama takes the debt-ceiling case to the students at Univ. of Maryland – 7.22.11


No doubt, while nobody wants to have more debt than they can pay for……..in a capital system, it is not the end of the world.  As a matter of fact, it really is a non-issue.  Look at historic data of debt-ceiling increasing and you might be surprised.  The very people who are raising cane about … Continue reading

Dr. Wilmer Leon once again speaking the Truth – The Current Political Landscape


The Current Political Landscape, Ideology vs. Reality Thursday 21 July 2011 by: Dr. Wilmer J. Leon III,| News Analysis House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) at a press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, on July 15, 2011. (Photo: Philip Scott Andrews / The New York Times) In describing the recent budget debate impasse between the … Continue reading

Moveon.org Events all over the nation July 16th -17th


MoveonLA – July Picnic – Save This Date

Hole in the Head


and we’re not talking about what you get from watching too much television!!! Shared courtesy of Mrs. Alison Whyte-King

Clarifying the “Uncle Tom” Distortion


On July 2nd, Professor David Reynolds was a guest on “Inside the Issues” hosted by Dr. Wilmer Leon, III.  His latest book, “Mightier than the Sword: Uncle Tom’s Cabin and the Battle of America” was discussed.   The significance of the book is it corrects the popular myth that “Uncle Tom” was a sellout.  That stigma has … Continue reading

Dr. Leon Provides “Urban” Analysis on Casey Anthony


Dr. Wilmer Leon, III – Professor at Howard University, protege of the late Dr. Ron Walters, national syndicated Talk-Show Host; has spoken and gives an urban perspective you will not read about in mainstream media. DR. LEON’S ANALYSIS ON CASEY ANTHONY “Like” Dr. Leon on Facebook

Twitter Town Hall – Tweet Up


For those who may have missed the Twitter Town Hall, here is the video.  Regardless of your political persuasion this shows the White House and President Obama embracing technology that is right before us.  More important, you will notice the audience is not filled with the usual suspects but represents more diversity. courtesy of C-Span … Continue reading

A Tribute to Historian Marable Manning


There has been much discussion since the untimely death of historian Marable Manning.  The way his book on Malcolm X has been embraced or not embraced, depending on your perspective is quite interesting. There was a two hour symposium held on May 4, 2011.  You can access the clip by clicking on the link.  Unfortunately … Continue reading

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