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Why I Hate Black History Month

I hate Black History Month. As a black man, that statement is sometimes interpreted as a bold one. (It’s not by the by, plenty of blacks don’t like Black History Month.) I’ve seen some ardent lovers of Black History Month call this an act of self-hate. 453 more words

Political

Trump's Son-in-Law Jared Kushner's gargantuan debt matters

February 20, 2018

Note: Sorry guys, for being silent for most of last week as I was outstation. Since I am the master of this blog and do not employ an assistant, my silence is understandable (health wise at 79 this May, I am fine both mentally and physically), and also a relief to some in my country, Malaysia. 1,156 more words

Governance

1912: BATTLE OF THE THREE PRESIDENTS

Happy Presidents Day! Balladeer’s Blog’s seasonal posts continue with this look at the presidential election of 1912.

I won’t bury this item in unnecessary detail to the point where it becomes boring. 797 more words

LIBERALS AND CONSERVATIVES

Mass Shootings

I found out in the same way I find out about most major events in the world: I found out on Twitter, live as it was happening. 671 more words

America

Living in America: Balancing The Rights and Duties of Citizenship

Most Friday evenings I make sure I watch Shields and Brooks on the PBS News Hour.

I know, my life is pathetic.

I love these two guys–A Democrat and a Republican discussing the issues of the day in a respectful, intelligent fashion! 510 more words

CNN is Losing Money, Viewers, and Laying Off Employees, Because Evidently People Don't Like Fake News

(YouTube/CNN)

Earlier in the week, news outlets reported that CNN, the left-leaning, major multibillion-dollar media corporation, often labeled as “Fake News” by President Donald J. Trump, has been yielding disappointing revenues, and as a result, is taking countermeasures to deal with the money troubles. 598 more words

Politics