Category: verandah

Passa Passa – A response to the Gleaner article

Passa Passa – A response to the Gleaner article

After the Morant Bay rebellion led by Paul Bogle, the British wanting to make an example of anyone else who would entertain such an idea, hanged 700 people. Sometimes I wonder if all those...

The boogeyman in the corner.

The boogeyman in the corner.

Hillary Clinton and her surrogates have lately begun dropping hints that she is staying in the race because they have access to some disastrous information in Senator Obama’s closet that will emerge as an...

Perseverance

Perseverance

“Rise oh fallen fighters, rise and take your stance again, cause he who fights and runs away, lives to fight another day.” I found myself taking great comfort from Marley’s song last night as...

The beam in their eyes

The beam in their eyes

I have been watching the media, I must admit with some amusement as they fall all over themselves to use the anniversary of the assassination of Dr. King this past week, to say something...

Double standards.

Double standards.

Isn’t it interesting that when Senator Obama hits back at all the criticism being leveled at him by the Clinton campaign the media jumps all over him for not running the type of dignified...

Clinton’s Apology

Clinton’s Apology

So Clinton has apologized for comments made by Geraldine Ferraro. And I don’t suppose that Hillary understands that by apologizing to a “black audience” she will be perceived as pandering to the African American...

Sitting on the change

Sitting on the change

Comments made by Congressman Rep. Steve King are exactly the type of hate mongering that demonstrates the huge gulf between Republicans and other intelligent, reasonable people.  On a talk show the Congressman asserted that...

Why I support Barack Obama

Why I support Barack Obama

My friends will tell you that after working for a Congresswoman and having seen the inner workings of a political office, I was so turned off that I had nothing to do with politics...

Obama wins Alabama!

Obama wins Alabama!

Did anyone else feel that seismic shift last night.  I live here in Alabama and I am still trying to come to terms with the fact that someone whose father was African, a fact...

The Obama Phenomenon

The Obama Phenomenon

I read today that Joe Wilson, husband of outed CIA agent Valerie Plame has endorsed Hillary Clinton. That’s fair enough, it is a free country and people are free to express their opinions and...