It was the moment of greatest peril for then-Sen. Barack Obama’s political career. In the heat of the presidential campaign, videos surfaced of Obama’s pastor, the Rev. Jeremiah Wright, angrily denouncing whites, the U.S. government and America itself. Obama had once bragged of his closeness to Wright. Now the black nationalist preacher’s rhetoric was threatening to torpedo Obama’s campaign. The crisis reached a howling pitch in mid-April, 2008, at an […]
In my last article that provided actual video of New Black Panther Party leader King Samir Shabazz saying that he hated all white people and that freedom demands that a one should kill some “crackers’ and some cracker babies”, this writer was accused of bringing up ancient history (2 years ago).
PBS/NPR talk show host Tavis Smiley said that more Christians than Muslims kill people in this country everyday. He pointed to the Columbine High School massacre as an example. My problem with that is the Columbine killers asked Christians to stand up and then shot them dead. I am sure Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold where not Christians. Christians don’t believe they are going to Heaven by killing innocent people.
One problem with the Cash for Clunkers program is it takes cheap cars off the street for poor folks. The program essentially makes every car, no matter the condition, worth $4500.00. By doing so those of modest means cannot find an automobile for a better price. Now with the directive to chemically destroy the vehicles, the reasonable used car market is destroyed as well. In addition, this program makes engine car parts scarce as well.
This program is just another example of a poorly thought out program that does not help the poor.