Archive for February 9th, 2014

Michael Jackson said …

Sunday, February 9th, 2014

… he got the idea for his ‘moonwalk’ from Charlie Chaplin.  This could have been the movie.

Sunday, February 9th, 2014

Black Or African-American?

Sunday, February 9th, 2014

 

Halle Berry - the perfect combination of black and white.

First, most people of African descent in America are not offended by either term.  In doing some research on the subject, I even found the term “Black-American” is accepted by many – especially those who call themselves “Black-Americans.”

African-American is a little misleading because, of course, Africa is a continent not a country.  And few “Black” people are purely black.

I think people should be called whatever they want to be called and no one person speaks for an entire group.  I look forward to a day when all the hyphens are dropped and every one of us calls ourselves “American.”

Here’s a short video that asks the question, “Black or African-American?”  I’m sure it’s just my white perception but most of those interviewed seem bored by the question.

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“Fuck The European Union”

Sunday, February 9th, 2014


Assistant Secretary of State for Europe Victoria Nuland made the obscene comment above last week in reference to the EU’s efforts to resolve the crisis in the Ukraine. Her comment was taped from a telephone call.

I don’t know what’s worse: the top American diplomat to Europe having the mouth of a truck driver – or the fact she’s too dumb to remember not to recklessly chat on the phone.


Read more here.