Bits of Information From MSNBC Today.

Over 4 million Obama voters from 2012 did not vote in the 2016 Election. 2016 was an election cycle in which Trump’s margin of victory was one of the narrowest in U.S. history. It came down to about 78,000 votes in three states, including Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin. It’s hard not to wonder, then, how…

Obama goes to Wall Street

Seeing all these posts in enthusiastic support of Obama receiving $400,000 in exchange for a speech for Wall Street Bankers got me thinking.  He has every right to give the speech and to be paid every dollar he’s earned for doing so.  In truth, were I offered $400,000 for a speech for the Wall Street…

Hunger Strike at Guantanamo Bay Prison

Years after President Obama promised to close that hell hole, the prisoners at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba have begun a hunger strike, and it seems that it didn't start just recently.  Some have lost “30 pounds or more” according to one lawyer who represents 15 of the men being held there. Links galore after the squiggle…

New BBC Poll: The Rest of the Planet Backs Obama!

It seems that if the rest of the civilized world (or, at least most of it) could vote in the upcoming American presidential election, they would vote for Barack Obama by a count of 50% for Obama to 9% for Romney. No shit. In a recent (10/22/2012) poll conducted by Globescan for the BBC, Obama…

After Four Years, What Should Obama Presidency Mean to African Americans?

As the nation marks the end of the four-year term of Barack Obama’s ascendance to the presidency, (or the beginning of a new term), we will once again be subjected to endless discussion about the significance of the nation’s first non-white president. For many African-Americans, this may be a time to again celebrate the achievement…

Obama SuperPAC ad HQ

Oh, this is the PLACE, folks!  This is the YouTube SOURCE for watching the ads that Obama's SuperPAC – PrioritiesUSAaction – produces and put onto TVs all over the nation. You can watch them all. You can subscribe to the channel and get the new ones posted to your YouTube homepage as they are put…

Who knew?

I know that many in the community here, and rightly so, are ready to move past emotionally cathartic posts about their feelings on the election.  Yet I wanted to type out my little story here for myself if for no one else.  A little of my own background might make this a bit more interesting…