"Knowledge of other people's beliefs and ways of thinking must be used to build bridges, not to create conflicts."- Kjell Magne Bondevik, Former Prime Minister of Norway As I mentioned in an earlier post, the Republican Gubernatorial Debate took place on the same night that my wife and I went to see Hamilton in Memphis.... Continue Reading →
"There is much more to being a patriot and a citizen than reciting the pledge or raising the flag."Jesse "The Body" Venture, Former WWE Wrestler/Governor of Minnesota While I'm counting down the days to the next 2-day Debate-A-Thon taking place next week with the Democratic presidential candidates, another important debate is taking place tonight! At... Continue Reading →
In the name of public accountability, I'm using this page to keep track of my actions during the 30 Day Challenge. I'll update this post each day with my new actions. #30Days So here's what I've been up to... Day 1 (July 8): Bringing back #MelaninMonday (est. 2018) by donating to Brandon Rue, a young... Continue Reading →
"What scares me is that one day my son will ask me, 'What did you do, daddy, when the **** was going down'"- Richard Pryor (1971) If you're friends with me on Facebook, or if you follow me on Twitter, you might've noticed the 30 Day Challenge I completed in the 30 days leading up... Continue Reading →
After all the fun we had during the first debates, we need to make a few changes to the seating arrangements at the cookout.
"Hey guys, people don't want to see a food fight. They want to know how we're going to put food on their table.'- Senator Kamala Harris The following are thoughts that came up as I watched Part II of the First Democratic Debate: I feel that there are more serious contenders in this debate. Switch... Continue Reading →
"We shouldn't conduct foreign policy in our bathrobe at 5AM."- Senator Amy Klobuchar The following are thoughts that came up as I watched Part I of the First Democratic Debate: I’m usually impressed when candidates can break out a little Spanish when they’re speaking. But I get the sense that Beto just did it because... Continue Reading →
It's finally happening. For months, I've been talking about creating a blog where I can talk about policy/politics, Mississippi (especially the Delta), delicious plates of food, and a few other random things that come to mind from time to time. There have been several moments where I've given this idea serious thought, and there have... Continue Reading →