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Shirley Sherrod Fired From White House

Shirley Sherrod Fired From White House
Shirley Sherrod Fired From White House
When we think of the Internet, we admire the advancements in technology and how life has been made so much easier. We surf the web with ease because in this Information Age, everything is just a click away. It's had advantages and disadvantages. Many have gained employment and shared good information. Unfortunately for Shirley Sherrod that wasn't the case.

Recently, Shirley Sherrod, former USDA State Director, overseeing the rural development in Georgia, lost her job fueled by misinformation. A snippet of a speech she had delivered in previous months, spitefully surfaced and was misconstrued as racist.

The Obama Administration denounced Sherrod and within 48 hours became apologetic along with Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsak.

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Fallacy of Unemployment

Jville_picA few weeks ago, former Speaker of the House, Tom Delay hurled himself back into the spotlight when he stated unemployment compensation keeps people from looking for work. The media was quick to tackle the former speaker for his remarks. Nevertheless, his asinine opinion is a representation of how out of touch many politicians are with the constituents they serve.

Anyone who is or has been unemployed will attest that the monetary benefits received aren’t nearly enough to cover the basic cost of living for a single person, let alone someone with a family to support. Granted, the situation can function as a startling realization in deciphering needs
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Black Man! Daddy!

400643_uncle_and_nephewI want to start out by saying that this is my article filled with things I have seen through my eyes.  I want to thank everyone that participated in the part one of Black Man.  I was going to write about enablers and the black man but I will save that for part three.

GOD LOVED YOU SO MUCH THAT HE MADE YOU A DAD!

There are so many sisters with families. The most important person missing from a lot of these families is daddy. I drive transit buses for a living and for most of the month; you see a majority of women and children. When the first week of the month rolls around, DADDY”S HOME! He’s grocery shopping with his family, getting new clothes and shoes at the mall, his woman is paying HIS bus fare and all is good. When that week is over you don’t see him anymore.

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