The Theology of Obamacare

And so, my friends, the Supreme Court of the United States, or SCOTUS, has spoken. In a 5-4 decision, the Affordable Care Act, more commonly referred to as Obamacare, was ruled Constitutional, not under the Commerce Clause, mind you, as was originally argued before the SCOTUS by the Obama administration, but as a tax, a label which, ironically, …

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What Black Democrats Could Learn From a Town Drunk

I recently came across an opinion piece written by CNN Contributor Roland Martin entitled 'Romney smart to speak to NAACP'. In the article, Martin presents his rationale for why such an appearance could be advantageous to the presumptive Republican presidential nominee and the Republican party in reaching out to black voters. However, in digesting Martin's hypothesis, I …

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Real Men Waltz

File this one under "If The Shoe Fits..." In case you haven't noticed there is a crisis in America, the origins of which, to a large extent, can be traced as far back as the Garden of Eden when God said to Eve, "Yet your desire will be for your husband, and he will rule over you." …

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The Myth of Certainty

Growing up in inner-city Atlanta, in the public housing projects of Dixie Hills, a lesson that I learned early in life is that there would be material things that I would desire to have but could not have. That was my reality and I accepted it. My family never owned a car. If there was somewhere …

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