Called the “People’s Pastor” for his long activist career, Herbert Daughtry in 1953 was convicted of armed robbery and assault charges. In prison, he had a religious conversion to Pentecostalism which led him to become a pastor in Brooklyn, New York. In 1980 Daughtry helped establish the National Black United Front, which helped organize the national campaign for reparations and has worked alongside the [...]
No, really. They are running them on YouTube and getting lots of hits. They must have caved in and adopted a “if you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em” strategy of backhanded support, since the more they critique Fox the higher Fox’s ratings go.
Check out this clip, in which O’Reilly says that the South [...]
It has been three months since I joined the ranks of the treadmill army. I want to make sure that I’m in shape when I’m forced to walk through the new body scanner at the airport. My routine consists of 45 minutes of pure torture and utter boredom. The machine that I use has a [...]
It’s been a week since Port-au-Prince was destroyed by an earthquake. In the days ahead, Haitians will undergo another trauma as rescue efforts struggle, and often fail, to keep pace with unfolding emergencies. After that—and most disastrously of all—will be the arrival of the soldiers of do-goodness, each with his brilliant plan to save Haitians [...]
President Obama carefully weighed his options this weekend. On the front of his desk were The Health of Obamacare and The Health of Haiti. On this day, our president judged Obamacare to be in more urgent need of his surgical superintendency. Haiti can Waiti. At this point, he had already dispatched Hillary, and he has [...]
It’s been a while since our last encounter when I told you I needed some time to think about where this relationship is going (you know how much I like Guinness, yet, you continue to ply me with Johnnie Walker Black, amongst other compromising things). I wanted to keep our personal issues as such–personal. [...]