F-A-Natic Fridays – American Jihad

It is becoming more and more evident that the faces of terror are not what they used to be. After the failed attempt by the Christmas Day Bomber there was a lot of talk about “Profiling”. Is it time to start questioning people of Middle Eastern decent on GP? How much longer can we racially sensitive when the security of Americans is in question? These are some of the questions I hear from all levels; doesn’t matter if you ask the regular kat on the street or the book smart intellectual. It seemed as if the American people were reaching their breaking point. I honestly believe that after the Christmas Day Bomber failed that the American People were one incident away from saying F**K IT and start stopping every person that looks Middle Eastern and questioning any time they were boarding a plane.

That was my thought until this chick Colleen LaRose aka Jihad Jane hit the scene!

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Jihad Jane was recruited to slaughter Swedish cartoonist Lars Vilks; back in 2007 Lars drew a cartoon of Muhammad’s head on a dog which sparked controversy throughout the Muslim world. JJ was not acting alone in this plot, but it doesn’t take away from the fact that more Americans are joining the Jihad since the United States went into Afghanistan and then invaded Iraq. Over the past year more than 30 Americans have been charged with terrorism.

Americans have to realize it is more than looking for some Muslim looking kats that don’t eat pork. We can’t act like all the extremists nutbags are in the Middle East, nutbags are every where.

Don’t be fooled, Jihad Jane is not an anomaly!

As always….
If there is something to be said, “Its On Broadway” to step up and say it!!!

Takeover Thursdays – “Sallie Mae Six”

I want to take this opportunity to say that the United States Senate is FULL OF SHIT!!!!!

If I recall during the State of The Union Democrats applauded when President Obama announced reforms in education loans and how no one should go broke paying back school loans. I know these assholes cheered, so if you all cheered why can’t you idiots pass the damn Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act (SAFRA), without politics getting in the way?

Unlike Health Care Reform Republicans are not the ones standing in the way, it’s the Democrats! When I say Democrats I mean the morons in the Senate being led by Harry Reid. How is it the Dems in the House of Representatives can pass a SAFRA that is strong legislation worthy of the President’s signature, but the punk ass Dems in the Senate can’t even get out of their own way.

Before I get too far ahead of myself let me quickly explain SAFRA:

The Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act aka SAFRA expands current student loan programs; Pell Grant and Perkins Loan. Pell Grants do not require repayment and are awarded based on financial need. Perkins Loans are fixed interest rate loans of 5% for the duration of the ten-year repayment period. strengthening these programs will decrease the amount of money potential college students would have to borrow from private lenders. This would help graduates as they will not have to worry about their entire paychecks going to paying back student loans. This would also provide more incentive for kids to go to college. When I left for college I left a lot of intelligent friends behind who were not as fortunate as I was. For them going to college was nothing but a distant dream.

How could any Dem in the Senate not support this legislation? I mean Dems are supposed to be for the people, and help out those who are less fortunate. Well it’s easy, Dems in the Senate are too busy worrying about lining there pockets with money from the Private Lender lobbyist. So who are the punk ass Dems that are selling us out?

Senators Thomas R. Carper of Delaware, Blanche Lincoln of Arkansas, Ben Nelson of Nebraska, Bill Nelson of Florida, Mark Warner of Virginia and Jim Webb of Virginia.

I like to call these kats “The Sallie Mae Six”, I am sure they have no idea how difficult it is to send a kid to college. They are living comfy on $100K + salaries. They seem to care less about the middle/low-class families that put them in office and care MORE about private lenders like Sallie Mae (hence the name) with big lobbyists dollars.

I would love to TAKEOVER the Senate; Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid needs to give his team a kick in the ass. Reid can’t seem to push any legislation thru the Senate. Currently the House of Representatives (led by Nancy Pelosi) have 290 bills awaiting vote in the Senate. Right now Nancy Pelosi is a Ride or Die chick that President Obama can count on while Harry Reid is more like “Red” from “Friday”! If I was Senate Majority Leader, I would first try to quietly convince these kats to vote with the rest of the Dems on this legislation. If that didn’t work I would call a press conference and call them out; I would let everyone know about their new nickname the “Sallie Mae Six”. I know these kats wouldn’t be happy with me, but you know what F**K IT!! If you going to be about BS, then I am going to call you on your BS. I guarantee those 6 Democrats constituents would not be to happy with them supporting Sallie Mae. Seriously everyone knows Sallie Mae, when you graduate the last thing you want to see is a letter from that chick Sallie Mae.

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Basically Senator Reid needs to grow a set and make it happen, Reid needs to be honest with himself. He will more than likely not be re-elected to the Senate; in that case go for broke and just be gangsta with it! Throw caution in the wind and make something happen, go out like a man. Do this for the people, let’s make higher learning a possibility for the less fortunate. This country is losing the race on innovation and there is no reason that should ever happen.

For this country to be great again we have to start with education, and here is a clear-cut way to make education more affordable. When will we put aside the politics and get back to making this country work again?

UPDATE 4/23/2010:
Democrats were able to pass this Student Loans Reform by bundling it with the Health Care Reform legislation. Unfortunately the bill passed is not as strong as the original version:

From the New York Times:

Although private banks will no longer be allowed to make student loans with federal money, many will continue to earn income by servicing those loans.

The Congressional Budget Office said the direct-lending approach would save taxpayers about $61 billion over 10 years. Roughly $40 billion of the savings will be redirected to higher education. Education programs will get an additional $10 billion from the health care package.

The bill includes some landmark changes, like automatic increases, tied to inflation, in the maximum Pell grant award. But for individual students, the increase in the maximum Pell grant — to $5,900 in 2019-20 from $5,550 for the 2010-11 school year — is minuscule, compared with the steep, inexorable rise in tuition for public and private colleges alike.

Even though it is not as strong at least the bill will help ease the crunch of repaying these loans back:

The legislation will make it easier to pay back student loans, by reducing the share of income that a graduate must devote to loan payments and by accelerating loan forgiveness — but not right away. Those who take out new loans after July 1, 2014, will have to devote 10 percent of their income to payments, down from the current 15 percent, and those who keep up their payments will have their loans forgiven after 20 years, reduced from the current 25.

As always….
If there is something to be said, “Its On Broadway” to step up and say it!!!

WTF/WTH Wednesdays – Ben Roethlisberger

WTF is wrong with Big Ben??

How are you going to be caught up in 2 separate cases of possible sexual assault? C’mon son that’s just nutttzzzz!!!!

Seriously Big Ben whats the deal? You’re a young successful QB in the NFL, you have led your team to 2 Super Bowl titles. Are you that hard up for chicks?

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To be fair this is an older pic of Big Ben intoxicated and enjoying the ladies, but at the same time with all the allegations surrounding Ben it’s looking more and more like this is not too far from the Ben Roethlisberger that is currently being investigate for an alledged sexual assault of a 20-year-old on March 5th; Big Ben is currently denying anything happened. This is the 2nd time in 8 months that Big Ben has been implicated in some kind of sexual assault scandal. The first alledged incident occurred on July 17th 2009 at a Lake Tahoe resort; to be honest that case is on very shaky ground as the girl never filed criminal charges. She only filed a civil suit which makes it look more like an attempt to get some money from Ben. As I am a firm believer in the U.S. court system, Ben is of course innocent until proven guilty.

So far Ben has denied both allegations, BUT the problem is that he didn’t learn anything from the incident at Lake Tahoe. I understand that athletes are targets due to their fame and money but you have to be smarter than that. You can’t get caught up twice in less than a year, that shit right there makes no sense. In all honesty that’s up their with some PacMan type of recklessness, not trying to take a dig at PacMan (he has stayed out of trouble as of late) but his record speaks for itself.

So with all this alledged trouble Ben is in and this being his 2nd incident within a year; what will the NFL do?

Now before I proceed I would like to say I don’t necessarily see anything wrong with Ben being at that bar. Some will say your only looking for trouble when you’re a star athlete and your going out to bars. WHATEVER, you can be a star athlete and still have a good time at a bar. Ben is not married and he is still young, hell I am an older than Big Ben and as some of you know; Broadway likes to get it in from time to time. I will acknowledge there is a big difference between Ben and myself; NFL star vs regular Joe.

With that out-of-the-way, I realize Ben is only being investigated for these crimes and no formal charges have been filed, but Ben has still put himself and the NFL image in a bad situation. I have to say that the NFL silence on this matter is deafening at this point! The NFL Commissioner adopted a NFL Personal Conduct Policy back in April 2007. This policy was put in place to clean up the image of the NFL after several off the field incidents involving its players. Goodell wanted to send a message to not only players but also fans and corporate sponsors; that the NFL would not tolerate behavior that will tarnish the image of the league.

Last time I checked being accused of sexual assault was not looked upon favorably. Maybe Tiger Woods affairs raised the bar for indecency, lol.

The NFL has to take action, if it was Brandon Marshall I believe there would be some kind of suspension. I am not expecting the league to take immediate action but something better happen. In my opinion the NFL is setting a bad precedent when it comes to certain players. There is nothing stopping Roger Goodell, well except that this time around the bad behavior is coming from one of the leagues “Good Guys”.

Fair is Fair Roger!!!!!!

Breaking News: Just read on Black Sports Online that Ben Roethlisberger just admitted to police Milledgeville Police Dept. that he did indeed had some kind of sexual contact with his accuser. He is still denying that he forced himself on the girl, THE PLOT THICKENS…..

As always….
If there is something to be said, “Its On Broadway” to step up and say it!!!

Talking Points Tuesdays – How Many Kids????

Welcome to the NY Jets Antonio Cromartie; I may not be a Jets fans but I can tell you that Jets fans will love you if you play hard. With all that love comes some responsibility, and in the past you have not shown you’re not capable of handling the love. So to help you avoid past “mistakes” you made early on in your career. Here is a link you should checkout:

http://www.freemedicalcamps.com/vcamp.php?cityid=654

Not trying to come down on the young kat, who am I kidding yes I am! I just wanted to make sure Cromartie is aware how easy it can be to obtain condoms, because for some reason this seems to be a difficult idea for him to grasp. He has seven children by six different women in five states and at least five paternity suits in the past two years. This kat has been putting in a lot of work since he got into the NFL (2006), and it seems like most of that work was put in after his record-breaking 2007 season (team record 10 interceptions). For whatever reason Cromartie loves to go bareback with his women or at least he used to. According to his recent interviews he acknowledged he made some mistakes and that he is ready to take responsibility for those mistakes. Ayo homie, you may want to refrain from calling your kids mistakes!

Luckily for Cromartie the Jets saw enough in him to give him $500K up front to help him with his paternity suits; this is a damn shame for someone who is scheduled to make 1.7 million this year. Was it really worth it Cromartie? Now you have 7 mistakes in reportedly 5 states to support for a loooooooonnnnngggggg time. You know when you look at it a certain way the Jets made a pretty good investment, I mean Cromartie HAS to put in work so he can support all those kids!

In all seriousness this is not really about Cromartie but this is about the Larry Johnson’s (7 kids) (basketball) and Shawn Kemp’s (7 kids) of the world. WTH is going on these kats? Are they trying to get their “Big Love”? I don’t know but I doubt these guys will work as Mormons, lol:

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It’s not cool bringing all of these kids into the world without real dads; you can’t possibly be with all these kids to give them the attention they need. No disrespect to single mothers out there but a child (boy or girl) needs a father to teach them the little things in life.

Money is not a substitute for daddy!

Let’s get it together folks; we cheer these heroes of the gridiron on Sundays. I say this coming season Jets’ fans need to really get behind and support the newest Jet; Antonio Cromartie.

K-I-D-S, Kids, Kids, Kids…………………..
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As always….
If there is something to be said, “Its On Broadway” to step up and say it!!!

Militant Mondays – David Paterson

Governor David Paterson of New York is the perfect example of someone who was never built for the public light of being governor. From the moment he stepped into the role taking over for a disgraced Eliot Spitzer he has dealt with some kind of controversy. The day he was sworn in all New Yorker had hoped Paterson could restore a level of dignity to the office. I mean he couldn’t have been any worse, right?

Former Governor Spitzer resigned due to his dealings with a high-class prostitute, but even before that Spitzer was involved with another scandal called trooper gate. It is alleged that Spitzer had NY State Trooper’s keeping tabs on NY Senate Majority Leader Joseph Bruno. At that point New Yorker’s believed it couldn’t get any worse.

Well……

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From the moment this kat took the oath of office it seemed like a down hill ride!

The day after his inauguration both he and his wife admitted to cheating on each other…. Hmmmm, ok! I guess we can be cool with this, at least he is admitting to it and it shouldn’t have any bearing on how he can govern. Plus no one is perfect!

Well, in 2 years this guy has created so much controversy that he has lost all political power within NY State. He actually started out ok; he was able to close a $4.6 Billion dollar deficit while reigning in a bloated budget left behind by Spitzer. So I do have to give him credit for one thing. Unfortunately it didn’t get any better…

I believe all control was lost when 2 Democrats flipped and became Republicans as there was basically a coup attempt to change power in the NY State Senate. This went on for a couple of days as Paterson tried to restore order by bringing the sides together. Both sides came together but for the most part ignored Paterson; he would never recover from this.

As for the other scandals we all know the rest of the story; participation in a possible cover up of a close aide physically abusing a girlfriend and not paying for Yankees tickets. Personally I can’t forgive him for the Yankee tickets (disgruntled Mets fan), LOL.

Who would ever thought in a time when we can celebrate the first Black President and New York’s first Black governor that within a year things would be so bad that the White House (President Obama) asked him not to run for re-election. I mean how bad can it get when a brother can’t stick up for another brother? Whatever happened to Bros before hoes?? Just kidding, I actually applaud the White House for staying focus and understanding what is best for the party.
NY has become the laughing-stock of state-run governments; I mean I thought Detroit was bad with Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick. It’s as of the blind is leading the… Ummmmm, I mean its like amateur hour in Albany; HA! This kat Paterson acts as if he can’t see the writing on the wall… Damn, my bad!! LOL

Even Gov. Paterson’s seeing eye dog quits:
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All jokes aside, NY has suffered enough from poor mismanagement this is a great city that needs a no-nonsense Governor that will bring this great state back to its rightful position as one of the greatest states in the country. With that said I don’t believe Gov Paterson should resign, at this point it is too late in the game. Budget for 2010-2011 is due in April. What sense would it make to have him resign for someone else to get up to speed to get a good budget in? He was able to close a budget deficit back in 2008-2009 he can do it again. Even with all his screw ups he has displayed the ability to make the tough decisions.

So let’s leave the guy alone and let him finish out, as New Yorker’s I think we had enough of our dirty laundry being aired out for the rest of the country to see.

I say we as New Yorkers make a deal with Governor Paterson; we will let him stay in office as long as he can keep his blind ass out of NYC clubs. C’mon Son, fair is fair!!

Gov Paterson hanging out a NYC nightclub the day before delivering a sobering message concerning NY’s budget issues; NO BUENO:
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As always….
If there is something to be said, “Its On Broadway” to step up and say it!!!

WTF/WTH Wednesdays – LeBron James

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LeBron James will be changing from the #23 to the #6 as a tribute to Michael Jordan and everything he has done for the NBA. What a noble gesture by this young gifted ball player. King James as he is commonly referred to, also dropped the hint to that he believes no one should wear the #23 in the NBA. Back on November 19th James stated:

“I feel like no NBA player should wear 23. I’m starting a petition, and I’ve got to get everyone in the NBA to sign it. Now, if I’m not going to wear No. 23, then nobody else should be able to wear it.”

WTF, get the f**k outta here…..

What humility by the one they call King James… Yeah right, I call BULLSHIT on Lebanon James (Meet the Browns reference)!!!

C’mon son, don’t BS with us. Keep it real LBJ; this is about jersey sales which mean more money for your pockets. If this was really about respect and honor you wouldn’t select the #6 as your new number; I know the King has heard of Bill Russell before. No offense to Michael Jordan who is arguably the greatest basketball player in NBA history, but Bill Russell did it on and off the court. During a period of time when people of color faced segregation Russell stood tall and supported the Black Power movement. Now you can agree or disagree with the way Bill handled race relations but at least he stood for something. In contrast Jordan stood by quietly as Nike used child labor in manufacturing sneakers.

So forgive me King James if I am not buying your explanation for the change; no one would think any less of you if you just said you wanted a change. Check Kobe, he made his change real simple; no need for the theatrics. Most may disagree with me but it all seems phony to me; also what’s up with him talking about,

“if I’m not going to wear No. 23, then nobody else should be able to wear it.”

Ok….. I guess the King has spoken, LOL! I think young James should focus more on winning an NBA title than about paying tribute to MJ.

Don’t get it twisted I enjoy watching LeBron play and I think by the end of his career he will go down as one of the greatest in the game. I just find all of this nonsense about number changes and retiring the #23 throughout the league a little over the top. He better pay attention to what this season will bring for him; Melo, D Wade, and Kobe are not about to bow to the King!

WE ARE ALL NOT WITNESSES!!!!!

By the way, yes I am a disgruntled Knicks fan who is NOT delusional about LeBron coming to NYC next season!

As always….
If there is something to be said, “It’s On Broadway” to step up and say it!!!

Talking Points Tuesdays – Hypocrisy

Hy·poc·ri·sy – a pretense of having a virtuous character, moral or religious beliefs or principles, etc., that one does not really possess.

I am starting to believe that Republicans like Senator Jim Bunning (R-KY) suffer from bipolar disorder; on Friday February 26th Sen. Bunning decided that he had to stand up for the American people. If he had to be the only voice of reason in stopping needless spending by the United States government he would stand and stand-alone.

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This nutbag all of a sudden had an epiphany and decided that he had enough of poor government spending. So how would this delusional out of touch cantankerous moron display his displeasure with the Senate and their frivolous spending ways???? The only way a privileged piece of shit would see fit; holding up a $10 billion dollar spending bill. Not just any spending bill, his block on the bill forced some 2,000 federal employees into unpaid furloughs, put jobless benefits in jeopardy for millions and halted more than 40 highway projects.

Bravo Senator Bunning, you definitely proved a point… unfortunately you only proved how much of a dumbass you are! Why not stand up against something that would hurt big business instead of hurting millions of Americans who are struggling to survive while trying to find a job as we recover from this recession. Here’s a thought, why not stand up against increasing the defense budget? Instead you choose to hurt the people you serve, the American people you claim you are protecting from big government spending. I wonder if Senator Bunning ever faced the possibility of missing a mortgage payment or looking at his kids not knowing where their next meal was coming from. I am guessing he never had to wonder about that!

Jim Bunning, the former MLB pitcher now Senator representing Kentucky continued his insanity Tuesday morning; once again blocking a vote. It’s as if he was having a flash back to when he was a pitcher on the mound stalling while he decided his next pitch. What did he hope to gain from all this?

Continuing his delay Bunning decided to lecture the senate about spending, he talked about the hypocrisy of the government to ask Americans to be wise in budgeting while it’s government shameless continued spending on programs they had no idea how they would be paid for ($10 billion dollar spending bill). As he stood at his self-proclaimed bully pulpit he spoke of utilizing a method President Obama asked Congress to enact a little over a month ago; Pay-As-You-Go aka PAYGO.

I have to admit that Senator Bunning has a point, on January 28th Congress voted in favor of enacting PAYGO. So I applaud Bunning for wanting to stick with that initiative, the only problem with Bunning calling on PAYGO is that the dumb shit voted along party lines against PAYGO! Since PAYGO was an initiative supported by President Obama, no way he could support that as a Republican, WTF!!!

This is what I am talking about; HYPOCRISY! The gall of some of these Republicans, they write letters begging for Stimulus funds and how it will benefit their constituents. Only to turn around months later and demonize Stimulus as big government out of control spending. In another case of hypocrisy they demand the president focus on job creation, so when the president suggest using repaid TARP funds to fund these programs Republicans turn around and say NO!

And now we have Sen. Bunning and his lone crusade with first voting ‘No’ on PAYGO and now calling for the Senate to utilize it! We need to continue to call out the hypocrisy of the Republican party. Let it be clear that Republicans are not alone in this game; Democrats should also be called out when it comes to hypocrisy. No one is allowed to bend the truth to make themselves look good, as the late great Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan once said:

“Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not to his own facts.”

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With skyrocketing unemployment the American people don’t have time for the back and forth, we need action!

Late Tuesday night Sen Bunning finally removed his block of the spending bill and it was voted thru the Senate with a overwhelming majority. It will now go to the House for approval, hopefully it will not be too late to still help those in need. All this for nothing, no lessons learned; except for millions of people without unemployment benefits. Obviously to Senator Bunning that’s nothing but a drop in the bucket, right?

It’s time for Democrats and Republicans in both the Senate and the House to STOP THE BULLSHIT!!!!!!

As always….
If there is something to be said, “It’s On Broadway” to step up and say it!!!

Militant Mondays – Al Sharpton vs. Tavis Smiley

What happened to the good old days when it was so easy; when you wouldn’t even imagine a battle between Al Sharpton and Tavis Smiley being a fair fight. Times sure have changed…

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On 2/10 Al Sharpton, Ben Jealous (President of the NAACP), and Marc H. Moiral (President and CEO of the National Urban League) visited the White House to deliver a message to ensure that President Obama kept everyone in mind when it came to a jobs creation bill. After the meeting Sharpton along with others made sure to point out that in no way were they asking the president for “race-based programs” but a job creation program “where everyone is included”. Sharpton also added, “We need to make sure that those efforts to spur job creation are equally and fairly distributed so that, when the rubber meets the road, we’re all in the car.”.

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On 2/23 Tavis Smiley went on Tom Joyner’s Morning Show; during his appearance he decided to challenge Sharpton’s position on how the president should address the “Black Agenda”. Tavis went on a rant talking about how some Black Leaders have been writing a “new song” on how we should handle the “Black Agenda”. He continued to say how this “new song” was not the “songs” he was familiar with; referencing old negro spirituals.

FYI, Tavis use of the term “New Song” is in reference to a new way of promoting the “Black Agenda”. What is necessary for Black America to be successful in the United States. Of course Tavis is not in favor of this “New Song”.

Tavis continued to promote that we all need to get together using the analogy that we needed to have a “choir practice” (panel discussion) with all Black Leaders together. He explains that we all need to get on the same page and have the same message. That we should not be afraid to challenge the president to address the “Black Agenda”; this “choir practice” would occur at an event that Tavis was putting together later on this month in Chicago. He wrapped up his rant/promo by listing several prominent Black Leaders that have been invited; Sharpton, Charles Ogletree, Michael Eric Dyson, Dr Cornel West, Minister Farrakhan etc….

So what are my thoughts about all of this?

Well, I am a supporter of Tavis Smiley and I think he is a good person that means the very best for people of color; but I have to admit that he is wrong! The mistake Tavis makes is that in his haste to regain relevance in the Black Community his issue with Al Sharpton and others who attended the meeting at the White House is inaccurate. He uses a New York Times article that was written 2 days before Sharpton and others attend the meeting at the White House. As i noted earlier in this posting Sharpton and others emerged from that meeting with he following comments:

“race-based programs” but a job creation program “where everyone is included”. Sharpton also added, “We need to make sure that those efforts to spur job creation are equally and fairly distributed so that, when the rubber meets the road, we’re all in the car.”.

If Tavis had been paying attention he would have noticed that Sharpton’s comments are aligned with the message that he has always promoted, it is a message similar to the one in his book “Accountability”. Tavis is a better person than the guy I heard on the Tom Joyner Morning Show and the Al Sharpton Radio Show. Before he can move forward Tavis owes Al Sharpton, Ben Jealous, and Marc Morial an apology for his reckless portrayal of these men as selling out the “Black Agenda”. Mr. Smiley must always remember it is not about an individual it is the cause and how that cause fits in the grand scheme of the bigger picture.

As for Al Sharpton, he is not without some fault here. In order for Black people to move forward we will need all hands on deck. I will be the first to admit that I am not a huge fan of Sharpton. I will forever have the image of Tawana Brawley and a jogging suit wearing reverend with a perm. Say what you want about Al but he has made himself into a somewhat respectable leader (in my opinion); but Sharpton cannot forget where he came from and those who supported him (including Smiley). It was last year that Sharpton supported Tavis as he was labeled a hater when he criticized then Presidential Candidate Obama for not attending The State of the Black Union. So for Sharpton to now talk about Tavis and take shots at him about his past criticisms of the President is unfair.

Both men need to stop the attacks and talk to each other, no need for the cameras to be present. Last week both men referred to each other as brothers and expressed love for one another. If that is the case they need to start showing that love; stop airing the dirty laundry. This is exactly what the media wants, with each passing day the media continues to pen story after story about Black America not being happy with what the president is doing for them. Instead of feeding into this selfishness and trying to protect bruised egos the 2 of them need to be promoting the same message.

Black America needs the United States of America just as much as the United States of America needs Black America to succeed; one cannot succeed without the other!

Before I go I have one last comment; Tom Joyner stop your shuckin’ and jivin’! You falsely reported to Al Sharpton that Tavis said he had Sharpton as a confirmed guest for his event in Chicago. I listened to the audio and Tavis never said that, he said he had invited people like Al Sharpton and others; never stated they were confirmed. We don’t need you instigating shit between Al and Tavis so you can help boost your ratings!

As always….
If there is something to be said, “It’s On Broadway” to step up and say it!!!