IS FRIEDMAN TRIPPIN’?

      The question is which drugs Thomas L. Friedman took before writing his Obama, Snowden and Putin article for the NY Times? The first piece of madness he wrote referenced President Obama’s surveillance reforms: Considering the breadth of reforms that President Obama is now proposing to prevent privacy abuses in intelligence gathering, in […]

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FIVE FIERY FELA REMIXES

    Fela Kuti’s music offers an outrageously large and flexible canvas for remixers to play with, and while I can’t verify that Stamp the Wax identified the absolute best five Fela remixes released to the world, you should trust that the joints they featured are too damn good. I’m currently banging Ossie’s Bump Edit remix […]

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OBAMA BEATS SECOND BUSH FOR IDEAS

I don’t work for US intelligence,  so I don’t have access to the info that led the US to believe an imminent Al-Qaeda attack on Americans overseas is real or that the threat should prompt the closure of US embassies across the Middle East, North Africa and parts south of the Sahara Desert, but you […]

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THE MISSING PIECE IN THE NSA BEEF

Do you know what’s missing in this debate about Edward Snowden and the  National Security Agency? Perhaps the point that Americans likely have no idea of what their rights are! A lawyer friend of mine talked about an experiment conducted during Edward R. Murrow’s time where Americans were shown a copy of the Bill of […]

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NETANYAHU: NOT TRUE & NEVER

    As we move closer to this Washington-hatched fantasy known as the Middle East Peace Talks between the Israelis and the Palestinians, watch this video of a Wednesday night exchange in the Israeli Knesset between Arab MK Jamal Zahalka and fellow Israeli lawmakers: Zahalka was subsequently heckled by Habayit Hayehudi lawmakers, who said, “You […]

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WHOSE BLACK CRISIS? PT. 1

Folks, I understand why the mainstream media feels motivated to distill complex issues like the social crisis in American communities of African descent to consumable sound bytes and binary solutions – with partial thanks to Don Lemon and the clownish antics of Matt Patrick and Quanell X – but why are we willing to drink […]

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