Archive for February, 2018

Recapping Black History

Posted in Society on February 28th, 2018
Black History – A History Of Beauty

Since this is the end of Black History Month in America, here’s 27 fine reminders that Black History has always, despite the claims of some agitators, always been a history of the darker side of hotness. Despite various claims to contrary by certain sorts of agitators, Black women have always enjoyed – sometimes endured – the attentions of men in America of all races. It is only in the rarefied world of fashion that they are largely deprecated.

Hellfire! Despite claims to contrary, it common enough that the “Black Community” has some strong issues with it, especially their males, who have a huge problem with Black women dating Whites.

A more in-depth and NSFW review can be found here.

Related Reading:

America: A Narrative History (Tenth Edition)  (Vol. 1)
The Black Woman: An Anthology
Dream Big, Little One (Vashti Harrison)
Little Black Stretchy Pants
Crazy Sexy Love Notes: A 52-Card Deck

So…#Memogate

Posted in 2016 Election, Politics on February 27th, 2018

So…#Memogate. Ah yes, the almost but not quite tempest arising from the contents and release of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act Abuses at the Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation memo drafted by Congressman Devin Nunes (R-CA 22), in which are accusations of bias, collusion with the DNC, and various forms of wrongdoing by FBI officials while investigating then-candidate Donald Trump.

#Memogate Hurts The FBI's Feelings
The FBI’s Concerns About #Memogate

Obviously, senior members of the FBI had grave concerns about this sort of data being released to the general populace. They were legitimately concerned that, if these actions were publicized, it would greatly harm public confidence in their activities and worth to the People. Note of course, that they were far more concerned about the memo being released than about whether or not their people had committed these sorts of malfeasances…

Related Reading:

Proof of Collusion: How Trump Betrayed America
Chasing Hillary: Ten Years, Two Presidential Campaigns, and One Intact Glass Ceiling
Corruption: What Everyone Needs to Know®
Politics (Dover Thrift Editions)
News Literacy: The Keys to Combating Fake News

Xīn Nián Kuài Lè!

Posted in Society on February 16th, 2018

chinese-new-year Xīn Nián Kuài Lè! – Wāng Wāng! Wāng Wāng!
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Hey! It’s Chinese New Year, so xīn nián kuài Lè! Here’s to wishing for good luck – or, at least, getting lucky 😉 – and prosperity in the this, the Year of the Earth Dog.

Related Reading:

Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China
Ruby's Chinese New Year
Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus: The Classic Guide to Understanding the Opposite Sex
Crazy Sexy Kitchen: 150 Plant-Empowered Recipes to Ignite a Mouthwatering Revolution
Lonely Planet China (Travel Guide)