Friday, May 29, 2015
An Open Letter to the Super Delegates
Written by Eric L. Wattree Sr. (Columnist) 17 April 2008
I realize that many of you feel that you owe the Clintons your loyalty, and others are waiting to ensure that you act in the Democratic Party’s best interest, but when is enough enough? Even the ... read more >>
Hillary’s Lies Threaten to Unravel Clinton Legacy
Written by Eric L. Wattree Sr. (Columnist) 10 April 2008
Hillary Clinton’s ravenous ambition and sense of entitlement has clearly blinded her to reality. If she wasn’t so blinded by the arrogance of believing that America owes her the presidency, ... read more >>
If We Allow Our Best to be Dragged Through the Mud the Average American Doesn’t Have a Chance
Written by Eric L. Wattree Sr. (Columnist) 03 April 2008
Along with the ability to inspire, a president should have the intelligence to see the big picture, the maturity to handle power, and the class to ensure that his or her own personal needs remain secondary ... read more >>
Jeremiah and America’s Blind Spot
Written by Eric L. Wattree Sr. (Columnist) 27 March 2008
The American media has become absolutely fixated on Rev. Jeremiah Wright. How could he say what he did about America? Why didn’t Senator Obama storm out of the church in protest? And how can Barack ... read more >>
The Problem with Hillary
Written by Eric L. Wattree Sr. (Columnist) 20 March 2008
The problem with Hillary is that she seems to think she’s smarter than the rest of us. The next time you hear her speaking at a political rally, listen to her closely, then ask yourself, does she ... read more >>
Hillary Holds Democrats Hostage
Written by Eric L. Wattree Sr. (Columnist) 13 March 2008
Blank statement: Hillary Clinton does not deserve the Democratic Nomination for president-in fact, based on what these primaries have revealed of her character, she doesn’t even deserve her seat ... read more >>
The 2008 State of the Black Union
Written by Eric L. Wattree Sr. (Columnist) 06 March 2008
I had the pleasure of watching Tavis Smiley’s entire production of the “2008 State of the Black Union” on CSPAN last week—and as usual, it was quite entertaining. But while I ... read more >>
Will the Real Hillary Clinton Please Stand Up?
Written by Eric L. Wattree Sr. (Columnist) 28 February 2008
After seven years of agony during the Bush administration, America has learned that the most important characteristics to look for in a president is good character and common sense. We’ve learned, ... read more >>
An Appointment with Destiny
Written by Eric L. Wattree Sr. (Columnist) 21 February 2008
You’re slipping, Hutch. Your lack of customary objectivity has finally betrayed your loyalties. I came to your site to comment on your Huffington Post article, “What Will Obama Do When There’s ... read more >>
I’m a Sellout for Supporting a Non-Slave?
Written by Eric L. Wattree Sr. (Columnist) 14 February 2008
I received your e-mail last night, but instead of giving in to the knee-jerk tendency to immediately respond, I thought I’d take the night to respectfully consider some of the issues you’ve ... read more >>
Can a Woman Be a Good President?
Written by Eric L. Wattree Sr. (Columnist) 07 February 2008
Anyone who can’t answer the above question in the affirmative couldn’t have been raised in the Black community. Because as ashamed as I am to have to admit it, it is clear to anyone with ... read more >>
When I Look at Barack Obama
Written by Eric L. Wattree Sr. (Columnist) 31 January 2008
When I look at Barack Obama, I not only wonder why every Black person in America isn’t supporting him, but why they aren’t jumping up and down with glee at the opportunity. I’ve had ... read more >>
Pass Me a Rock: It’s Lunchtime in the County Jail
Written by Eric L. Wattree Sr. (Columnist) 24 January 2008
Why is it that we have to pay Ben Bernanke millions of dollars to bring in a truckload of Ph.D.s just to tell us that we’re hurtin’? And even then they won’t give us a definitive answer—”Ah, ... read more >>
Why Do We Fight the N-Word Then Support American Gangster? They’re Both Saying the Same Thing–Ni**er
Written by Eric L. Wattree Sr. (Columnist) 10 January 2008
Why are we flocking to the movies and spending our hard-earned money to support “American Gangster?” And why did Denzel Washington, a brother that has brought so much pride to our community, ... read more >>
We Can't Blame a Lack of Knowledge on the White Man Because Knowledge is Free
Written by Eric L. Wattree Sr. (Columnist) 03 January 2008
A lady told me that I contradicted myself in last week’s article. She said I indicated that if we learned to think more efficiently, we could resolve our own problems, and we wouldn’t need ... read more >>
Jesus Was a Liberal
Written by Eric L. Wattree Sr. (Columnist) 20 December 2007
It never ceases to amaze me how Democrats can allow conservative Republicans—a group whose only reason for being is to undermine the poor—to co-opt the love of God as a political issue. I ... read more >>
Pelosi Briefed on Torture in 2002? No Wonder Impeachment is Off the Table
Written by Eric L. Wattree Sr. (Columnist) 13 December 2007
On Sunday, December 9, 2007, the Washington Post reported that in September 2002 four members of congress were briefed on “enhanced interrogation techniques” by the CIA—sweet talk for ... read more >>
A New Norm is Being Set in this Country - A Norm that Says the Average Citizen is Unimportant
Written by Eric L. Wattree Sr. (Columnist) 06 December 2007
During the Reagan administration the American people made the mistake of becoming more enamored with an individual than they were the laws of this land. As a result, America failed to act decisively ... read more >>
America is Fading Fast... and it’s Not Just the Other Guy's Fault
Written by Eric L. Wattree Sr. (Columnist) 29 November 2007
Have you ever noticed how much easier it is for some people to see the faults of other’s than it is to see their own? I was listening to one of my neighbors talking to my wife one day. She was ... read more >>
America, Please! How Can We Have So Many Scholars, and Not Recognize a Fool When We See One?
Written by Eric L. Wattree Sr. (Columnist) 22 November 2007
It’s amazing that the American people can’t see what’s going on right under their noses. We were smart enough to put a man on the Moon, yet we’re too dumb to realize that we’re ... read more >>
Democrats Fight Off Republican Vote to Impeach Cheney
Written by Eric L. Wattree Sr. (Columnist) 15 November 2007
If there’s anyone left who doesn’t realize that the people of this country have become totally irrelevant to our alleged “representatives”, the recent Democratic maneuver in congress ... read more >>
Which Way Will We Turn-Towards Martin's Dream or Into a Nightmare?
Written by Eric L. Wattree Sr. (Columnist) 08 November 2007
I just have to scratch my head when I see how we’re squandering away the rights that people fought so hard to provide us. Some of us are floatin’ around here acting like Martin’s dream ... read more >>
So Yet Another Dummy is Calling Black People Ignorant
Written by Eric L. Wattree Sr. (Columnist) 01 November 2007
But anger isn’t the key– the key is asking why If there was ever a need for proof of how elusive the concept of intelligence can be, one need go no farther than the renowned geneticist ... read more >>
Are Muslims Really the Bad Guys?
Written by Eric L. Wattree Sr. (Columnist) 25 October 2007
Pure, objective, and unadulterated truth is not nearly as complicated, or elusive, as we try to make it seem in this country. But since truth doesn’t lend itself to being Black, White, Jew, or ... read more >>
Lt. General Recordo S. Sanchez on U.S. Political Leaders:
Written by Eric L. Wattree Sr. (Columnist) 18 October 2007
When retired Lt. General Recordo S. Sanchez came to address the Military Reporters and Editors Luncheon in Washington D.C., he came with a purpose. He came to speak on behalf of the eight hundred troops ... read more >>

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Sat May 30 9:00AM -
Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend
Sat May 30 11:30AM -
Black Mother: Standing in the Gap
Sun May 31 9:00AM -
Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend
Sat Jun 6 11:00AM - 5:00PM
21st Annual Gilmore Heritage Auto Show
Tue Jul 14 5:00PM - 9:00PM
Taste of Farmers Market
Sun Aug 2 12:00PM - 3:00PM
L.A. Parent 35th Birthday Bash