Despite the Florida Democratic Party providing President Barack Obama with a list of Democratic legislature candidates that included Lisa Montelione running for House District 63 against Republican Shawn Harrison, the Hillsborough County Democratic Black Caucus said not so fast. The HCDBC put out a slate card for its members and the black community that had […]
Chain Gang Charlie Is Back, Unfortunately For Black Folks In CD 13!
Good Grief! Chain Gang Charlie Crist is back! I thought after 2014, Black folks would have seen the last of this snake slithering through our churches, slobbering on our kids, and pretending to be Frederick Douglass reincarnated. But, alas, with redistricting, and what he sees as a sure thing, a reprieve from Charlie Crist was […]
Pam Keith, Racism Claims, And Debates
You would have to be living under a rock in Florida not to know that I’m the FIRST one to call out racism against Black people. I call out racism so much that I have been called racist myself. That being said, WFTV Channel 9 in Orlando is having a debate between Patrick Murphy and […]
Debbie Wasserman Schultz Will Do Anything To Stay Away From CD23!
DWS has made it clear. She would rather do anything other than spend time in Congressional District 23. The former Chair of the Democratic National Committee used that position to stay away. She spent much more time outside the district than she did in. There are cities in her district, primarily the ones where minorities […]
Why Black Communities In Florida Congressional District 23 Should Look At Tim Canova
As the late, great poet and author Maya Angelou said: “When someone shows you who they are believe them; the first time.” Those words of wisdom are ones to live by, no more so than any place like politics. Nothing frustrates me more than candidates who only come around at election time to churches, as […]
Tampa City Councilman Frank Reddick Endorses Betty Reed For SD19
Frank Reddick, Tampa District 1 City Councilman, and former Chair of the City Council, endorsed former representative Betty Reed to succeed Arthenia Joyner as the Senator for District 19 on Friday. “I am honored to be endorsed by Tampa City Councilman Frank Reddick, a great community leader and longtime friend.” Said Reed. Reed is in […]
AFL-CIO Says No To Debbie Wasserman Schultz!
For the first time in 24 years, Debbie Wasserman Schultz will not get the endorsement of the AFL-CIO. Despite getting the recommendation of the Broward County chapter, Wasserman Schultz did not get the required 2/3 votes to secure the endorsement. Some state AFL-CIO chapters have stated that there would be no endorsement of Democrats who […]
Debbie Wasserman Schultz: “The Empress Has No Clothes”
Debbie Wasserman Schultz is out as DNC Chair. The only thing left to do is relinquish the title, because as of now, she has no power! We all know the story, The Emperor Has No Clothes”, where the Emperor allowed himself to be dressed in nonexistent clothes for a procession through town, never admitting that […]
Donald Trump, Gwen Margolis, Racism, And The Democratic Party
Donald Trump is in the news for making racist statements. What else is new, right? We’ve come to expect this behavior from Donald Trump. This time, the Republican nominee for the President of The United States of America said that a judge presiding over a case involving him, Judge Gonzalo Curiel, can’t do his job […]
Congressional Black Caucus PAC Can’t Help Debt Trap Debbie Wasserman Schultz
Yesterday the Congressional Black Caucus PAC, with a 20-member board including 11 lobbyists, 7 elected officials, and 2 people who work for the PAC, endorsed Debbie Wasserman Schultz. The CBC-PAC is the political arm of the Congressional Black Caucus. If this is supposed to mean that Black folks have confidence in Debt-Trap Debbie, the CBC-PAC, […]
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