Chokwe Lumumba at his inaugural address in 2013 The mayor of Jackson Mississippi Chokwe Lumumba died of heart failure on Tuesday. Lumumba, who died Tuesday at age 66 of heart failure, took office last July in a city coping with the long-term effects of middle-class flight and infrastructure decay. He was a proud black radical. […]
Houston Mayor Annise Parker marries long time partner The Houston Chronicle is reporting that Houston Mayor Annise Parker has married her longtime partner. Houston Mayor Annise Parker and longtime partner Kathy Hubbard are now married – at least in the eyes of 18 states, including California, where the couple formally exchanged vows Thursday in a […]
Chris Christie gave a lengthy press conference on the closure of the busiest bridge in the country. He is finally taking responsibility for the George Washington bridge debacle. Or is he? Chris Christie is claiming that he had no clue that lanes on the George Washington Bridge were closed because of a vendetta against Fort […]
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford The crack smoking Toronto Mayor Rob Ford had a press conference at his city hall. The press conference lasted about 6 minutes or so. He gave his statement and did not take any questions.. Mayor Rob Ford apologized profusely for smoking crack. He said that he felt a tremendous weight lifted […]
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford finally came out and admitted he smoked crack cocaine after leaving the question open for several months. As late as yesterday he was still being very evasive as to whether he actually smoked cocaine. Two days ago he apologized for getting ‘hammered’, drunk. Toronto Mayor Rob Ford admits he smoked crack […]
When Americans are asked if they want Social Security they do not only say they want it, they say they are willing to pay for more. This holds true for both Democrats and Republicans. Most Americans support Medicare and Medicaid uncut or expanding. The Conservative site The Blaze reports in a telling story titled “Bad […]
Anthony Weiner Update: Below is a different video than the one in the original post. The guy Weiner was arguing with initially sneered at Weiner for marrying an Arab. I may take a lot of flak for this one but in this case I am on Anthony Weiner’s side. I am not condoning what Weiner did. […]
Houston Mayor Annise Parker made a visit to the Kingwood Area Democrats monthly meeting to discuss the state of our city as well as other prescient issues.