Categories Archives: Commentary

Focused on a Post-Harvey Houston.

I’ve said many times that we will do things differently in the post-Harvey world, so here are some important details on my proposal to build Houston homes differently to prevent flooding. We will require that residential structures be built higher. We w ...

The State Of The Union.

The State of the Union is “spiritually-morally” upside-down, because President Donald J. Trump is America’s Greatest National Disaster! Hence, if you thought acts of nature (Hurricanes, Mud Slides, Floods, and Tornados) and individuals drivi ...

Behind the Black Unemployment Rate.

When the unemployment rate dropped and economic conditions improved under the leadership of President Barack Obama, 45 derided the gains as “fake news”. He suggested that the monthly Employment Situation (www.bls.gov) reports of the Bureau of ...

CBC Members Plan State of the Union Protest.

ABOVE: CBC members plan to protest the president’s State of the Union address. (Freddie Allen/AMG/NNPA) During a lengthy, members-only meeting on Capitol Hill on January 19, members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) discussed various options to p ...

Man Is God’s Glory!.

A man’s willingness to glorify God is what makes him a “Man of God”, not a male of the world. Hence, a worldly male can easily be persuaded to become a “lifetime-card-carrying-member” of the “devil’s workshop”.  And, “We know that all t ...

Man Is God’s Glory!.

A man’s willingness to glorify God is what makes him a “Man of God,” not a male of the world. Hence, a worldly male can easily be persuaded to become a “lifetime-card-carrying-member” of the “devil’s workshop.”  And, “We know that all t ...

Fifty Years Ago.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., born on January 15, 1929, turned 39 years old fifty years ago. Assassinated on April 4, 1968, he didn’t make it to 40. Yet in his scant 39 years on the planet, he upended the ways we think about race, capitalism, poverty, po ...

Gone With The Wind!.

“Gone with the wind” are the days when America was great. Of course, Native American Indians knew that North America was great prior to the Pilgrims landing at Plymouth Rock. In fact, they only took from the land that which was necessary to su ...

Edification and Humility.

Life is such a precious gift. We tend to spend the best parts of our lives in the pursuit of our ambitions, without pausing to consider the purpose of it all. I have certainly been guilty of this basic fault of our human condition. But life has a funny wa ...