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Why I love blogging 9/6/2012: Over 21 post

There are times I really enjoy blogging. Blogging allows me to be free of certain rules of engagement.  I am free to write my thoughts.  I am writing opinion not facts in this posting. 

Last night President Clinton said what many were thinking.  He was erroneous when he suggested Mitt Romney had a plan.  Mitt only has whine to go with the cheese he has stashed offshore.  President Obama has a viable plan that the GOP House will not put into action. 

Romney promises 69 but I am only hearing an unreciprocated 68.  This trickle down stuff has been going on since before my birth.  Each time it becomes the rule of thumb we see a depression.  It is time to end this 10 years of Bush tax cuts


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I am typing a few quick thoughts today.  This thought is about White people being real.  When I returned to Mississippi in 2002, I had planned to only be here two years.  I didn't wish my kids to be in the oppressiveness of Mississippi too long.   I like other young Black people left this state before the ink was dry decades earlier.  When I returned in 2002, I was to learn of a silent change in the state, White folks waking-up. 

They are sadly still not the majority in 2017 but they are growing daily.  Trump has helped many White people face the mirror no longer able to deny the truth.  They are now facing the results of hate without the filter of Confederate glasses.  Mississippi is a wreck and holding on to a divisive symbol of hate, our flag.  Centuries of hate in the state has left the state destitute to the point even White people are leaving in large numbers.   Those now leaving are exporting hate to other states that have done well economically by ending policy of hate.