Archive for September, 2002

Monday, September 30th, 2002

Fox News is announcing Torricelli is going to drop out of the Senate. This may be harder for Forrester going up against any other Democrat who will probably be harder to beat than Torricelli. The Democrats do not have a replacement as of yet.

Monday, September 30th, 2002

LL Cool J And The Future Of Black Politics

Last Monday it was generally anounced that P. Diddy has endorsed Carl McCall in New York’s gubernatorial contest. Now, LL Cool J has stepped in and endorsed Pataki. LL Cool J endorsed Pataki for stepping up after September 11th and doing great thinks for Queens.

LL Cool J is the first rapper to endorse a candidate outside of the Democratic Party. As of yet, most hip-hop political activism has consisted mostly of artists supporting the status quo Democratic candidate. The entrance over competition for endorsements can only help the inner city community that has been largely taken advantage of by the Democratic Party.

Monday, September 30th, 2002

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Sunday, September 29th, 2002

Messed with the template. Okay I’m not sure what I did but it will be fixed soon. If your link is not back by Monday or you want your link added; tell me.

Wednesday, September 25th, 2002

Funkmaster Flex lays the smack down on Steph Lova
The New York Daily News reports that Funkmaster Flex, a deejay on New York’s Hot 97 rap station, was arrested for 3rd degree misdemeanor assault after hitting, choking and scratching Steph Lova, a deejay on competing Power 105, last week. How has radio competition come to this? It is bellieved that the violence was related to the competion between the two stations and the ongoing beef between Nas and JAY-Z. This is getting ridiculous Flex needs to learn how to act like an adult. You can’t just go around beating people. That is not how bussiness is done.

Tuesday, September 24th, 2002

CEOs have rediscovered Atlas Shrugged.
(Link via Radley Balko

Tuesday, September 24th, 2002

Jeb Bush has anounced new voting plans after recent voting problems.
In response to Janet Reno’s complaint about voting machines not working recently, Jeb Bush has come up with the latest in vote counting technology.

Tuesday, September 24th, 2002

Chris Matthews and P. Diddy
P. Diddy plans to endorse Carl McCall In New York’s Governor’s race. Chris Matthews reported this on his show Hardball tonight. Chris Matthews quoted P. Diddy as saying “I do vote, I do have kids, and I do have a duty as a citizen to be politically conscious.” Matthews then for some reason thought it was appropriate to mention that P. Diddy had recently been acquitted of weapon possesion charges. Was that really necessary of Matthews to mention? If treatment like that is necessary he should provide it to every person his show deals with such as asking Al Sharpton, who was next on tonight’s show about cocaine or Tawana Brawley, or Ted Kennedy about Chappaquiddick or John McCain about the Keating 5. Matthews doesn’t continue to bring those up charges. Partly because everyone knows about them, but also because politics isn’t jus about ad hominems. Technically Matthews is also right in his claim that P. Diddy is the first rapper to endorse a candidate but Russell Simmons, a competing hip-hop mogul, has been endorsing Democratic candidates for years.

Monday, September 23rd, 2002

Al Barger gives a celebration of Ray Charles on Charles’ 72nd birthday.

Monday, September 23rd, 2002

Anyone who thinks that U.N. inspectors will succeed at this point is being naive. If Saddam had any intention of giving the inspectors unfettered access he would not have forbidden access to his Presidential Palaces. Quote From the LA Times:

WASHINGTON — After agreeing last week to allow U.N. weapons inspectors unconditional access, Iraq reversed course Saturday and said it would not abide by any new U.N. resolution allowing monitors entry to key presidential compounds