Don’t be fooled by loan offers on TV, radio

Have you noticed the television commercials that offer loans of various kinds or another enticements such as auto leases and insurance policies for the...

Prepaid credit card use on the rise

Since the enactment of the Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure (CARD) Act of 2009, consumers have benefited from more transparent pricing and improved...

Blacks need to hold Obama accountable

Four years ago, President Obama made history by becoming the first Black president in the history of the U.S. I would like to think that...

Hands off Malia and Sasha Obama

Just when you think leaders of the National Rifle Association can’t stoop any lower, they keep managing to plunge even deeper. This time, they...

Armstrong following an American tradition – cheating

Who is surprised that Lance Armstrong was doping?  Who thinks he was the only one?  Who is surprised that he used the Oprah Winfrey...

NRA maintains stranglehold on Congress

In the wake of the killing of 20 schoolchildren in Newtown, Conn. last month and just before Vice President Joe Biden presented a list...

Those hidden cell phone taxes

Governments – federal through local – are run by revenue. The source for their revenue is taxation. Their management is best when the revenue...

Connecting the past with the president

One hundred and fifty years ago, President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation. It was a flawed document that freed enslaved people in Confederate...

Jobs as we have known them are gone for good

In consideration of the latest shenanigans from Congress as it pertains to the economic conditions facing most Americans these days, unemployment and underemployment being...

Black community biggest loser of 2012

As I have reflected on the year just ended, I noticed everyone doing their usual year-end lists of the biggest winners and losers of...

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