No rhyme or reason

  1. A recent Gallup poll came out that showed 28% of Clinton supporters would support McCain over Obama while 19% of Obama supporters would support McCain over Clinton. I want Obama to win in November but even if he doesn’t, it will be really good to see the latent racism raise its ugly head because like Nas said,

Worst enemies want to be my best friends
Best friends want to be enemies, like that’s what’s in
But I don’t give a f*&$, walk inside the lion’s den

Symbolically, I think the lion’s den represents the electoral underbelly of America’s republic. A progressive vision of American society will require those of us that share these values to systematically vie for power and upset the corporatracy that is literally suffocating the dreams and hopes of the disenfranchised (politically and economically) all over the world.

2) 2. Today, I was in the car listening to Rick Ross and my phone rang so I turned off the radio. The call was from a guy who works for Al Gore that told me Gore was unable to speak at the Michigan Policy Summit happening May 10th. We had a good conversation and after hanging up, what did I do? You guessed it; I started rocking out, rapping lyrics to songs that I barely know the lyrics to. I love being Black.

3) 3. I really wish these Democratic superdelegates would stop complaining about Clinton’s tactics and her narrow path to victory and just endorse Obama so Democrats can begin to focus on defeating McCain.

4) 4. Check this out, “The Pentagon on Wednesday said an eruption of violence in southern Iraq, where US-backed government forces were battling Shiite militias, was a “by-product of the success of the surge.” I don’t need any snarky follow up because the absurdity is astounding. I do wish however that we could somehow package the pain of the families of the more than 4,000 dead Americans and the scores more of Iraqi civilians in a way that every American could for one hour experience the individual and collective toll of war.

5) 5. Take time to tell someone in your life that you care about them. Life is short and you never know when that last conversation is going to happen so cherish all the time with your loved ones.

      Stay up fam,

      Brandon Q.


2 responses to “No rhyme or reason”

  1. Daniel K says :

    This kind of thing is what got Bush in office in the first place when people voted for Nader.

    I grow more disenchanted by Hillary Clinton every day she remains in this race, but I would vote for her were she the Democratic nominee regardless because the greater evil would be 4 more years of a Republican led White House.

    But it doesn’t surprise me that Clinton supporters wouldn’t return the sentiment. Which is just another reason to be disenchanted by her whole campaign. If it were Edwards still in the race with an insurmountable deficit, he would have left the race many weeks ago.

  2. Mahoganydymond says :

    I have notice myself that Rick Ross is doing his thing right now.

    I wish the democrats go ahead and pick Obama, I am tired of the commotion.

    I tell my peoples all the time how I feel about them..

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