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Martin Luther King Jr.
I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal.” MLK
On January 16, 2012 with a light drizzle, over 100,000 people attended the Martin Luther King march in San Antonio, Texas. The march was contained on the East Side streets and ended at Pittman Sullivan Park
The head of the DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz stated this past Friday during the season premiere of HBO’s “Real Time” that the Democrat Party is the “natural home” for minorities. She actually listed out “Hispanics, women, Jews, Asian-Americans, and African Americans” as groups for whom the natural home on major political issues is the Democrat Party, stating that the Democrats “stand up for the issues that matter
The Martin Luther King Monument Made In China: Will His Image Reflect His Life Or A Sign Of Our Times?
In the process of gaining our rightful place we must not be guilty of wrongful deeds. Let us not seek to satisfy our thirst for freedom by drinking from the cup of bitterness and hatred. - Martin Luther King, Jr. taken from ‘I Have a Dream’ speech
I visited the newly installed Martin Luther King Memorial in Washington, D.C. just a few days after it opened on August 30, 2011. Approaching the MLK Memorial entrance, I knew it was going to be impressive.
UPDATE: the one Jasper Council Member who survived the Jasper recall election, Tommy Adams, was just arrested and charged for Drunk Driving ( DWI 11-28-11)
UPDATE 9/14/11: since this article there have been many new events. More discrimination lawsuits have been filed against the city. The recall petition was successful. The council chose to illegally not put the petition on the ballot. A court ordered them to put it on the ballot. Pearson has fired one of the white officers who went was also in the running for police chief. The council even just voted to give Pearson a $5000 raise even though the city does not allow anyone to get a raise until after they have been there for a year. Pearson has been there 6 months....
Much like the out of control City Council that Alex Jones reported about in Quartzsite, Arizona, the City of Jasper, TX is also under siege by its renegade and out of control City Council and Police Chief.
In April 2011, The Jasper, TX City Council hired a new Police Chief. Rodney Pearson, who was most recently working in the Jasper Volunteer Fire Department, is the new Police Chief even though
“Nothing in the world is more dangerous than a sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.” This statement was made by one of the finest human beings, in my humble opinion anyway, that ever graced the American Republic. They were made by a person of high ideals and infinite wisdom. A person with a vision of what this great nation of ours could achieve if we could just come together as a people. That person was Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Conservative Americans that we are, we have long lived with our heads down in the sand, or up our, “you know what’s” when it came to the political arena.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said he had a dream his children would grow up in a nation where they were not judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.
I too have the same dream for future generations; however, probably not in the same context many thought King referred to in his speech. Read more »
Yesterday, we celebrated the birth of Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. King is an American hero for many reasons.He set an inspiring example for his nation and indeed, the world. He made his country better by his presence and his work. He was a gifted orator, perhaps among the greatest America has known. Read more »
A warm speech honoring Martin Luther King Jr.'s achievements would have been nice, but this morning, at the Boston Martin Luther King Day Breakfast, Martha Coakley decided to make Martin Luther King Day about her. To a crowd of dignitaries, assembled to honor Martin Luther King Jr., Coakley dared Read more »