Charity Case

As pointed out by reader Esteban Agosto Reid, the William J. Clinton Foundation; the charity foundation led by the 42nd American president, Bill Clinton; received a donation from the Government of Jamaica of an amount between USD $50, 000 to $100,000. The following is intended then to let you know exactly what I know, and more importantly some of what we don’t know — questions … Continue reading Charity Case

American Case Study: Synopsis

Rod “Bleeping” Blagojevich is currently the governor of Illinois, and having been under federal investigation for about five years, he has seen some of his top aides and other associates (like Tony Rezko) get put away by diligent prosecutors. Given that most people in the know fully expected an indictment to come his way; one could imagine that Gov. Blagojevich would be careful, sober, and … Continue reading American Case Study: Synopsis

A Conscience Meta-Post

Jamaica is a nation governed by murderers, and long before the vote on Tuesday to retain hanging we knew that the “leaders” of Jamaica were amoral demagogues who will murder so long as it is politically expedient to do so. I’m blogging about blogging so please forgive the stream of consciousness writing-style, but I have been dutifully laboring to avoid making certain assertions here that … Continue reading A Conscience Meta-Post

American Case Study, Finale

This post completes a three part series: Part I and Part II are useful to read as well. Kwame Kilpatrick has led a magical life as the scion of a powerful black political family in Michigan’s city of Detroit. As the son of  Congresswoman Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick (the current Chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus), he was elected to be the mayor of Detroit in … Continue reading American Case Study, Finale