America’s Political Systems Needs Revamping


Americas political system and government outcomes needs revamping in “targeted” areas of its three party system. I realize this means amending the Constitution. Particularly taking power from the Congress, Judicial and Presidency. Specifically speaking, Congress power authorizing its members to increases members salaries when they think necessary.

SUGGESTED REVAMPING INITIATIVE ACTIONS…

1) Politicians salaries need reductions comparable to per capita income:

Local, County, State, and Federal. When per capita income increases or decreases for “Joe” then and only then should raises and reductions be considered by the citizens for all Politicians holding elected seats of office.

2) Terms of office need changed limited to two terms across the board: Three years first term and two years last term. Both subject to citizen recall referendums initiatives.

But of course these revolution extremes appear too drastic by ordinary “Joe’s” and dared not be spoken by aspiring and elected politicians.

Why?

Because ordinary citizens are enamoured with the so-called “American Dream.”

Politicians false promises are most times are guise with the American Dream syndrome.

Blind loyalty to political party ideologies election season after election season…

Effectively joined, keeps average citizens in a constant cognitive political funk. Thereby not able to group harness overall citizens opposition to take part in changing a broken political system.

“I’m Just Saying”

The way which I propose to break the spell cast by politicians seeking office is to place limits on the salaries and benefits of elected officials comparable to the per capita income of ordinary citizens which elected them to represent them in elected seats of government.

This is a common man (Black by Nature) humble suggestions of action to start eliminating or deterring under-hand motivations by politicians backed by Corporate America.To gain access to political power and most of all to Federal tax coffers over-flowing with money belonging to tax paying citizens.

Take it or leave it alone appears political choices American common citizens live by these days!

Written by Tony Muhammad

Paula Deen Blatant Racism or A Whoopsie?


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Paula Deen Recent Blatant Racism or Whoopsie?

People are debating the whole Paula Deen mess. I admit I initially went to bat for her. Rappers and the like use the term, so why get bent out of shape? We must clean our own house first right? If she did it once and was truly sorry well who am I to judge? Low and behold more and more links and posts to her current racists outburst are coming out and I am not so charitable these days. In fact I am getting angrier that these things didn’t come forward before.

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Even more curious to me, many white Americans knowing there is more to the story are lining up in droves to support her. I know there is a different culture in the South. But is it acceptable to support her knowing what we know now? What does their support say about hidden racism coming to light? With a bi-racial president, we sure have not gotten far on the whole “unifying” thing have we? In fact I think he has divided the country even further. But that is for another day.

I submit for discussion and education this segment, a piece from the Wendy Williams show. In this segment towards the end, Deen makes a comment I find racist and demeaning. I ask you family what do you think? Am I blowing it out of proportion? And why is “Rev.” Jesse Jackson defending this woman without all the facts in yet? Who made him the Black American representative? I don’t recall an election.

Wendy Williams Show/Paula Deen Racial Incident 2012

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MNzHyAjWVWk

Peace,

WW

Wonder Woman is a community activist and blogger and Chair of The Umoja Project, a Black Conservative Movement in Wisconsin.

She is a proud member of the JustUs League!

She has her own blog site at http://www/wonder2woman.blogspot.com

She also contributes to The Milwaukee Drum, the Black Convo Network, Insane Asylum Blog, and Black Bloggers Connect.

BAIT & SWITCH


Pack the Hall

BAIT & SWITCH

Dollar Tree does a Rope-A-Dope or Milwaukee Black Community comes through with the right hook….

While we wait on a few key statements from the mayor and others there are important meetings and notices you need to be aware of. We at the Drum want to give you this information post haste.

6th District Meeting

HOWEVER:

First off if Dollar Tree moves forth it is in large part because Black Milwaukee did not seize its “AH HA” moment. The power is now in the hands of Black Milwaukee and Black Milwaukee alone.

SIGN THE PETITION, CALL THE MAYOR/GOVERNOR & DOLLAR TREE (Does it really take that much time? For something that will impact us for generations to come). Hell there is an online petition how hard can it be to make your power felt? You don’t even have to move out your house.

After talking with Common Council President Willie Hines (and we will quote him more at a later date), we feel very confident Alderman Hines is respectfully allowing Alderwoman Coggs to lead the council and respect her authority in the matter. “We are listening to the people!” said Hines and I do believe him.

However we have yet to hear from the mayor despite repeated attempts to communicate with him and the governor. He got till tomorrow before “in person” visits start. We ain’t the Journal. I ain’t got no journalistic rules or codes and he owes us!!

Contact Mayor Barrett:

Office of the Mayor

200 E. Wells Street/City Hall Rm.201

Milwaukee, WI 53202     Phone: (414) 286-2200

FAX: (414) 286-3191/Email: mayor@milwaukee.gov

Calm yourselves, peep game…Yes the shelves are filling up but that might be tactic and strategy. So do not let that stop you from signing petitions, going to meetings, calling the mayor and using your power.

Dollar Tree Ownership wants you to feel defeated. This is the led astray, bamboozled, etc… strategy and some are falling for it. Don’t be fooled people. BUT DO NOTICE WHO IS NOT HERE TO HELP OUR CAUSE!! Representatives and organizations who claim to have our back around election time. You need to remember their absence in this! This is an important moment in our time because every group and community has an economic power base in our city EXCEPT BLACK MILWAUKEE!! WHY? YOU KNOW WHY!! It was taken away by Mayor Hoan and kept away by Mayor Barrett if he refuses to help us now!!!!

Contact Dollar Tree

http://www.dollartree.com/custserv/contactus.jsp

http://www.dollartreeinfo.com/

So attend a meeting, share information, sign petitions, collect signatures, get involved and be a part of history! Do not let our “ah ha”  moment pass us by!

Online Petition Information:

http://www.gopetition.com/petitions/stop-the-dollar-tree-in-bronzeville.html

Collect Signatures and Download the Petition:

Dollar Tree Petition

Worth sharing…

Some of the online petition comments have been outstanding so I want to share them:

“Cheap foods, high medical costs” (I hope Republicans are taking note)

“Dollar Tree has been accused of treating workers very poorly”

“Dollar Tree goes against everything family/community is”

“Fresh foods…eat to live”

Peace Family,

WW

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Wonder Woman is a community activist and blogger and Chair of The Umoja Project, a Black Conservative Movement in Wisconsin.

She is a proud member of the JustUs League!

She has her own blog site at http://www/wonder2woman.blogspot.com

She also contributes to The Milwaukee Drum, the Black Convo Network, Insane Asylum Blog, and Black Bloggers Connect.

Contact info:

wonder2woman (Twitter)/411wonderwoman@gmail.com

The NAACP and Gay Marriage – a Must Read Article


As one who is not certain of the direction of the new NAACP I found this commentary interesting.

I am not debating the gay marriage issue. I am debating if it should the priority of the NAACP at this time. With so many urgent issues facing African Americans, shouldn’t the NAACP be addressing these first (jobs, education, poverty, etc…)? As our leading group, is it not time the NAACP make some demands and priorities of this president and congress before we support another term? 

Please read this article from African Globe Net’s Raynard Jackson and you decide, what should the NAACP be addressing right now.

Peace Family,

WW

http://www.africanglobe.net/headlines/naacp-gay-marriage-read-article/

The NAACP and Gay Marriage – a Must Read Article

Those who have followed my writings over the years know that I am not very fond of the modern day NAACP. They have strayed very far from their original mission and have become a patsy for the Democratic Party. They are more concerned with having a photo taken at the White House than being the picture of equality and fairness for those with no voice.

The group was founded in 1909 as a civil rights organization. Its charter stated their mission as: “To promote equality of rights and to eradicate caste or race prejudice among the citizens of the United States; to advance the interest of colored [Black] citizens; to secure for them impartial suffrage; and to increase their opportunities for securing justice in the courts, education for the children, employment according to their ability and complete equality before law.”

A charter or mission statement guides an organization to ensure that it stays true to its mission; it helps an organization to stay focused on its raison d’etre—its reason for being. So, I ask the NAACP, what is the basis for its focus on gay entitlements or citizenship for those in the country illegally?

Notice that I used the term “gay entitlements” not gay rights! A right has to be derived from some source document—the U.S. Constitution, a law, the Bible, etc. But, an entitlement is not derivative—it’s based on a “belief” that one deservers a benefit; that belief is totally subjective.

Based on their charter, the NAACP has no business being involved in all these issues that are outside of their core mission—equality for Black citizens. Has the Human Rights Campaign (a gay entitlements group) or the pro-amnesty forces come out with a statement about Trayvon Martin, or all the child killings in Chicago, or discrimination against Blacks? We all know the answer is no!

So, you have the NAACP fighting for entitlements that are outside the scope of their charter; but, yet the groups they are fighting for gives no reciprocity when it comes to issues of particular interest to the Black community.

It should not surprise the public that the NAACP has publically declared their support for “gay marriage.” Notice that I did not say “marriage equality.” When gays use the word marriage equality, they are saying that they want gay marriage to be “equal” to heterosexual marriage. By definition that cannot happen since marriage is between a man and a woman. Their goal is not equality, because that is an impossibility; they want acceptance. They want to redefine marriage, thereby forcing society to accept their lifestyle choices.

When the NAACP issued their statement of support for gay entitlements they said, “The NAACP Constitution affirmatively states our objective to ensure the “political, educational, social and economic equality” of all people. Therefore, the NAACP has opposed and will continue to oppose any national, state, local policy or legislative initiative that seeks to codify discrimination or hatred into the law or to remove the Constitutional rights of LGBT citizens. We support marriage equality consistent with equal protection under the law provided under the Fourteenth Amendment of the United States Constitution. Further, we strongly affirm the religious freedoms of all people as protected by the First Amendment.”

Using the 14th amendment as the basis for asserting the right for gays to marry is a bit of a stretch. In Hernandez v. Texas (1954) the U.S. Supreme Court held that the 14th amendment protects those beyond the racial classes of White or “Negro” and extends to other racial, ethnic and other historically disadvantaged groups, i.e. women.

So, please tell me which of the above groups would gay marriage come under? The 14th Amendment does not apply to them. They are asking the courts to create a special class of rights for them based on sexual preference, which is their ultimate goal.

Gays do not deserve special protection based on their sexual preferences, but they do deserve equal protection based on their humanity.

In a 2005 speech, the NAACP’s former chairman, Julian Bond said, “…Sexual disposition parallels race. I [a gay person] was born this way. I have no choice. I wouldn’t change it if I could. Sexuality is unchangeable. I guess Bond never heard of anyone having their sex changed surgically?

So, let me make sure I understand this. If I choose to exercise my right to oppose gay marriage, I am hateful and believe in discrimination? So, while the Black community is sinking in alarming pathologies with Black on Black crime, runaway teenage pregnancy, high unemployment, the NAACP is taking up the cause that has absolutely no legal basis and is outside the mandate of their own charter. Are you kidding me?

Weak people (and groups), take strong positions on weak issues. The modern day Civil Rights movement has done more harm to Blacks than any man in a White hood!

By; Raynard Jackson

Morbid Tours To Revisit Black Milwaukee’s Horrific Past


Morbid Tours To Revisit Black Milwaukee’s Horrific Past

Jeffery Dahmer was a very sick person who did a lot of damage to Milwaukee, especially black Milwaukee. The families of the victims went through hell and still live with the pain of his horrific acts to this day.  On this Saturday, March 3rd, Bam Marketing and Media will begin giving tours of Dahmer’s hangouts and pick up spots to a sold out group of equally sick people who want to see his old stomping grounds.

The mayor, city officials and anyone involved have been silent on the issue. Meanwhile the group giving the $30 tour is claiming it is an informational venture. We all know that is not the case. When asked if they would give any part of the revenue to victim families, they said they would but did not know how to do this. BS!! However victim families have reported no one has reached out to them about anything regarding this.

Groupon was selling tickets but sold out quickly.

The only elected official on the case fighting to stop this has been Milwaukee County Supervisor Jim Witkowiak. He has been vocal about the tours and the need for the community to stand up against this re-victimizing of the families and the city.

It would be good of our Mayor, NAACP, and others get vocal as well. They can help the families either get some peace or some of the earnings from this sick display of human greed. We need to reach out to them and make it happen for these families.

For more on the story you can visit:

Channel 6 WITI’s story

http://fox6now.com/2012/02/29/planned-dahmer-tours-proving-controversial/

For a listing of the victims and our community request for a memorial for their beloved deceased at:

http://themilwaukeedrum.com/2011/07/27/a-time-to-heal-where-is-the-memorial-for-dahmers-surviving-victims-families/

Family, let’s not let these people come in and revisit more hurt on these families without paying the price. We cannot stop them legally, but we can make them miserable and sorry for even attempting this.

Contact Mayor Barrett and tell him to get involved

200 E. Wells Street
City Hall Rm.201
Milwaukee, WI 53202
(414) 286.2200
 
 mayor@milwaukee.gov

NAACP Milwaukee Chapter

2745 N. Dr. Martin Luther King Dr. Suite 203

Milwaukee, WI 53212

Phone: (414) 562-1000

Fax: (414) 562-1091

naacpmilwaukeeorg@gmail.com

Thank Jim Witkowiak and tell him you are with him:

City Hall, Room 205, 200 E. Wells St., Milwaukee, WI 53202   |   (414) 286-2221
E-mail jwitko@milwaukee.gov

Contact Bam Marketing and Media online and give them a piece of your mind!!

http://dahmertours.ticketleap.com/#/

Peace Family,

WW

NAACP Member Documents Suspension, Fires Back At National Leadership


Mary Glass, Chair/CEO Milwaukee Professionals Association (MPA), provided TMD with 14 pages of interesting documents regarding her recent history with the local and national NAACP offices. Within these documents, you will see a letter of memebership suspension from the NAACP and other information as it relates to Ms. Glass.

(video) Milwaukee NAACP Meeting Chaos


Just be thankful for technology. Take a look at this brief video of Wendell Harris quiting on the NAACP and his run for the office of president of the local chapter. Then look at the chaos of all these negroes trying to shut down the meeting or run up to the front to talk.

Milwaukee this is embarrassing and we are glad to show this video to put the NAACP into the spotlight. This is Negroes Gone Wild at its worse. Can they not even hold a meeting at the NAACP without this ish?