Okay – my son knows about politics and the things that occur in the world via CNN, the regular news stations and the things that I discuss with him – It is going on 9 pm and I am fussing at him in regards to getting himself together for school and he is ironing his clothes while chatting with me all at the same time……
Then from out of no where – he says mom remember every time there is a new POPE for the Catholic Church it is all over the news for days and it takes over the programs on television. I said yes, he said isn’t the POPE in another country and again, I answered yes.
Yall ready for this 11 year old’s child DISCOVERY!! >>>> His next statement / question to me was this…..
Well mom, I don’t get that President Nelson Mandela died and he did so much for blacks and whites, was in jail and forgave the people for being mean to him then ran for president right? AGAIN … I said yes baby – He states, why didnt the media cover Nelson Mandela’s funeral on most of all the news channels like they do when they vote for a new POPE or when PEOPLE FROM ENGLAND GET MARRIED!!!!!!!!!!
Okay y’all, that was enough for me right there!! Whew – my son is indeed amazing! I taught him good and God surely is molding his little mind for such a time as this!
Ugghh…. of course by NOW everywhere in America is either screaming, crying, protesting, yelling, screaming or talking about the unlawful and racial profiling killing Trayvon Martin case right….. How about I was NOT EVEN SHOCKED that the verdict went the way that it did….. Honey, look at the CASEY ANTHONY CASE……….enough said huh??
Well, I will just not only pray but I will ALSO find other ways to be of an help to make a difference….. Sign petitions… show up for rallies…show up & PARTICIPATE in town hall conversations etc.. ( THIS COULD HAVE EASILY BEEN MY KID )
It is MORE than just praying – you also have to do something as well…..before the black males in this country becomes an endangered species! ! #truth
A true example of a living legend, Nelson Mandela celebrates his 94th birthday on July 18, 2012. Mandela has led a lifelong struggle for freedom and equality in South Africa, best known for his landmark role in helping end the nation’s apartheid regime in the 1990s. Through his leadership and courage, Mandela has also inspired people worldwide to fight for change, even in the face of tremendous adversity.
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was born on July 18, 1918, in Qunu, Transkei, South Africa. He was an active student as a young man, leading strikes at Fort Hare University before starting the Youth League of the African National Congress with other student activists in 1944. Mandela became active in the campaign to end apartheid in South Africa, advocating civil disobedience to draw attention to this unjust system of state-sponsored segregation and discrimination.
In March 1960, the Sharpeville Massacre brought the struggle against apartheid into the international spotlight. A massive number of black protestors led a demonstration at a police station in the township of Sharpeville. Police reacted violently against the protest, killing over 69 people. The massacre became a flashpoint for the fight against apartheid. Mandela helped organize a general strike and formed a paramilitary wing of the ANC called Umkhonte we Sizwe (Spear of the Nation). The South African government cracked down on Mandela and other activists, determined to shut down these efforts. Mandela was sentenced to life in prison in 1964 for his political activities. He would spend 27 years in prison on South Africa’s Robben Island and later at Pollsmoor Prison.
People wonder why I love Governor Chris Christie!! Who asks about elections during a storm?As you look at the video, you can clearly tell that Gov. Christie wanted to flip out!
Who cares what political party he is affiliated with because as the 2012 year closes…. to be honest, none of the political parties are what they used to be via morals, ethics and stances! Some have changed for the better and certainly also for the worse…
Nonetheless, in a perfect world…. I know if Gov. Christie would have placed his hat in the ring for the 2012 Presidential Election, that he would have surely won.
To ME……He is like President Bill Clinton ( whom I would politically stalk because he is sooooo intelligent! LOL ) but anyway, regardless if you love him or hate him via his political party BUT you respect the heck out of both of them because they GET THINGS DONE….
Since Bill Clinton has been in office things in this country has NOT been the same and ran even semi – smoothly….
Hello, My name isGOSSIPand I am indeed nobody’s friend…Now or ever!
I maim without killing, I break hearts and ruin lives beceause I enjoy seeing people miserable
I am cunning and malicious and for my benefit, I seem to gather strength with lingering topics
The more I am quoted, the more I am beleived! I love the strength that people give me!
My victims are so helpless that they cannot protect themselves against me because I have no name, face, age, color, sex, religion, creed, height, weight or social class!
To track me down is impossible “most times” because I can ALWAYS seem to find someone to CARRY ME!! The harder you try, the more elusive, sly and sneaky I become!
Trust me…. I am indeed nobody’s friend! Why dont people beleive that because I will never ever change who I am… Why should I change when I get fed everyday from the negative thoughts people have against one another.
It is like playing trick or treat everyday, so who needs to wait until Halloween for negativity when I have people in the workplace, at school, at home, in the street and my FAVORITE PLACE seems to be the CHURCH! I am so welcomed there!!
Once I tarnish a reputatuin, it is most likely never to be the same, thanks to people carrying me around from one place to another! I am so excited that my name is GOSSIP because I am one of a kind! I topple governments and I have a ball in wrecking marriages and friendships! I also like to ruin careers and casuse sleepless nights, major heartache, pain which can sometimes lead to ulcers and mess up my fellow GOSSIP partners indigestion! I dont feel bad because carrying ME “comes with the territory” ya know!
Let’s not forget, I prey on make INNOCENT people cry into their pillows at night and make them so miserable that they cant even pray to GOD “about me”…..
Wow, I am so powerful!! I have all of the people in the world to thank for my strength because every moment of the day in ANY GIVEN TIME ZONE… I am being carried!! Yeah me!! Mr and Mrs GOSSIP! I feel honored that soooooooooooooooooooooooooooo many people would be that interested in carrying ME to people that I do not even know!
I make headlines and breaking news so much that most times, I do not have to even work at being me because so so many other people have desired to do my job for me! One of the BEST PARTS of being ” me ” is that I am even able to set an EXAMPLE for kids! How nice!!