Before the longest U.S. Government shutdown in American history was recently ended, modern day Americans got to “kind of” understand and see how slaves felt when they didn’t get paid for working. Although Trump signed the recent bill to re-open the Government (after he closed it), it is obvious that he only opened it because of the tremendous pressure put on him from “True Americans” of all races, religions and political persuasions.
People not getting paid to work seemed like one of the cruelest and most inhumane things that one could do to a person. As cruel as it may seem, it’s nothing new. Historically speaking, African-Americans experienced these unnaturally cruel and evil feelings for hundreds of years in the United States of America.
Trump has allowed the world to see modern-day slavery; where educated Americans were working every day and not getting a dime. We all know the people who were really supporting this shutdown are people who have large amounts of money and are not living from paycheck to paycheck. However, we have a lot of Trump supporters who are broke and are very happy he re-opened the government.
Remember, they were like the “Plantation Owners” who were mostly rich White folks who also controlled the poor White broke immigrants (overseer of slaves) who brutishly handled and forced slaves to work.
Finally, the truth is openly being revealed to the world that Trump is completely insensitive to the needs of Americans. It can clearly be seen, as long as Trump and his supporters who are close to him are not having financial hardships which keeps them from paying their bills, feeding their families and keeping a roof over their heads, they are alright with the shutdown. In return, with him knowing he has support, he always brags about how many Americans are in love with him and his administration.
As a true American, I have to tell the truth about Trump and how much damage he has done since he became the President. As a man of God, if all of the information that I’ve been writing about Trump since he became President was “Fake News”, then I would lose my credibility, not only as a journalist and an activist, but more so as a man of God. Everywhere polls and opinions have been taken during the shutdown, it has shown that the vast majority of Americans blamed Trump for the shutdown.
We are at a sad time when public servants are treated like public slaves. Because these people were not paid during the shutdown it was plainly seen by everyone, this was not a good way for a nation that is a true democracy to treat its citizens.
I’ve repeatedly compared Trump to Adolf Hitler, the Nazi dictator of World War II, who disrupted the world. Germany did not have the option of impeachment. Even in America, where impeachment had been an option, it was not invoked during the Slavery Era. It took a Civil War to change the evil ideology of slavery.
But, it’s a new day for America, we now have the power as Americans to stop anyone or group of people who work people without paying them from doing this practice.
Trump truly didn’t respect those workers who didn’t get paid during America’s longest Government shutdown in history. His recent shutdown represented slavery for modern day Americans, especially those who worked for the people of this Nation! At the end of the day, the people who supported this last shutdown have the same mentality that the Plantation Owners had. History has shown that those governments that abuse their citizens with tactics like those seen with our last “Government Shutdown” always collapse.
Slaves didn’t get paid, WE are not slaves, and modern-day slavery cannot and will not be our destiny. We demand to be treated with respect by our American leadership! God Bless America!
October 16, 2023, HOUSTON, TX – Congressional Candidate Amanda Edwards has raised over $1 million in less than 4 months, a substantial sum that helps bolster the frontrunner status of the former At-Large Houston City Council Member in her bid for U.S. Congress. Edwards raised over $433,000 in Q3 of 2023. This strong Q3 report expands on a successful Q2 where Edwards announced just 11 days after declaring her candidacy that she had raised over $600,000. With over $829,000 in cash-on-hand at the end of the September 30th financial reporting period, Edwards proves again that she is the clear frontrunner in the race. “I am beyond grateful for the strong outpouring of support that will help me to win this race and serve the incredible people of the 18th Congressional District,” said Edwards. “We are at a critical juncture in our nation’s trajectory, and we need to send servant leaders to Congress who can deliver the results the community deserves. The strong support from our supporters will help us to cultivate an 18th Congressional District where everyone in it can thrive.” Edwards said. “Amanda understands the challenges that the hard-working folks of the 18th Congressional District face because she has never lost sight of who she is or where she comes from; she was born and raised right here in the 18th Congressional District of Houston,” said Kathryn McNiel, spokesperson for Edwards’ campaign. Edwards has been endorsed by Higher Heights PAC, Collective PAC, Krimson PAC, and the Brady PAC. She has also been supported by Beto O’Rourke, among many others. About Amanda: Amanda is a native Houstonian, attorney and former At-Large Houston City Council Member. Amanda is a graduate of Eisenhower High School in Aldine ISD. Edwards earned a B.A. from Emory University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School. Edwards practiced law at Vinson & Elkins LLP and Bracewell LLP before entering public service. Edwards is a life-long member of St. Monica Catholic Church in Acres Homes. For more information, please visit www.edwardsforhouston.com
As September 13th rolls around, we extend our warmest birthday wishes to the creative powerhouse, Tyler Perry, a man whose indomitable spirit and groundbreaking work have left an indelible mark on the world of entertainment. With his multifaceted talents as an actor, playwright, screenwriter, producer, and director, Tyler Perry has not only entertained but also inspired audiences worldwide, particularly within the African-American community, where his influence and role have been nothing short of powerful. Born in New Orleans, Louisiana, in 1969, Tyler Perry’s journey to stardom was a path riddled with adversity. Raised in a turbulent household, he found refuge in writing, using it as a therapeutic outlet. This period of introspection gave rise to one of his most iconic creations, Madea, a vivacious, no-nonsense grandmother who would later become a beloved figure in Perry’s works, offering a unique blend of humor and profound life lessons. Despite facing numerous challenges, including rejection and financial struggles, Perry’s determination and unwavering belief in his abilities propelled him forward. In 1992, he staged his first play, “I Know I’ve Been Changed,” which, although met with limited success, was a pivotal moment in his career. Unfazed by initial setbacks, Perry continued to hone his craft, and by 1998, he had successfully produced a string of stage plays that showcased his storytelling prowess.
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