By Jeff Weak @Your Voice Your Ad and Catherine from Washington During the Your Voice Your Ad project , Catherine from Washington came up with a series of political ads she dubbed the “Leaning Right Series”. Please notice this ad was produced by a yet to be and now young voter in a generally blue … More Leaning Right Series vs. Randy Rainbow
By Ladisa Onyiliogwu Most nights during dinner, my family and I conduct a round-robin to learn about each other’s day. It’s a great way to develop the children’s communication skills, review lessons learned and talk about issues concerning all of us. If this sounds like a perfect episode from ‘The Cosby Show’ – it’s not. … More Kitchen Table Topics: War on Women
By Jeff Weak with Jennifer H. You can be a Republican you know. Well, it’s no longer election time. The dust has settled and it’s time to see what happens in Washington DC. Of course, you’ll remain a Democrat because……………..why was that again? You don’t like Trump. Is that it? If you’re a lifelong Democrat, … More Will you listen to me, if I listen to you?
By Ladisa Onyiliogwu At the end of the Democratic National Committee debate on January 18, 2017, one of the organizers thanked the audience members and ended her comments with the statement ‘join the resistance’ while holding up a clenched fist. The resistance? Against what or whom? After a little digging, I discovered a website dedicated … More An Alternative to #Resistance
by Jeff Weak of Your Voice Your Ad I have had a few health issues over the holidays.I’m not much of a reader, so I have been stuck watching daytime TV and eating hospital food. I’m home now so I have a few more options. I watch “The View” and “The Real” regularly and on … More Different Points of View.
By Ladisa Onyiliogwu There is a beautiful hymn sung by churches throughout this country entitled “Because We Believe” by Don Moen. The song succinctly establishes the values, beliefs and principles for Christians using nine “We believe” statements. It begins with the Trinity and continues with “We Believe” statements about the virgin birth all the … More We Believe
By Ladisa Onyiliogwu I can’t tell you how refreshing it is to hear someone say “Merry Christmas”. It gives me a sense of hope that people actually remember what this season is all about – surprising gifts, a proclamation of faith and Christmas lights! The lights are symbolic of the life that was born of … More Merry Christmas
By Jeff Weak at Your Voice Your Ad Did you hear about President Obama’s comments to Congressional Black Caucus Foundation? In his speech he told them to not screw up his legacy. WOW. This is embarrassing. In the remarks made Saturday, September 17th, we have an outgoing President of the United States guilting a constituency … More A Legacy of “Hope and Change”?
By Ladisa Onyiliogwu The year was 2014. My children and I had just arrived to a relative’s house two days before Thanksgiving. After a long drive, we were eager to see family, relax and begin the foodie festivities. The little ones ran through the house, chasing each other while the adults engaged in talks about … More Key Ingredients of the 2016 Election
By Ladisa Onyiliogwu Mrs. Clinton’s webpage featuring her “issues” looks a lot like brainyquotes.com for leadership. Check it out. The problem with America’s microwave culture is that we accept today’s headlines, op-eds, bloggers and feel good quotes as truth. I believe she is counting on Americans to accept her word as bond without thinking, questioning, … More Brainy Quotes for President