‘Why I’ll never stand again for ‘The Star-Spangled Banner’ (SALUTE!)

– Thom Hartmann’s valuable comments start at the 7:10 mark.

KING: Why I’ll never stand again for ‘The Star-Spangled Banner by Sean King

Thank you Thom Hartmann for being so EXPLICITLY CLEAR as is routine in your handling of knowledge.

So Colin Kaepenick KNOWS ‘THAT OF WHICH HE TALKS’ AND WILL NOT  STAND FOR  and instead chose to kneel about honorably!

Francis Scott Key was WACK (a mild understatement)!

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Towards ‘Tyrannical-totalitarianism’

Combining terms… to help pinpoint a description (which is fitting in this current domestic socio-political era)

Fasces-DT-Brittanica

“The fasces was carried by the lictors, or attendants, and was characterized by an ax head projecting from a bundle of elm or birch rods about 5 feet (1.5 metres) long and tied together with a red strap; it symbolized penal power. When carried inside Rome, the ax was removed (unless the magistrate was a dictator or general celebrating a triumph) as recognition of the right of a Roman citizen to appeal a magistrate’s ruling. The discovery of a miniature iron set of fasces in a 7th-century-BCE Etruscan tomb at Vetulonia confirms the traditional view that Rome derived the fasces from the Etruscans. The Roman emperors, beginning with Augustus in 19 BCE, had 12 fasces, but, after Domitian(reigned 81–96 CE), they had 24; dictators, 24; consuls, 12; praetors, 6; legates, 5; priests, 1. Lowering of the fasces was a form of salute to a higher official.

Benito Mussolini’s Fascist Party of Italy was named for the fasces, which the members adopted in 1919 as their emblem. The Winged Liberty dime, minted in the United States from 1916 to 1945, depicts the fasces on its reverse side.” Source: https://www.britannica.com/topic/fasces

 

LIFE ANTHEMS! ~ Games Begin

I love my friends!

One of my MOSST MEANINGFUL favorite Life Anthems.

Since, BUT Only for, this Post-Stroke Rehab period, AFRISPORA has turned into only a blog/vlog.

Appreciate my real world and online folks that have ‘Held Me Down’ as I probably me first heard Q-Tip say in a verse. It radiated a MEANING then almost 30 years ago.

It is easy yet hard to explain but should one have to…? As Jalen Rose puts it, “It’s ‘Cultural!’ Yup, I agree bruh.

YE TUMI ACADEMY ~ “China – world power again”

See something just came of falling asleep while listening to news including the disturbing occurrences…you then wake up to what looks to be a credible documentary and Chinese folks accurately stating how American approaches to empire are way different than those of the government in China.

Dr. Clayborne

“Spreading the Three Es: Enlightenment, Empowerment and Enjoyment!”

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GRIOTOCRACY ~ TREVOR NOAH = Town-cryer

My ‘favorite’ but really I love all of the modern-day jester-satirists known in this age as ‘comedians’ yet as the this program shows.

Thank you Mr. Noah for being so Spot on! as Anglophile Soccer folks are prone to saying,, ha

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Appreciate you!

LIFE ANTHEMS ~ – “Somebody Else”

This has been MY CUT….seems to be playing during some pivotal moments over the years…the artistic notations suggest to me that I SHOULD STAY WHO I AM yet evolve.

Agreed though it is interesting.

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A recent PIVOTAL moment was giving a 1 hour “Brief African History Overview” to the production staff at the Africa Channel here in North Hollywood.

It was a GREAT pleasure and privilege

Asante mdamfos Azeb, Martin and others

…started this post ago…let vibes guide me back

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YE TUMI ACADEMY ~ X-Clan (with omitted video intro)

Hmmm never saw the beginning of this classic video, clearly it must have been edited out’ and I see why.  I would think based on national history that white supremacist hate to feel powerless in the face of ‘Black’ resistance via art and however else..
It’s deep that WE have watched an edited video and never thought of it – Omission is deadlier that untruths, since you never ever knew there was anything ‘suspect’ wow smh

“Learning on the daily!” – Dr. Clayborne

Trump & Populism both Near and Far [U.S. to Europe and elsewhere] – Updated 9/5/18 (YE TUMI ACADEMY) ~

“They are talking but are you recognizing what is being said and Listening? I know I am.

Updated 6/9/18

Mr. Chuck Schumer said “He’s talking like a populist, but he’s governing like a hard right-wing guy,totally different than the way he campaigned.”

“Trump’s first days & the continued rise of ‘populist’ groups in Europe”

This is not new from England to Scandinavia to France to Russia and elsewhere but I could see why there is “A Trump effect” as they have chronicled in this episode.

See the last 15 minute  segment of the show.

Noteworthy: Governor Susan Collins of Maine

“Populismpolitical program or movement that champions the common person, usually by favourable contrast with an elite. Populism usually combines elements of the left and the right, opposing large business and financial interests but also frequently being hostile to established socialist and labour parties.”

Source: https://www.britannica.com/event/Populist-Movement

Any thoughts?

Dr.Clayborne