Political Blogs

Am I supposed to be a racist (now)?

The world around me feels loud. It’s voluminous and lathered with election minutiae along with alternate facts followed by protests and marches by women whose roar and righteousness was recently heard worldwide. I’m down. I would have marched. I would have joined the masses and pieced together an eighth-grade poster board sign that spoke to the […]

FLOTUS Speech calls for Party Unity

  Speech by FLOTUS calls for party unity to beat Trump  By Penny Dickerson Special to The Miami Times | 7/27/2016, 2 p.m. Michelle Obama at the DNC Monday said passion is needed to elect Hillary Clinton as president.  A timely balm to heal and unify the Democratic Party came following rifts that challenged the […]

“Seen and Heard” FLOTUS at the Democratic Convention

July 29, 2016 Filed under  FRONT PAGE, NATIONAL, NEWS, POLITICS Posted by FCEditor As Democrats start the 2016 presidential campaign in earnest, Black women play key roles in the convention and in making the case for Hillary Clinton. BY PENNY DICKERSON SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER    First Lady Michelle Obama clapped toward delegates during […]

MAYO CLINIC: Money woes eliminate Medicare & Medicaid patients

Residents in need of specialized health care have been  blessed to have one of  the countries prestigious Mayo Clinics located in Jacksonville; however, recent state cuts to eliminate both Medicare and Medicaid will literally “cut-off” many who have lost insurance and can’t afford to pay “cash” due to the recessive state of our nation’s economy.  […]

“The Disparity Despair”

Medical disparities: Confronting race in care | jacksonville.com. Disparity is such a powerful word. I phonetically love the wicked hiss of the s, but the prefix dis (or should it be diss?), really says it all. I also appreciate how a unified cabal of urban slang warriors decided one more haughty “s” should alter the […]

Congratulations Judge-elect Suzanne Bass

Congratulations Judge-elect Suzanne Bass

As a matter of fact, YES ~ She Won! “Penny Pundit” graciously takes a necessary pause from her usual political jabs at public service representative’s pitfalls and piss-fights to unequivocally endorse and promote a woman of integrity, valor, good will, and judicial qualification: Suzanne Bass. With the utmost respect, I delve into this blog endeavor […]

Why Anthony Weiner is a Silly Tweeter-Twit

Anthony, Anthony, Anthony. The Shame you have brought to social media and the rudiments of basic instruction. Kindergarten students world-wide have laid bets that you also had trouble coloring inside the lines. I’m personally not offended that you have disgraced the borough of Queens and humiliated Huma, your pregnant wife. Forget that your 17 year-old […]