March 2011 Blog Posts (23)

A Radical Conservative Perspective: America Would be Better Off Without Black People

Beneath the Spin * Eric L. Wattree



A Radical Conservative Perspective: America Would be Better Off Without Black People



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Added by Eric L. Wattree on March 25, 2011 at 8:40pm — No Comments

Terence Martin and Murs sing about Earlez Grill in "fresh kicks"

This ode to the tennis shoe is filmed in the coolest store - but where is this store? Do you see the Crenshaw T's? Gotta have one.



But the coolest thing (besides eating cereal and drinking milk out of hi-tops) is namedropping Earlez Grill on Crenshaw and…

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Added by enhager on March 25, 2011 at 7:30am — No Comments

Rodeo Ralphs makes way for Target, Ross and more





Soon the corner of Crenshaw and Rodeo will be home to a Target, Ross, Ralphs, maybe even a Chuck E. Cheese.

 

The Rite-Aid was shuttered last month and the Cameo Cleaners is moving across the street. All blocks from the planned Expo Line, West Angeles and Earlez Grill.



CurbedLA reported the the locally owned Charles Company told City…

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Added by enhager on March 24, 2011 at 6:30am — 1 Comment

RE: Why Black Americans Reject the Conservative Movement

Beneath the Spin * Eric L. Wattree

 

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Added by Eric L. Wattree on March 23, 2011 at 9:45pm — 2 Comments

Further Evidence of Why Blacks Reject the Conservative Movement

BENEATH THE SPIN • ERIC L. WATTREE



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Added by Eric L. Wattree on March 23, 2011 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Leimert Park Art Walk gets noticed by the LA Times

Erin Aubrey Kaplan of the LA Times takes notice of what's been going on in Leimert Park and all the other things going on in our village.

 

"The nonprofit Barbara Morrison Performing Arts Center, named for the veteran jazz and blues singer, opened last month. In December, the Eileen Harris Norton Foundation premiered the Leimert Project, a space for arts…

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Added by enhager on March 23, 2011 at 7:30am — 4 Comments

Could Obama Fall Victim to a Lack of Change We Can Believe in? (Reprise)

BENEATH THE SPIN • ERIC L. WATTREE

 
Could Obama Fall Victim to a Lack of Change We Can Believe in? (Reprise)
 
In light of what's currently going on in the country I thought this would be an…
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Added by Eric L. Wattree on March 22, 2011 at 11:38am — No Comments

RE: Why Black Americans Reject the Conservative Movement

Beneath the Spin * Eric L. Wattree

 

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Added by Eric L. Wattree on March 21, 2011 at 8:30am — No Comments

An Indictment against the Mainstream Media (Reprise)

Beneath the Spin * Eric L. Wattree

 


An Indictment against the Mainstream Media (Reprise)


On September 15, 2002 - six months and four days prior to the Iraqi invasion - I published an article entitled "Would Bush's Saber Rattle as…
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Added by Eric L. Wattree on March 19, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Has the GOP Become a Threat to America?

Beneath the Spin * Eric L. Wattree 



Has the GOP Become a Threat to America?


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Added by Eric L. Wattree on March 15, 2011 at 9:00am — No Comments

What are your thoughts on the Wisconsin Union Concessions?

What are your thoughts on the Wisconsin Union Concessions? Republicans across this country have an agenda, they want to eliminate unions and bargaining power for teachers, firefighters, police officers, labor groups, to do away with the middle class, the working back bone of this country, giving tax cuts to big businesses. If you think this is only happening in Wisconsin, you are wrong. It is happening in Texas, Ohio, Michigan, Iowa, New Hampshire and other states. Our democracy is being taken… Continue

Added by Ivory Shehee on March 10, 2011 at 7:30pm — 1 Comment

The GOP Doesn’t Want to Govern - They Want to Rule

Beneath the Spin * Eric L. Wattree



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Added by Eric L. Wattree on March 10, 2011 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Norman O. Houston Park, Corner of Stocker & La brea Ave.



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Councilmember Bernard C. Parks, The Department of Recreation & Parks and The Bureau of Engineering, are proud to bring the following new special features to your park.

1. A 1/2 mile long jogging track.

2. Outdoor exercise equipment.

3. State-Of-Art Solar Security Lighting

4. New Playground

5. Picnic Tables and… Continue

Added by Ivory Shehee on March 10, 2011 at 3:37pm — No Comments

Skate Park at Rancho Cienega open for business - Thanks Rob Dyrdek/Herb Wesson

 

Skateboarding legend and genius entrepreneur Rob Dyrdek, star of MTV's Fantasy Factory, provided $50,000 toward the $300,000 state-of-the-art skate plaza at the Rancho Cienega Sports Complex, 5001 Rodeo Road near Farmdale and La Brea. The skate spot is meant to replicate street skating with ledges, stairs, and rails. Leimert Park Beat…

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Added by enhager on March 8, 2011 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Vote right now in Los Angeles Leimert Park

I was one of only 62 that made it to my polling place as of this afternoon.

 

I asked how that compares and the nice poll worker ladies said - There are about a 1,000 registered voters.

 

I'm no math major but that's about 5 percent. Not enough.

 

People are dying in Egypt, Tunisia, Libya and lots of other places for the right to elect…

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Added by enhager on March 8, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments

To JoAnn Snow, On Women’s History Month

Beneath the Spin * Eric L. Wattree

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Added by Eric L. Wattree on March 8, 2011 at 10:41am — No Comments

Los Angeles Election Day Tuesday March 8 - vote on city council, LAUSD, libraries

There's more on Tuesday March 8's ballot than the Los Angeles City Council. Leimert Park Ballot.pdf -

Measure G - New pension plan for Fire and Police; Measure H - Campaign restrictions; Measure I - DWP public advocate; Measure J - DWP budget rules; Measure L - Increase library funding; Measure M - Tax marijuana; Measure N - Change finance laws; Measures O - Tax oil produced in…

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Added by enhager on March 7, 2011 at 8:00pm — No Comments

I Bear Witness

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Added by Eric L. Wattree on March 6, 2011 at 2:30am — No Comments

A NEW AFRICAN AMERICAN AUTHOR WHO JUST FINISHED AND PUBLISHED HER FIRST URBAN NOVEL

 

COME WITH ME AND GET LOST IN THIS DRAMATIC, GRIPPING STORY THAT PORTRAYS 'THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY SIDE OF BLACK WOMEN AWAITS READERS...IN THIS COMPELLING CAST OF CHARACTERS THAT STIR READERS' HEARTS AND SOULS, THIS STORY GIVES EVERYONE A GLIMPSE OF HOW LIFE AND LOVE CAN BREAK OR MAKE A PERSON....BLACK OR NOT.......

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Added by YVETTE WRIGHT on March 4, 2011 at 2:23pm — 2 Comments

Los Angeles Council District 8 Candidate Forum this Thursday March 2 in your neighborhood!

Why does it matter? Why should I vote? I already voted in 2008. I don't know the candidates. I don't know the issues. I don't have access to google. I can't afford facebook. Twitter is useless.

We don't need a revolution to have democracy. We have democracy right now. Vote.…

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Added by enhager on March 3, 2011 at 9:11am — No Comments

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