August 23, 2017

NFL Weekly Winners and Week 14 Picks

Errrr.....how bout dem Broncos? And the Week 13 Winner is none other than...........................AsiangrrlMN!!!!!   PHI@ SEA ATL @ HOU CAR @ TB CIN @ PIT DEN @MIN IND @ NE KC @ CHI NYJ @ … [Read more...]

Thursday Open Thread

Good morning P.O.U. fam.  Today's Caribbean journey takes us to Jamaica.   History and Culture During the 1650s, the British captured Jamaica from the Spanish. In a last-ditch attempt at defiance, the Spanish settlers freed and armed their … [Read more...]

Wednesday Obot Link Review | Afternoon Open Thread

Ho, Have A Seat News: Former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich told a federal court Wednesday that he made "terrible mistakes" and is "unbelievably sorry" for his crimes. His emotional statement was a dramatic departure from his insistence on his … [Read more...]

POU Weekly Health Thread: Rev. Al Works It Out!

In an interview with The Wall Street Journal, Rev. Al Sharpton talks about how changing his lifestyle helped him go from this: to this: http://s.wsj.net/media/swf/main.swf Motivational Words for Taking Off the Weight Rev. Al Sharpton's diet … [Read more...]

Wednesday Open Thread

Good morning P.O.U Fam. Today's stop ----- the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. Tobago Island, Trinidad and Tobago History and Culture After slavery was abolished by Britain in 1834, plantation owners in Trinidad imported … [Read more...]

President Obama Speaks on the Economy in Osawatomie, KS

President Obama spoke on the U.S. economy, invoking Theodore Roosevelt's populism and challenging Republican belief in trickle-down economic theory. In his remarks he said the theory speaks to individualism but "has never worked," and that the nation … [Read more...]

Tuesday Afternoon Thread: President Obama speaks on Middle Class Tax Cuts

President Obama Speaks on Middle Class Tax Cuts December 05, 2011 President Obama urges Congress to get to work on extending and expanding the payroll tax cut, which will help put more money in the pockets of middle class families.   … [Read more...]