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    Indeed, Detroit Councilwoman JoAnn Watson, and the most important function of any elected official is to uphold his or her sworn oath of office to use the Constitution, the principles of this nation to competently serve U.S. citizens and legal immigrants



    Indeed, Detroit Councilwoman JoAnn Watson, and the most important function of any elected official is to uphold his or her sworn  oath of office to use the Constitution, the principles of this nation to competently serve U.S. citizens and legal immigrants!


    YouTube: “ Black Detroit Councilwoman tells Obama: We Voted for You, Now Bail Us Out” uploaded by TheColourOfCrime


    Detroit Councilwoman Tells Obama: “We Voted For You, Now Bail Us Out” by Black World Today


    December 5, 2012

    Coleman A. Young Municipal Center
    2 Woodward Avenue, Suite 1340
    Detroit, MI 48226
    (313) 224-4535 (office)
    (313) 224-1524 (fax)


    E-mail: WatsonJ@detroitmi.gov

    Attention Councilwoman JoAnn Watson,

    It is refreshing to know that you are demanding that President Barack Obama use his influence to help U.S. born blacks too.   The most important function of any elected official is to uphold his or her sworn  oath of office to use the Constitution, the principles of this nation to competently serve U.S. citizens and legal immigrants, and there is no better person to fulfill this calling than our own elected black leaders, from the highest level of government to the local jurisdiction of government.

    Oath of Office: "I, (President, Supreme Court Justice, Congressperson, Assemblyman, Mayor, City Councilperson, Judge, etc. ), during such times as I hold the office, I, do solemnly swear that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States (the Constitution of the State of California, Maryland, Illinois, etc., etc.), against all enemies foreign (terrorist enemies of the U.S., illegal immigrants, un-American or un-Constitutional anything and everything, etc.) and domestic (treasonous individuals or organizations, any Police Chief who turns a blind eye to the actions of rogue police officers, unethical or criminal elected officials or public servants, illegal aliens or his or her advocates, un-American anything and everything), and that I will bear true faith and allegiance, to the Constitution of the United States , (State Constitution), and that I take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion, and that I will faithfully discharge the duties upon which I am about to enter."...and voting should be based on how well an elected official upholds the "Oath of Office", the Constitution and not party affiliation.




    When you consider the reality of all the truly innocent black men and women violated by the atrocities of government, such as rogue police officers, unethical and criminal public servants, blatantly unfair judicial decisions, unearned penal incarceration and fines, there is no reason for the black community to be as poverty stricken as it is today.

    ....and this is one legitimate avenue that President Barack Obama, the Congressional Black Caucus, and other elected black leaders should be pursuing, because it is not in the best interest of Caucasians, Jews, Hispanics, Koreans, Kenyans, Nigerians,  Somalis, Filipinos, etc., etc., to be the first to step up to the plate to competently serve law abiding black men and women so violated by the atrocities of a government seriously gone awry.

    Best Regards and Happy Holidays,


    Michael Lofton


    Selected Comment:

    "She's mad because Obama promised 'free stuff' and never came through. That is what Obama does best is offer free stuff." by Logan248


    I'm hoping that this, "asking for free stuff" is not the reason that Detroit Councilwoman JoAnn Watson, is petitioning or demanding that President Barack Obama serve the black community too. I do agree with Detroit Councilwoman JoAnn Watson, petition or reason that as black voters we voted for you in large numbers and all we ask is that you do something for the black community too........

    (With good reason I didn't vote for Barack Obama in 2008 and 2012)

    ........ I augmented this reason with other information that Detroit Councilwoman JoAnn Watson can successfully make use of to acquire resources to benefit U.S. born blacks.

    I sent Detroit Councilwoman JoAnn Watson an email to inform, to let her know that if elected black leaders used his or her expertise as an elected official, lawyer, etc., etc., too....

    "When you consider the reality of all the truly innocent black men and women violated by the atrocities of government, such as rogue police officers, unethical and criminal public servants, blatantly unfair judicial decisions, unearned penal incarceration and fines, there is no reason for the black community to be as poverty stricken as it is today." phrase taken from the email message.

    ......then this would not be begging for handouts or freebees, this in fact would be a lawful and legitimate avenue to acquire assets derived from valid court cases, Constitutional protections, tort practice, etc., etc., for law abiding U.S. born blacks.

    ........I planted the seed of information, a seed based upon the aptitude of an elected official to use the "Oath of Office", the Constitution, a respective State Constitution, etc., etc., etc., .....but whether or not, this seed of important information to realize the American Dream in this manner, will register with the reader, any listener, or an elected official, such as Detroit Councilwoman JoAnn Watson, President Barack Obama, the Congressional Black Caucus, other elected black leaders or public servants at the Federal, State, County, and City jurisdictions of government, only time will tell......The message is long overdue, and all I can hope for, is that this message sinks in.

    Ways to acquire assets:

    1. being an heir to wealth such as property, money, or other assets.

    2. working for your assets, be it through a private business venture or by being lawfully gainfully employed by someone else.

    3. Sheer Luck, hitting the lottery, legalized gambling and winning.

    4. Successful investment in stocks, bonds, or other financial investments.

    5. Suing and winning in a court of law, through the competent representation of a lawyer, the expertise of an elected official to uphold the Constitution in your behalf, etc., etc.

    6. Committing a misdemeanor or felonious criminal act.....an action which is counter-productive, and can lead to prison incarceration, the loss of a license to practice law, medicine, or other discipline, result in a truly earned destroyed reputation....this being an avenue that can result in maiming or death of the assailant (s), by victim(s) and/or lawful police officer(s) protecting the interests of any victim(s) or the general public.

    .....items (2), (4) and (5) being the most likely and possible avenues to acquire assets.

    ....items (1) and (3) being the most unlikely and impossible avenues to acquire assets.

    ...item (6) being extremely risky, counter-productive, and not worth the risk of ruining your good name, lawfully losing assets by paying fines or restitution to any victim(s), losing your freedom, and possibly being maimed, killed, or legally executed by government Capital punishment penalties in the event the criminal act also results in the death of any victim robbed, victim's property burglarized, etc., etc.

    Forget about raising taxes on affluent individuals, business owners, and anyone whose net income is $250,000 or more. Confiscating assets from the wealthy, or any business owner, an avenue that President Barack "the Food Stamp President" Obama, the ObamaCrap Administration, and other ObamaCrap nonsense will not materialize, period, period, period. This ObamaCrap avenue will result in the affluent using avenues to shelter his or her assets,  will result in private business downsizing or closing, businesses moving to a less hostile environment, resulting in higher unemployment, job losses instead of job gains, the destruction of free enterprise system and the "American Dream", and last but not least mutiny by the affluent, any property owner(s), business owner(s) against the U.S. government, i.e.,


    i.e., namely a Boston Tea Party rebellion.



    CNN I-Report: "No offense BUT..." by Sinnammon

    A few years ago, a "fair skinned-high yellow" black female friend of mine, decided to move back to her parent's home to use her extra savings or income to help her aging and sickly Father.

    Although many black men or women place value in playing the "shades of blackness foolishness", I don't, because in the real world your success is based on what you can do, how competently you can deliver, how fast you can make, and for a reasonable price you can provide a product or service to a customer, or employer, etc., etc., and not your skin color, shade of blackness, gender, educational background, religious belief, etc., etc. This is the most important and truly realistic feature of a "level playing field/no color barrier society" of living in the U.S., or similar "Free Enterprise/Capitalist" Democratic Republic that allows a free individual(s) to achieve the ultimate.

    ......A few years ago, a "fair skinned-high yellow" black female friend of mine, decided to move back to her parent's home to use her extra savings or income to help her aging and sickly Father.......

    This black woman, was employed by one or more Jewish business owners and held a good paying job in West Los Angeles. She also rented a very nice apartment in the Wilshire District paying high rent to at least one or more of the same Jewish business owners she was employed by, who also owned or were the property managers of the apartment she rented.

    This black woman determined that she could save more of her earnings by moving back home and use some of the money saved to help herself and her Father too.

    When this woman moved home to help her Father, for whatever reason she was forced to resign, or suddenly was no longer employed or needed by these Jewish business owners/apartment owners/managers.

    ....bottom line.....Jews, Koreans, Hispanics, and/or other cultures truly believe in the revolving door of keeping control of assets earned, acquired, and owned....

    .......in truly "recycling Jewish/Hispanic/Korean/Hispanic dollars".

    In comparison the "Black recycling of Black dollars" is all talk and no action, or not as committed, because if U.S. born Black businesses truly practiced "Black recycling of Black dollars" the U.S. born black community would not be in the substandard economic/political/social condition that it is in Today.


    It would be like "Heaven on Earth" if the world, the U.S., etc., etc., was one happy ethnic no "color barrier" melting pot.....

    ....but in dealing with reality, when assets, property, money, anything of monetary value, the court system, civil litigation is involved, the U.S., the world, etc., your success is based upon how well members of your particular heritage step up to the plate to serve you....

    i.e. the Hispanic community has MALDEF (the Mexican American Legal Defense Fund), Koreans, Jews, Arabs, Caucasians, Italian, Jamaican, Ethiopian, or other ethnic/heritage groups have similar organizations that truly serve his, her, or their interests.




    YouTube:  Al Sharpton: Poverty Pimp


    America’s Race Hustling Poverty Pimps: Al, Jesse, & Barack

    by Bob Russell on Mar 27, 2012 , ConservativeDailyNews.com


    In contrast, U.S. born blacks have worthless organizations or individuals, such as the NAACP, poverty pimping Reverend Al Sharpton, Reverend Jesse Jackson, or other sleazy preachers, the Congressional Black Clueless....AKA...the Congressional Black Caucus, sellout elected black leaders, a consortium of pseudo leaders and organizations...and this is also the primary reason that U.S. born blacks are losing ground economically, politically, and socially.



    CNN I-Report: "White America isn't dead!" by omekongo

    Selected comment:

    ".....the Obama coalition is made up of people that believe the federal govt should continue to usurp state and individual rights" by bridgetb1


    ...indeed, and elected officials such as President Barack Obama whose associates (Reverend John Hunter/Reverend Al Sharpton, etc., etc.) are disgraceful and sleazy can't possibly respect the U.S. Constitution, individual rights, "the Bill of Rights", etc., etc., because this requires an elected official or public servant to be ethical, lawful, competent, and most of all, honor and uphold his or her sworn oath of office.


    CNN I-Report: "When you Lie Down With Nasty Rotten Garbage You Get Up With Maggots and Fleas, You Get up With or Become Foul Smelling Trash too. Attorney Rickey Ivie, like Reverend John J. Hunter, is Sleazy and Unethical Too!" by TheTruth53

    A picture is worth a thousand words. It can't be good when any elected official, especially the President of the United States, is in a photo, and being blessed by one of many disgraceful and unethical, "thief instead of a preacher" pseudo reverends in the black community, namely no good Reverend John Hunter.


    CNN i-Report: Of What Value is it for Any U.S. born black to vote for Barack Obama?


    CNN I-Report: "Rush Limbaugh is on Target for Condemning Barack Obama. However, Rush Limbaugh is definitely Wrong and Off target for Praising no good Treasonous Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas as being a role model for U.S. born blacks!" by TheTruth53


    "Supreme Court Rejects Damages for Innocent Man Who Spent 14 Years on Death Row" by David Savage, LA Times, March 30, 2011

    Selected comment:

    "BWC - I can understand the black vote being so skewed for President Obama because of the significance of the first black President. What I don't understand is how over 90% of black voters always vote for the Democrat. That is a higher reliability rate than even among registered Democrats. I have said before, there is no better example of a group of voters being bought and paid for than the black voters have by the Democrats. The black community goes so far as to denigrate and marginalize black conservatives as being puppets of the white upper class. The black community needs to trade in their relics like Jackson and Sharpton and find leadership that reflects a vision of the future, not the past." by CKThompson


    ....both the Democratic and Republican Parties have "puppets/treasonous/un-American/sleazy/inept/disgraceful/unworthy of praise U.S. born blacks in their camp. The Republican Party has its' token treasonous worthless inept sellout blacks too, namely no good U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.




    CNN i-Report: "Black in America leaves us with more questions than answers" by omekongo

    "Soledad gave a wonderful view of the challenges Black people face in America. No one should have watched this expecting to have it all figured out after the fact. The issue of identity for us, like anyone, is complex. Soledad's work helped break it down to a personal level, which is extremely important to do." by omekongo


    ....Indeed, Soledad Obrien did well with what she had to work with.

    However, for individuals like me and other individuals who bring to this forum other truths, I have to give praise to CNN.com for the opportunity to share information based on other realities that media made blacks do not discuss, or other prominent individuals choose not to discuss of what it is like to be in Black America.

    Important and substantial information relating to serious inequities/injustices in the court system while elected black leaders and/or other influential individuals remain silent or conspire with the perpetrators to further oppress law abiding U.S. born black men, women, and/or his or her siblings.

    "Taxation without Competent Representation".

    Treason from within the black community.

    A disgraceful and "Selling Out" elected black leadership or U.S. born black middleclass, misguided and dysfunctional black voting that keeps this cycle of dysfunctional activity alive, etc., etc......

    ......topics that should be of high priority, but at the same time were left out of the discussion in the national media exposure of what it means to be black in America as presented by CNN's Soledad Obrien et al.




    Lies Don't Keep Us Safe. Keeping Us Safe Requires Respect for the Rule of Law and the Constitution. The government's argument is untenable. “The government cannot, under any circumstance, affirmatively mislead the court” by U.S. District Judge Cormac J. Carney

    "Insisting on honesty as the only policy, the supreme ruled Wednesday that public employees can be punished for lying, even when they merely deny an accusation that later turns out to be true”.

    “ …….Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist. 'An employee who is asked about possible wrongdoing has only two legal choices:Tell the truth or say nothing”. (LA Times, January 22, 1998.)

    ........"Tell the Truth or Say Nothing" also applies to any U.S. President, Congressional office holder, U.S. Supreme Court Justice, U.S. Attorney General, court official, court clerk, Deputy City Attorney, Judge, elected official, lawyer, journalist, etc.

    2016 The Movie – A Look Behind Obama's Anti-American Mask

    Note: All hypertext are a link to actual court documents, references valid court cases, signed affidavits, official correspondence, and other reputable sources.


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