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MICHAEL DERK ROBERTS
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Over the past 20 years I've been a top SMALL BUSINESS CONSULTANT and POLITICAL CAMPAIGN STRATEGIST in Brooklyn, New York, running successful campaigns at the City, State and Federal levels. I'm a published author and award-winning journalist. I've been honored and recognized for my deep, hard-hitting analytical work on socio-economic and political issues confronting the United States in general and New York City in particular. I'm he Senior Consultant, COMMONSENSE STRATEGIES (www.commonsensestrategies.biz ), a Marketing, Social Media & Communications company based in Brooklyn. I also host two weekly podcasts at www.blogtalkradio.com/shangoking .The first, aired on Saturday mornings is called BTS -- Business, Technology and Social Media and the second, The Roberts Report, is aired on Sundays. You can also follow me on Facebook at www.facebook.com/mdvroberts. (347) 279-6668.
SHARE Thursday, September 17, 2020 Elective Dictatorship: Exhibit I the Caribbean
In the Caribbean any criticism of the ruling party is immediately interpreted as political treachery and would get the offender sidelined, shunned and relegated to the "back bench."
SHARE Thursday, September 10, 2020 Slavish Political Loyalty - How Trump May Win
So, it's now a waste of time to bemoan the actions of, for example, Senate Republicans as gutless, spineless and sycophantic. They are afraid of the enigmatic president's legendary rage and his penchant for exacting spiteful retribution.
(6 comments) SHARE Thursday, August 27, 2020 A Pageantry Of Lies and Buffoonery
This convention also exposed the utter cowardice of the Republican Party and its morbid and abject fear of Donald Trump.
(4 comments) SHARE Friday, August 7, 2020 Pyrrhic Choice: Democratic and Republican Parties
Moreover, this Democratic and Republican Party's cynicism is an opportunist political maneuver since the Democratic Party know that Black and Brown people have no other political home to go to since they're not wanted in the Republican Party.
(4 comments) SHARE Tuesday, August 4, 2020 Black Woman VP? Maybe, Maybe Not
Finally, Biden and his VP pick must prepare for a delayed election result and the shenanigans that are bound to be launched by President Trump and the Republican Party.
(1 comments) SHARE Saturday, July 11, 2020 "Commute - Not Pardon" - How Trump Played Roger Stone
Still, lost in all the chatter is the fundamental fact that Roger Stone WAS NOT PARDONED by the president BECAUSE THE PRESIDENT COULD NOT DO THAT and if he had this action would have opened up a legal can of worms and at worst a flagrant and illegal violation of the United States Constitution.
(7 comments) SHARE Tuesday, June 16, 2020 When The Marching Stops"What Next?
I believe it is apropos to ask now: Where does all the energy unleashed by the street protests go? What happens to disband cops when the loud chanting fades?
(4 comments) SHARE Saturday, June 6, 2020 Policing and White Supremacy
"The negro is a beast," they said and "civilizing him" by beatings and brutality was "good for him" they said.
SHARE Sunday, May 31, 2020 Please "White America" Do Not Lecture Us!
Finally, even in the modern era, the notion that as Americans we believe in non-violence or have some well-nurtured opposition to rioting is belied by the historical evidence.