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MICHAEL DERK ROBERTS
Small Business Consultant, Editor, and Social Media & Communications Expert, New York
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, April 22, 2021 Killing Black People IS THE RULE
Today, people's ideas about cops are gleaned from news stories, which often repeat police lies verbatim, and more often, an endless line of TV cop shows, which spew B-roll propaganda into living rooms every night.
(11 comments) SHARE Friday, November 27, 2020 The Modern Cult of Ignorance
The Trump Era has ushered in dangerous times. Never have so many Americans had so much access to so much knowledge and yet have been so resistant to truth and learning anything.
SHARE Monday, November 23, 2020 Divided We Stand - America, Biden and 70M Trumpites
Given the fact that Trump is an impeached, corrupt, inept, incompetent and failed leader - the absolute worst in American presidential history - any candidate, except Satan, would have been acceptable to the American People.
SHARE Thursday, November 19, 2020 The Murder Of American Democracy
I'm not asking Joe Biden to do the heavy lifting required to save American Democracy and to protect it from the clear and present danger that is Trumpism.
SHARE Friday, November 13, 2020 Trump's Right-Wing Base march
All of this can set up a confrontation between MAGA fanatics with their gun-loving genes, and local law enforcement.
(1 comments) SHARE Thursday, November 12, 2020 Nope. I'm NOT "Turning The Other Cheek"
You want me to see "one America." You want me to buy in to the "no blue or red states - only the United States." All very lovely platitudes. All divorced from the reality of America today.
(46 comments) SHARE Thursday, October 29, 2020 An Open Letter To My "Christian Friends:" You're All Hypocrites!
As a critical and thinker, I cannot balance or equate the Christian notion and belief that "God is love" when put against the Old Testament's god-monster who killed multitudes of Egyptian children at Passover and drowned nearly everyone in Noah's flood just because they did not do what he wanted.
SHARE Tuesday, October 6, 2020 The Cruelty and Danger of "Performance Politics"
However, the real danger here is that this performance with Trump as the "star" is telling the "story" that he's "winning" and that should the election go the other way, he'd be the victim of some political fraud and wrongdoing by Democrats.
(2 comments) 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.