# America’s moral compass is broke

America’s moral compass is broke and she is just refusing to fix it. You don’t have to go far to see what’s wrong with America today just look at the Colin Kaepernick situation. Freedom of speech is a lie you only have freedom of speech if you go along with the masses and what they believe in what they say and not how you truly feel.

Colin Kaepernick is being black balled for taking a stand against police brutality not against the military nor is he anti-American but somehow damn near every media outlet has turned it into everything except for what it really was all about police brutality what also makes this hilarious is the media never call the issue by its name they will say his stance or his cause never say what it really is about police brutality against minorities.

American has a funny way of telling certain people what to say how to think. I remember long time ago there was a guy in Germany that Americans said was evil he was telling people what books they can read and how they should think this man was Adolf Hitler. My question to America is what makes you any different than Hitler if people don’t have democracy the freedom of choice and their freedom of speech.

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One of the people who spoke out against Colin Kaepernick was Giants owner John Mara.   Mara said that Kaepernick’s protest was a reason the Giants didn’t consider and bring them in for a workout. Now some may question Mara morals and integrity see the John owner had no problem with Josh Brown the place kicker on his team when he had domestic assault charges against him.

Brown had 20 different incidents that police was called to his house for domestic disturbances but yet somehow he only received a one-game suspension in fact the Giant’s didn’t cut ties with him they rewarded him with a 2-year contract worth two and a half million sound like someone’s moral compass is broken.

The NFL has denied any collusion or black Ballin against Colin Kaepernick but it’s so obvious that even Stevie Wonder can see Colin Kaepernick has been ostracized for taking a stand against police brutality.

One of the oldest tricks of White America is when somebody of minority speaks out against something they usually go in list a person of color to try to discredit them this year fools are cooning Jason Whitlock and Steven from Django I’m sorry I meant to say Ray Lewis to hear them talk about its his performance that’s not getting him signed onto team and not the real issue is Ludacris Colin Kaepernick had 16 touchdowns last year and only 4 interceptions .

Kaepernick wasn’t even the starter last year he took over for Blaine Gabbert but yet Heckle and Jeckle (Whitlock & Lewis) want to say he’s not in the NFL because of his performance  you put up those types of numbers in any form are good from the NFL to Backyard Football.

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I have been playing watching and talking about football for over 40 years. I haven’t missed a live game since I was 8. But this year I’m taken the Blackout Challenge against the NFL and all NFL apparel.

Like Colin Kaepernick or not the First Amendment says he does have the right to freedom of speech. To see quarterbacks like Ryan Fitzpatrick Geno Smith EJ Manuel and Even Blaine Gabbert the one that Kaepernick replaced as the start get opportunities to play in NFL is plain silly. The NFL has a stop bullying campaign maybe they should practice what they preach.

Only in America where a black man takes a silent protest that will put people in an uproar but a white woman can hit her ex-husband in the head with a golf club not received no jail time or no sentences and be rewarded with 750 million dollars it must be the complexion for the protection.   Colin Kaepernick stood up for us so we should be able to stand up for him America’s moral compass is broke. If you don’t stand for something you will fall for anything.

Our freedom of speech is freedom of death you got to fight the powers-that-be.

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# middle-aged life crisis

40 is the new 30 (LMBO) well maybe not for the responsible adults 40 is the same old 40 and these are the times you’re planning for your future and your retirement some people are still taking care of school age kids while some others maybe taking care of their aging parents as well.

Throw in spouses or partners along with work and co-workers don’t forget about family and friends all the while you trying to secure your future enjoy your life and maintain your own sanity and peace of mind.  Well welcome to another episode of this is your life I’m your host Realtalkwithmatty today show is midlife crisis destination straight ahead.

Can you imagine dealing with all the situations that I just mentioned all at once this could make your life a little stressful all the while you are not trying to lose yourself in the midst of it all. Taking care of your parents can be a job within itself especially if they are used to being independent and now they have to depend on others for help.  Doctor’s appointments making sure their taking medicine on time or even mild suggestions can become a war within itself dealing with your parents especially if you’re dealing with somebody who used to taking care of their own affairs and not answering to anybody this could be problematic and a recipe for disaster and now you got a fight on your hands.

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With a pinch of not cooperating an unwillingness to make change a dash of I raised you fool don’t tell me what to do. Throw in a little bit of stubbornness and now you’re smack in the mist of a battle a middle age battle between you and your parents you might lose some battles but the objective is to win the war to make your parents last moments on earth as peaceful and relaxing as possible.

Now the battle with your parents is enough to deal with by itself but sometimes you face different wars on different fronts as well your kids spouses or partners dealing with family and friends can seem overwhelming at times. One thing that’s important that you need to remember is you need to take care of your star player (you) before you will be dealing with your own midlife crisis.

A midlife crisis could be a major life experience such as dealing with the loss of loved ones or a loss of a job an affair maybe the feeling of loneliness or abandonment a divorce this could lead to feeling depression remorse anxiety for others they have desire to achieve youthfulness or make drastic changes in their lifestyle.

Dealing with all the situations that I mentioned earlier can be quite overwhelming at times the parents kids spouses or partners work and coworkers all the while you’re trying to take care of your own needs. In these times one thing you have to remember is you have to take care of yourself and make time for yourself to enjoy life regroup and relax. Your no go to any one if you’re somewhere upset and stress.  Remember you can only control you and your actions. And to those who have not experience this yet. Midlife crisis coming to a lifestyle near you.

 

NBC to produce series following a fictional Baltimore mayor

NBC to produce series following a fictional Baltimore mayor

http://www.baltimoresun.com/features/baltimore-insider-blog/bs-fe-nbc-baltimore-show-20170728-story.html

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Two years ago I had a real talk moment with myself and I didn’t like the answer that I got. Have you ever been fed up with grown ass people who has nothing better to do then keep some type of drama going like an episode of Love & Hip Hop.

That was me two years ago just tried of the drama an gossip same old daily routine. For me it serve no purpose to give my point of view on someone else situation especially if the person didn’t ask me for my view on the matter nor am I doing anything to make their problem better.

If I’m minding my own business and taking care of my own affairs that doesn’t leave me with a lot of time to be worried about any body else life or situations I’m too busy securing my own peace of mind and happiness…

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# Who you really are

Who you are?   Now that should be a question that everybody should  be able to answer right?   Who you are is defined by your words your actions how you treat people the way that we were raised and the way that we were taught and the lessening that we learned.

 

Have you every meet  a person  for the first time  and they told you they was a bad person of course not people will sell you a fantasy if you buy into it.   But to really learn a person or to understand someone you have to watch and listing to their words actions heart soul and  mindset to get a full  insight into the type of person they really are.

 

How you were raised has a lot to do with how you think today and  the way you view certain situations or people in life.  The way that you were taught and the lessons that you learned (or not) your environment  and the people who surrounded you this is the very fabric of oneself and the  person that you are today.

 

We as people are quick to say that we know somebody (I have known so and so for over 20 years) but unless you have kept in constant contact with this person and y’all have been honest with each other over that period of time 20 years is still a long time and in those 20 years you don’t know how much growth  that person have had over the years.    People mindset changes people  perspectives changes over time every individual is different and has a different mindset the real question now is who is the person that you are talking to today.

If someone walks up to you and ask you who you really are this is one question that shouldn’t be a mystery or some type of enigma.  This is one question that you should be able to answer at any time or at any given moment and answer it honestly but we know with some people honesty is not the best policy.

We can pretend deceive lie but the real person always come to the surface eventually their true representative will make a guest appearance no matter how much they fake the funk what lies you tell in the dark the truth shall come to light.

From politicians who claim they are for the people and the community but really in it for their self and they own personal gains to the so-called religious and sanctified people who really do more judging and criticizing of people then they actually do praying consoling and has mercy for the people.   Good person always shows who they really are by their kind words and their unselfish acts who you really are will always come to the surface like creamier once you poured it in coffee.  No matter how many lies you tell or false images you try to create for your self who you really are will always show up eventually.