A Cynic is what an Optimist calls a Realist

Sorry to rain on your parade, boys & girls, but if Obama was any threat to the rapacious greed of the Corporations, they wouldn’t have financed his campaign … now would they?

Doh … !!!

Here’s a more eloquent and realistic, black US politician … Gil Scott Heron, whose dad, who died just recently and was the first ever black player to be part of the Glasgow Celtic football team.

Gil Scott Heron is an inspiration, and the Godfather of the Rap and Hip-hop scene, and in my opinion, one of the finest and most influential poets of the 20th century. I was lucky enough to have met him briefly, many moons ago, on one of his visits to Glasgow, his ancestral homeland