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Clarence Barr's Reality On Ice-'New Day, Same Deadly Game'

Clarence Barr’s Reality On Ice-‘New Day, Same Deadly Game’

New Day, Same Deadly Game BY CLARENCE BARR, II Well, it hasn’t taken long for the new renegade-in-chief to solidify his reputation as a war hawk. With less than one hundred days in office under his belt, Donald Trump is beginning to make a habit of executing his favorite executive power by ordering military strikes…

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Clarence Barr's Reality On Ice-'The 7 Rules For Winning'

Clarence Barr’s Reality On Ice-‘The 7 Rules For Winning’

The 7 Rules For Winning BY CLARENCE BARR, II In life there are two types of people, those who are currently winning and those who are currently losing. The winners’ category is typically made up of individuals who made good, sound choices. They chose the right careers, made the right connections and, for the most…

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Clarence Barr's Reality On Ice-'Ignoring Steve Harvey'

Clarence Barr’s Reality On Ice-‘Ignoring Steve Harvey’

Ignoring Steve Harvey BY CLARENCE BARR, II A lot of people love Steve Harvey. They love his stand-up routine, his radio show, his Hoodie Awards and his everyone’s favorite, funny uncle demeanor. The admiration is understandable. Harvey comes off as the kind of person you’d make sure to invite to any house party because of…

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Clarence Barr's Reality On Ice-'Florida's New Hunting License'

Clarence Barr’s Reality On Ice-‘Florida’s New Hunting License’

Florida’s New Hunting License BY CLARENCE BARR, II When lawmakers in Tallahassee announced that they were going to address the controversial “Stand Your Ground” law a few years ago I, like many people, thought they might repeal the legislation based on its unpopularity and the negative publicity it received from across the nation. But, apparently,…

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Clarence Barr's Reality On Ice-'Two More Fall For The Devil's Trick Bag'

Clarence Barr’s Reality On Ice-‘Two More Fall For The Devil’s Trick Bag’

Two More Fall For The Devil’s Trick Bag BY CLARENCE BARR, II                                                                  No one is immune to greed. At some point we’ve all…

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Clarence Barr's Reality On Ice-'Whites Only' Trending Up'

Clarence Barr’s Reality On Ice-‘Whites Only’ Trending Up’

‘Whites Only’ Trending Up BY CLARENCE BARR, II If there was any doubt remaining, concerning the amount of racist ideology that courses through the veins of the Republican party, I think U. S. Rep. Steve King, from Iowa stands as a perfect example that bigotry and prejudice among right-wingers is as strong as ever. Last…

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Clarence Barr's Reality On Ice-'Who's That Peepin' Through Your Window?'

Clarence Barr’s Reality On Ice-‘Who’s That Peepin’ Through Your Window?’

Who’s That Peepin’ Through Your Window? BY CLARENCE BARR, II “There’s no such thing as having complete privacy in the United States.” Those were the chilling words of F. B. I. director James Comey last week after it was discovered through Wikileaks that the C.I.A. has the capability to hack into almost every electronic device…

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CLARENCE BARR'S REALITY ON ICE-'Welcome To The Freak Show'

CLARENCE BARR’S REALITY ON ICE-‘Welcome To The Freak Show’

Welcome To The Freak Show BY CLARENCE BARR, II Rachel Dolezal, the white Spokane, Washington woman who gained national attention two years ago for passing herself off as Black, is back in the headlines. Apparently, the fallout from her bizarre story has caused her some serious financial difficulties. According to reports, Ms. Dolezal claims that…

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Clarence Barr's Reality On Ice-'Too Many Foxes In The Hen House'

Clarence Barr’s Reality On Ice-‘Too Many Foxes In The Hen House’

Too Many Foxes In The Hen House BY CLARENCE BARR, II It probably won’t be long now. After Attorney General Jeff Sessions was caught lying to the Senate Judiciary Committee about his contacts with Russian diplomats during Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, it’s becoming more and more apparent that the collateral damage from continuous improprieties by…

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Clarence Barr's Reality OPn Ice-'A Different Kind Of Addiction'

Clarence Barr’s Reality OPn Ice-‘A Different Kind Of Addiction’

A Different Kind Of Addiction BY CLARENCE BARR, II There was a time when I wondered why some people would even bother to leave prison once they completed their sentences, knowing that their only plan involved a return trip. I never understood why they wouldn’t just stick around and save their families and communities the…

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Clarence Barr's Reality On Ice-'Another Slap To Our Faces'

Clarence Barr’s Reality On Ice-‘Another Slap To Our Faces’

Another Slap To Our Faces BY CLARENCE BARR, II This week the ABC television network gave itself an enthusiastic pat on the back for installing a Black woman as the centerpiece of its popular dating show The Bachelorette. It will be the first time in the show’s 13-year history that a woman of African descent…

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Clarence Barr's Reality On Ice-'Clap For 'Em'

Clarence Barr’s Reality On Ice-‘Clap For ‘Em’

Clap For ‘Em BY CLARENCE BARR, II I am a firm believer in giving people props when they reach personal milestones. This is mainly due to my understanding of the kind of effort it normally takes to obtain what you want out of life. With that being the case, I’ve decided to dedicate this column…

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Clarence Barr's Reality On Ice-'The Worse Is  Yet To Come'

Clarence Barr’s Reality On Ice-‘The Worse Is Yet To Come’

The Worse Is Yet To Come BY CLARENCE BARR, II   Since the presidential inauguration I’ve tried my best to write about anything other than the madness of Donald Trump’s presidency. But it has proven to be an effort in futility because trying to avoid a current topic that doesn’t, somehow, loop back to the…

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Clarence Barr's Reality On Ice-'Brady Gets One For The Thumb'

Clarence Barr’s Reality On Ice-‘Brady Gets One For The Thumb’

Brady Gets One For The Thumb  BY CLARENCE BARR, II   Well, here we are, Super Bowl weekend. It seems like just yesterday that we were celebrating the return of the football season. And now it’s over already. This year’s contest pits the Atlanta Falcons against the New England Patriots. And the question everyone wants…

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Clarence Barr's Reality On Ice-'Be Careful Baby Girl'

Clarence Barr’s Reality On Ice-‘Be Careful Baby Girl’

  Be Careful Baby Girl  BY CLARENCE BARR, II   As a parent you never reach the point where you relinquish your job of protecting your child. Even after they grow into adulthood you still often find the need to help keep them out of harm’s way. After all, for humans, being there for our…

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Clarence Barr's Reality On Ice-'Another Super Hero Let Down'

Clarence Barr’s Reality On Ice-‘Another Super Hero Let Down’

Another Super Hero Let Down  BY CLARENCE BARR, II   It is a terrible thing when you lose respect for someone you once admired. The level of disappointment you feel after witnessing your hero engage in shady behavior is only matched by the amount of anger that comes over you after the realization sets in…

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Clarence Barr's Reality On Ice-'Are You Ready For Tomorrow'

Clarence Barr’s Reality On Ice-‘Are You Ready For Tomorrow’

Are You Ready For Tomorrow BY CLARENCE BARR, II   Picture this scenario for a minute. You call Uber for a ride and a car shows up to your door in five minutes. When you step into the vehicle you discover that there is no driver. Instead of telling someone where to take you, you…

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The Thrill Is Gone  BY CLARENCE BARR, II   72 hours. That is roughly how much time we have left before we say farewell to, what can arguably be considered, one of the greatest 8-year stretches in the history of Africans in America. From November of 2008 to right now we were able to witness…

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