Author: Michael Ingmire

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Republican Party: Where is Your Courage?

When I consider the smoke and mirrors of the ruling class lately, I have come to a chilling conclusion; both political parties are doing their absolute best to divide the American people. The...
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Michael Ingmire: New Orleans Testimony

“And they got a little street they call mystery Got a whole gang of Jazz Fest history” –Dr John, Sweet Home New Orleans For many years, I have pursued the music and history of New Orleans...
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Hey Entertainment Industry: Just Who Do You Think Supports You?

“It’s high time that you find The same people that you misuse on your way up  You might meet up On your way down”– Allen Toussaint, On Your Way Down On September 29th, Actor Robert De Niro...
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Clown World Two: The Impeachment Circus

“Don’t you love farce? My fault I fear I thought you’d want what I want.. Sorry my dear But where are the clowns Send in the clowns Don’t bother their here”- Stephen Sondheim, Send in the Clow...
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Michael Ingmire: An Open Letter to My Brother George, 23 Years Deceased

“Can’t you hear the music playing, the anthem it’s my call And the last I seen of George was him running through the door Hey bro, what’s the word Talking ‘bout my friend, my friend George” -Lou...
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An Open Letter to President Trump Regarding Benghazi From Sean Smith’s Uncle, Michael Ingmire

To: President Donald J. Trump      1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW        Washington, DC 20500  CC: Attorney General Jeff Sessions CC: Secretary of State, Rex W. Tillerson Dear President Trump: My name...
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Michael Ingmire, Seven Years After Benghazi: David Meet Goliath

All of us at PolitiChicks will continue to fight for justice for Benghazi alongside Michael Ingmire, uncle of Benghazi victim Sean Smith. This is another Benghazi update from Michael.
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Michael Ingmire: The Politics of Race In America

“You don’t believe what you read in the paper You can’t believe the stranger at your door You don’t believe what you hear from your neighbor Your old neighborhood ain’t even there no more”...
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Hoodoo Moon Two: Five Snapshots of Dr. John’s Music

As I began writing this article on June 22, 2019, I had Dr. John’s Memorial service playing in the background as it was broadcast live on WWOZ on-line in New Orleans. Listening to the...
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The Rebranding of America:  Clown World

We are witnessing the Rebranding of America, into what Actor Robert Davi so aptly calls a  “Clown World.” Clown World,  where the common core dumbing down of society has successfully rebranded...
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Dr John: Beyond a Hoodoo Moon

Malcolm John Rebennack, better known as Dr. John, died in New Orleans on June 6, 2019.  He was 77 years old and apparently was the victim of a heart attack.  To say that I respected his music and...
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Concerning Juan Williams: Cruelly Naïve or Simply Cruel?

I am blessed with a broad retinue of informed friends.  One of the best, Jim Sellers, sent me a post, via social media, that referenced some vastly offensive comments made by Fox’s “ The Five”...
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Michael Ingmire: Hard Boiled Christianity

“In deep confusion, in great despair   When I reach out for him, he is there    When I am lonely as I can be     And I know that God shines his light on me”   –Van Morrison, Whenever God...
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The Blues and The Rolling Stones

“Take me to the station   And put me on the train   I got no expectations   To pass through here Again” -No Expectations, Jagger-Richards As a musician and as a fan, I have appreciated the...
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Michael Ingmire: Great Voices Are Never Stilled

“Everybody let’s sing, sing, sing   Everybody let’s sing, sing, sing   Let’s all pitch in to do our thing,   Make a better world to live in”-Earl King, “Sing, Sing, Sing” After over 50 years of...
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Contempt of Congress: Render Unto Caesar?

“Give to Caesar what is Caesar’s and to God what is God’s”-Mark 12:17 So the Judiciary Committee wants to find Attorney General Barr in Contempt of Congress and the Democrats are seeking to...
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Sleepy and Creepy: Joe Biden

The declared candidates for the 2020 Democrat Party Presidential ticket are giving me almost painful belly laughs.  These candidates actually range from the hilarious to the patentl...

Michael Ingmire: Friendships in the Blues

 I’m a Bluesman Lot of friends and family have come and gone Left me here to sing this song That’s why I’m a Bluesman Yes, I’m a Bluesman  And I want the world to know just why  I’m a Bluesman...