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In NYC real estate, the Chinese are the New Russians; Ukraine dismisses Russian threats to intervene; Here is footage of Cliven Bundy’s remarks to African-Americans; Netflix to become real TV and get its own ‘cable channel’ next week; and This woman spent $15,000 on plastic surgery specifically to take better selfies. All this and more, please follow the links below.

The Chinese take Manhattan: replace Russians as top apartment buyers

Ukraine dismisses Russian threats to intervene and continues ‘anti-terrorist’ campaign

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Prince in The City Show: Rep. Paul Ryan’s Budget for America


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On each and every show, I don’t just provide you news in the City but current events around the world–and how they impact you and the world around you.

On this special segment, I talk about House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan’s newly released financial budget for the fiscal year of 2015, which he plans to cut $5.1 trillion in spending, mostly on health care, to balance the budget by 2024. I judge his budget based on what it entails and if it aligns with my values as an American.

For the most part I unfortunately disapprove his budget because of the following:
It will drastically cut clean energy and technology funds. It will slash federal pensions and will eliminate a program that will help federal employees to pay off their student loans and would cut the Pell grant by imposing a maximum income eligibility cap.

How does it impact you? You may ask.

It impacts you by seeing first hand what programs/services lawmakers are supporting or not supporting. Unfortunately, what I see is a budget that does not support or forgive student loans. Millions of students (and many of my peers who are still working on the Hill to help their fellow congressman or woman) are still struggling to pay off their student loans. When I see this type of action, it shows that lawmakers are not in-touch with college students who care about paying off their student loans.

As I mentioned in my talk, I’m always open to a deficit reduction plan but if it includes cuts to programs that I value or necessary to be competitive in the global economy then I can’t support it.

To listen, click on the link below.

Prince in the City Show: Rep Paul Ryan’s New Budget for America

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Meb Keflezighi throws out the first the First Pitch at Fenway; Five Pro-Russian separatists killed in Ukraine; Israel decides to suspend peace talks with Palestine because of their collusion with rival factions; Putin says that the Internet is a ‘CIA Project’; and Michigan Man is among the first to receive a bionic eye. All this and more, please follow the links below.

Meb throws out the first pitch at Fenway Park

Five Pro-Russian separatists are killed in Ukraine, Putin warns of consequences

Israel decides to suspend peace talks with Palestinian government in response to a new unity agreement between rival Palestinian factions

Putin called for Russia to protect its vital interests on what he said was the CIA-run Internet

Michigan man is among the first to receive a bionic eye

Prince in The City Show: Money and Politics inside the Supreme Courthouse of The United States


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Prince Sefa-Boakye host of the Prince in The City Show talks about Money and Politics inside the Supreme Courthouse of The United States.

On each and every show, I don’t just provide you news in the City but current events around the world–and how they impact you and the world around you.

image (1)On this special segment, I talked about SCOTUS (Supreme Court of The United States) and its latest decision to strike down limits on individual contributions in political campaign races. To comment on the subject matter I invited UR radio show host Nathan Roman of “The Business Side of Sports.” But before we delved into this political story, I first spent some time to shed light on TED talk speaker Faith Jegede and her call to be extraordinary!

In a world that demands normality, Faith Jegede wants us to be extraordinary because the pursuit of normality leads to the ultimate sacrifice of potential, greatness, progress and change. And she explains this by sharing her personal story of growing up with two autistic brothers (named Remi and Samuel) who saw the world without prejudice. After watching this TED talk video, I said this to my audience:

“If that what it takes to make the world a better place, then we should all be autistic.”

To watch her TED talk go to: Motivation Mondays: Don’t Be Normal, Be Extraordinary!

Segueing back into politics, Nathan and I then discussed the latest Supreme Court decision to strike down limitations on individual contributions in political campaign races. While this was a shock for both us, we still had disagreements of how the end result of this decision would look like; I characterized this as an apocalypse while he didn’t. Nathan saw this as only increasing the amount of what donors can give.

Nathan believes in the power of education and communities–and says that people have to be educated before they vote for people who won’t serve their communities best. I, on the other hand, disagree and say that the people are educated but with the wrong information. This decision will make it easier for corporate donors and PACs to manipulate information in TV ads and funnel thousands of dollars to candidates that will serve their interests–and not the middle class.

(What I didn’t mention is that this decision will force middle class Americans and the working poor to stretch their money on campaign donations which the rich don’t need to. Independent voters will again be bombarded with TV ads and door-to-door campaigns that will try to persuade them of what is factual and what is false)

To listen to our talk, click on the link below.

Prince in The City Show: Money and Politics in the US Supreme Courthouse Decision

If you have any questions or comments, please direct them to my Contact Page

Thank you Nathan for your opinions and great insight!

To follow Nathan and his radio show. “The Business Sides of Sports” with co-host Stephen Norman, go to www.urbusinessnetwork.com/urbn_sports

Disclaimer: Prince’s opinions, and the opinions of others, have no affiliation with UR Business Network

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Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o is People Magazine’s most beautiful people; Pro Russian gunman in eastern Ukraine says they are holding an American journalist for spying; NFL player told TSA agent to search him further; Justin Bieber apologizes to Japan for visiting shrine honoring war criminals in Tokyo; and The US Department of Justice announces new rules to clemency for drug offenders. All this and more, please follow the links below.

Lupita Nyong’o is on the cover of People Magazine’s Most Beautiful

Pro-Russian government says they’re holding an American journalist Simon Ostrovsky of Vice News

NFL player told TSA agent to search him further

Justin Bieber angers Japan after visiting war criminal shrine in Tokyo

New rules mean more US drug offenders are eligible for clemency

Prince in The City (Day 8)


20140422-184638.jpgJust wrapped up my 8th show w/ @urbusinessnetwork. On today’s show, my guests and I gave our #2cents on Immigration in the US today–while using the plug of day: “I’m not hating; I’m just saying.” Then later on, I interviewed Motivational Speaker & Chief Managing Consultant Doug Luffborough III, who told me his life story–and how he changed his life from gang violence and #homelessness, to shaking hands with the Former President of the United States Bill Clinton. This talk will be made available next week!

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Prince On The Air: Immigration in America


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Prince on the Air! Just wrapped up my talk on Immigration and today’s plug was: “I’m not hating; I’m just saying.” In our rants about immigration we all had to say this plug before we can joust each other with comments. This talk will be made available next week through @urbusinessnetwork. Up next I have Chief Management Consultant of Turning the Hearts, Douglas Luffborough III, to learn how he went from #homeless to #Harvard. Tweet your q’s to @princedjc for Doug to answer.

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On April 21st, Meb Keflezighi became the first American to win the Boston Marathon, since 1983; Vice President Joe Biden announces $50M in aid to Ukraine; Russia’s ‘Mark Zuckerberg’ says he’s been ousted from his company by Putin-linked oligarchs; Supreme Court to hear arguments about pomegranate juice; and a Marathon runner was found twerking at the finish line. All this and more, please follow the links below.

Meb became the first American to win the Boston Marathon

In Kiev, VP Biden pledges US support for fair elections and economic prosperity

Russia’s ‘Mark Zuckerberg’ says he’s been ousted by Putin-linked oligarchs

Supreme Court to hear arguments about promegranate juice

Boston Marathon Runner Twerking to the Finish Line

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Christians around the globe reenact events of Jesus Christ’s Crucifixion on Good Friday; Publisher unveils new title for Hillary Clinton’s new book; US special ops troops are committing suicide in record numbers; Despite sanctions, Russia is getting a $457.9M check from NASA; and The hit TV series ‘Scandal’ season 3 ended with a bang (literally). All this and more, please follow the links below.

Cristians around the globe reenact Jesus’ crucifixion

Hilary Clinton’s new book ‘Hard Choices’

US special ops forces are committing suicide in record numbers

Russia is getting a $457.9 million check from NASA

Scandal Season 3 spoiler alert

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Pres. Obama’s budget to add $6.6 trillion in deficits; The once Democratic presidential hopeful John Edwards is practicing law again; Edward Snowden asks Putin if Russia spies on its own people; Putin finally admits that Russian soldiers were in Crimea; and black supermodel lands major beauty deal with Maybelline. All this and more, please follow the links below.

CBO says that Pres. Obama’s budget is to add $6.6 trillion in deficits

John Edwards is practicing law again

Video of Edward Snowden asking Putin about surveillance

Putin finally admits that Russian soldiers were in Crimea

Jourdan Dunn is the new face of Maybelline

Prince in The City Show: Ukraine Crises and President Obama’s Second Term Agenda


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On each and every show, I don’t just provide you news in the City but current events around the world–and how they impact you and the world around you.

On this special segment, I had a full packed discussion on views and ideologies–not just on Foreign Affairs but on President Obama and his second term agenda. Contributing to this lively debate, are Stephen Norman and Nathan Roman (both hosts of their radio talk show “The Business Side of Sports”) and Lindsey Poole, media content manager of UR Business Network.

To start out, we first talked about Foreign Affairs. We talked about the latest developments of the Ukraine Crisis, and analyzed America’s role in the world today–while comparing its strength to Russia’s.

All of us were on the same side when it came to disapproving Putin’s ill-conceived actions behind annexing Crimea. But when we got into domestic affairs, and dived head first into President Obama’s second term agenda, things got really political! Apparently there are two sides to every coin!

In our discussion I asked my guests to grade the President’s current performance on three agenda items for America: Foreign Affairs, the Economy, and Health care. While half of my guests gave the President a solid B and the other half gave no comment or gave the President a grave Incomplete. It goes to show that not everyone will agree with you.

From our discussion you will not only learn interesting facts but interesting opinions–and how those opinions can shape a person’s outlook on life. But no matter what political affiliation you belong to, you have the right to voice your opinions–even if they are polarizing. Each side of the table presented great insight that you wouldn’t otherwise hear from your everyday news television network.

Overall, we can somewhat agree that the President is doing a “good” job in protecting the lives of Americans in the face of terrorism. But we can unanimously agree that he has a lot of work to do before he can restore economic prosperity in our country.

*FYI: In my talk I mentioned GDP to discuss Obama’s current performance on the economy—to see where we were and where we are now. For clarification the actual definition of GDP is “The monetary value of all the finished goods and services produced within a country’s borders in a specific time period, though GDP is usually calculated on an annual basis. It includes all of private and public consumption, government outlays, investments and exports less imports that occur within a defined territory.”

Stephen Norman and Nathan Roman are hosts their very own radio show called, “The Business Side of Sports” where they discuss on what makes sports so profitable. Instead of talking about what’s going on in the playing field, they are more driven on what’s going on in the front office?

Thank you Stephen, Nathan, Lindsay for your opinions and great insight.

Click Here to Listen: Prince in The City Show: Foreign Affairs and President Obama’s 2nd Term Agenda

Check out Stephen and Nathan’s show, “The Business Side of Sports,” on the UR Business Network channel going to: www.urbusinessnetwork.com/ubrn_sports
Disclaimer: Prince’s opinions, and the opinions of others,  have no affiliation with UR Business Network
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