Terror By Americans Toward Americans

Thursday, President Obama addressed the shooting that occurred in Charleston, SC that resulted in 9 deaths. This act is being described as a hate crime involving a 21 year old white male turning a gun on members of the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church.  During the President’s speech he calls the act a “tragedy,” and mentions his advocacy for Americans to impose stricter gun laws … Continue reading Terror By Americans Toward Americans

Generation Reform

It is no secret that healthcare reform and education costs are both ongoing political and economic issues currently facing mass criticism in the United States. Over the last 30 years, these issues have gotten dramatically worse, and do not seem to be going away anytime soon. The accumulated evidence shows that the current structure of our system reflecting the cost of healthcare results in extremely … Continue reading Generation Reform

‘American Sniper’ Guilty Verdict

The family of Chris Kyle, the man who was portrayed by Bradley Cooper in American Sniper, has finally received justice. Eddie Ray Routh, the former marine that fatally shot and killed Kyle and his friend Chad Littlefield in 2013, was found guilty of murder and sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Kyle’s memoir, American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper … Continue reading ‘American Sniper’ Guilty Verdict

Did “Serial” Really Influence The Adnan Syed Case?

Opinions vary, but after years of efforts, an appeal has been granted for Adnan Syed. Many never heard of Syed until last year, when the popular podcast, “Serial” brought his case into the limelight, making it an overnight national sensation. In 2000, the now 33 year old Adnan Syed was convicted of the murder of his ex-girlfriend, Hae Min Lee. Adnan’s conviction gained a fair … Continue reading Did “Serial” Really Influence The Adnan Syed Case?

Brian Williams & The Temptation To Make Stuff Up

In the week since NBC anchor, Brian Williams made an on-air apology for falsely claiming that the helicopter he was in came under enemy fire in a case of what he called, “mis-remembering,” his reputation has plummeted from that of a respected journalist to becoming the subject of widespread lampooning across social media. At face value, it may appear to some that Williams has fallen … Continue reading Brian Williams & The Temptation To Make Stuff Up

We Can’t Breath – Human Rights For All

In light of recent events, the United States is in what many may call a societal calamity. Americans and those abroad are questioning the integrity of its justice system. Internally, the USA fights amongst each other for human rights in this country. The United Nations is reported to be concerned about the “institutionalized discrimination a crossed the United States,” particularly, in regard to African-Americans. Also … Continue reading We Can’t Breath – Human Rights For All

Is Uber Illegal?

If your internet isn’t broken, by this point you’ve heard the endless reports of Uber’s deplorable business tactics, from mistreating their drivers and customers, to devising strategies to silence journalists. We all know that Uber operates unethically. But, as two sources who are Uber drivers have confirmed, there is at least one area in which they are operating outright illegally. In Florida, Uber drivers aren’t allowed to pick … Continue reading Is Uber Illegal?

Who Is Dr. Bart Rossi?

Turn on the television. I challenge you to flip through a channel and not find a clip of the president, a congressman, or your mayor. The words that crowd the air from their carefully crafted speeches bury themselves in our subconscious, finding their way in our opinions come voting season. Our impassioned ideals are a result of the swagger, smile, and impeccable suits that flood … Continue reading Who Is Dr. Bart Rossi?

The Dichotomy Of Cosby

In the early to mid 20th Century, apart from radio dramas and Sunday “funnies,” entertainment in most forms was largely found outside the home in movie houses, live theater, concert venues, etc. Similarly, avenues of education, while found primarily in the classroom, were supplemented by parental interaction and oversight. In a sense, managing the proper balance of entertainment and education was easier because both were … Continue reading The Dichotomy Of Cosby