Is it a clear case of Anthony Weiner being a weenie or not?

 Nowadays one would be hard pressed to say that the use of social media is the exception; I am more inclined to say that it is the norm. When we make the acquaintance of someone who does not utilize social media in some way shape or form, it is seen as unusual; or in some …

Savoring the redemptive power of family

 My academic accolades have been something that I've always taken pride and satisfaction in, but what I've received from the halls of academia pales in comparison to the wisdom that I have procured from my family. Throughout my life my family has always given me something that I would not have had otherwise; unconditional and …

Healing: Pulling Sanity from the jaws of insanity

The issues that weighed and pulled on my sanity on a daily basis melted away shortly after my arrival in the Hawaiian islands.A smile, one that was truly organic crept across my face, seemingly taking up permanent residence. It became apparent a couple days into my visit that Hawaii is the most beautiful place that I …

Hey, you’re not that interesting – an ode to the NSA surveillance program

 We have been at the point of no return for quite some time now and blissfully ignorant of the fact, unfortunately. The revelation that the U.S government has tasked the National Security Agency with collecting data on telephone calls from U.S citizens, along with monitoring Internet use as part of the effort to combat terrorism …

Humanity: An exercise in consistent inconsistency

Is it time that someone leveled with humanity and gave it some unapologetic and much needed honesty? Is it safe to say that this proclamation won’t come from a technologically advanced civilization residing light-years away from us? I wouldn’t rule much of anything out, but until that pivotal moment in human history comes to pass …

Alas humanity, you suck… And other random observations.

I haven't written anything in a couple weeks, because I've been having a debate with myself whether humanity is on a road to nowhere. But, I feel that the proverbial fog is slowly starting to lift.Admittedly, the headlines flashing across the assorted screens of my “connected” existence have started the process of wearing away the …

Sammy and Justice – The temperature rises in the studio

It was at that moment that he knew that he had the crowd and before long he would have the weight of public opinion behind him as well. "Don't castigate me Justice, rail against the system! Your energy, talent and influence are wasted by putting me in the box as Public Enemy #1. If it …