In my travels throughout the connected world via the Internet and the medium of social media, one of the things that often gives me pause is the invective spewed by people on comment boards. I’ve mentioned previously that I feel that anonymity of the Internet provides people with a layer of courage that would otherwiseContinue reading “American Liberal & Conservative thought, that curiously symbiotic relationship”
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How similar are American politics and professional wrestling?
I have always harbored a fascination for American politics, an interest which borders on passion. As a child I was fixated on the accomplishments of the Presidential administrations, by the time that I was 7 years old I was able to name all of the Presidents in their order of succession, the biggest accomplishment duringContinue reading “How similar are American politics and professional wrestling?”
My take on advancing the Dream – An ode to my Grandmother and the other Giants
I have always been entranced by the narrative of history ever since my father mandated that reading the family collection of World Book encyclopedias was to be my sole form of entertainment. Initially, I equated it with cruel and unusual punishment before I realized the power that came with the comprehension and respect of history.Continue reading “My take on advancing the Dream – An ode to my Grandmother and the other Giants”
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 inContinue reading “Is it a clear case of Anthony Weiner being a weenie or not?”
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 passContinue reading “Humanity: An exercise in consistent inconsistency”
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 itContinue reading “Sammy and Justice – The temperature rises in the studio”
Sammy the candidate hits the Talk Show circuit…
He rounded the corner and after going through the motions of acknowledging what seemed to be an adoring crowd; he turned and headed towards the couch, pausing to shake the hand of the host before taking a seat and for a brief moment he was taken aback by the look of unfiltered loathing on theContinue reading “Sammy the candidate hits the Talk Show circuit…”