Category Archives: Society

For Trayvon Martin

This evening a six member jury in Florida found George Zimmerman not guilty in the murder of 17 year-old Trayvon Martin. Though a verdict was delivered I can’t say justice was served. A teenager walking home was profiled, followed and shot … Continue reading

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“That’s One Small Step For Man…”

online gambling and which states allow online gambling “… one giant leap for mankind.” – Neil Armstrong, July 20, 1969 from Tranquility Base on the moon. Forty years ago today, long before manned space flight came to be defined as … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Michael Jackson

The King of Pop is dead. He was a man of unparalleled talent, a musical genius. His impact on the world of music and the medium of music videos is without equal. Beyond the music he lived a troubled life. … Continue reading

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Fight The Good Fight

Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz is one tough human being: Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Democrat of Florida, kicked off a breast cancer awareness campaign today with disclosures of her own that hadn’t been widely known before now. The congresswoman revealed over … Continue reading

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A Disappointing Financial Stability “Plan”

Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner announced the Obama administration’s financial rescue plan yesterday. The Administration calls this the “Financial Stability Plan.” The “Plan” has Paul Krugman confused. Krugman refers to it as “The Rorschach Plan.” Krugman says “It’s really not clear … Continue reading

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