|Djelloul (Del) Marbrook (Editor/Mentor)||Why are The Politicians Behaving Like Juvenile Delinquents? - Alex Rodriguez, Baseball, Bush league, Carolyn Kizer, Congress, Courtesy, Derek Jeter, Diss, Goldman Sachs, Harry Reid, Harvey Araton, John Boehner, Mike Francesa, Mitch McConnell, Nancy Pelosi, New York Times, Yankees|
|Andy Wright||Problems with Real Time - In a time of fast forwarding through live television and rewinding to see that spit take one more time, like some sort of nightmare-ish Adam Sandler world, I`ve grown to hate time. |
|John G. Kays||Just What Happened and Who Really Did It-The Assassination of Malcolm X? - But the release of Thomas Hagan brings focus back on the assassination of Malcolm X on February 21, 1965 at the Audubon Ballroom. Accounts are muddled. |
|John G. Kays||It`s All Over! Was Opportunity Lost in the Susan Powell Case? - For me, the possibility that it could be Susan filled me with a presence of mind that reawakened salient images in this case. Telling recollection |
|R.J. Smith||Top 9 Reasons Not To Shoot Up A School - Lists like this are needed when killing innocent little girls becomes a trend.|
|Robert Paul Reyes||Greatest Invention In History, Post-it Notes, Marks 30th Anniversary - VHS tapes and walkmans may have been firmly cast into oblivion but another 1980s invention, the Post-it Note, is marking its 30th anniversary this month as popular as ever.
|Robert Paul Reyes||Should McDonald's Happy Meal Toys Be Banned? - Convinced that Happy Meals and other food promotions aimed at children could make kids fat as well as happy, county officials in Silicon Valley are poised to outlaw the little toys that often come with high-calorie offerings.
|Djelloul (Del) Marbrook (Editor/Mentor)||Where is our deaf politicians' and pundits' respect? - It was Edith Piaf who brought home to me the great beauty of the French language. Specifically, it was her pronunciation of rose in La Vie en Rose "that shyly rising, reverberating e.|
|Robert Paul Reyes||Video: Layne Bryant's Controversial Lingerie Ad - Lane Bryant's controversial new lingerie ad has been given an airdate on Fox, April 28, during the closing minutes of the 9 p.m. edition of American Idol.
|John Lillpop||Twelve Steps of Illegal Aliens Anonymous, Revised - Alcoholic Anonymous (AA) has earned worldwide acclaim for its success in treating people afflicted with alcoholism. The heart of AA is the twelve step|
|R.J. Smith||The War To End All Wars: South Park vs. Scientology - The battle of the century is upon us. In one corner, we have Scientology and its massive celebrity following being led by a wild eyed Tom Cruise. |
|John G. Kays||A Stream-of-Consciousness Chronicle of the Haleigh Cummings` Homicide Case! - WARNING: This is not a news report! It`s a stream-of-consciousness outpouring that attempts to capsulate portions or fragments of the |
|John G. Kays||The Haleigh Cummings` Homicide Case: A Black Cat Firecracker About to Explode! - As I got to know the Croslins and the Cummings (by way of the media) things only got stranger and stranger. The media ate up this sickness as if the Barnum and Bailey Circus had moseyed into town.|
|Andy Wright||Flounder: Disney's Worst Representation Yet - Movies meant for youth tend to obscure truths like history text books. However as we stretch further from the origin of Disney films, children are exposed |
|Andy Wright||Depression`s Real Journey - A few months ago, I came across an article regarding depression`s journey. It was written poetically and more importantly, inaccurately|
|John G. Kays||A Forbidden World of Vampires, Russian Mobsters and Sex Slaves! - What ever happened to Susan Walsh? She disappeared on July 16th, 1996. Susan had dropped her son, David, off with her disaffected husband.|
|John G. Kays||Was Timothy McVeigh A Lone Bomber in Oklahoma City? - A yellow Ryder truck pulls up in front of the Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City at 9:00 AM on April 19, 1995. A thin man with a |
|Djelloul (Del) Marbrook (Editor/Mentor)||Our Achievements, Not Our Rage, Should Define Us - Sociologists surely examine the warp and weft of American society with scholarly diligence, and I don`t wish to presume on their domain or to popularize a particular view.|
|W. C. Hewitt||Small Minds and Big Influences - Small things amuse small minds so; here is my list of small minds that influence large majorities:|
|Djelloul (Del) Marbrook (Editor/Mentor)||Skidmore Review Publishes Poem, Algerian Sketches - The savage beauty of an Algerian tribal dancer from his father's tribe inspired a poem by Djelloul Marbrook just published by CELAAN, the Skidmore |
|Will Roberts||Church and State ... Of confusion! - Today is Easter Sunday and it looks like the Easter Bunny was trumped by the scandal in the church. They laid an egg that beat all previous years ... In size. |
|John G. Kays||The McStay`s 'Simple Plan' goes awry-a metamorphosis of mystery unfolds! - I had my doubts before about the surveillance video of the McStays approaching the turnstile to cross over into Tijuana, Mexico. But now|
|Djelloul (Del) Marbrook (Editor/Mentor)||We Love Vampires Because We'd Like to Be Like Them - Why do we dig vampires? Maybe it's because we know so many bloodsuckers "Wall Streeters, politicians, insurers, banks, bosses, relatives.|
|Robert Paul Reyes||Christian Militias And Tea Party: Threat To Our Democracy - We are so preoccupied with the external threat from al Qaeda, that we are neglecting the internal threat from these homegrown Christian terrorists on a mission from God to destroy our democracy.
|John G. Kays||Does the Hutaree militia raise a red flag of growing far-right violence? - We believe that one day, as prophecy says, there will be an Anti-Christ. All Christians must know this and prepare, just as Christ commanded "Jesus wanted us to be ready to defend ourselves using the sword and stay alive using equipment. "|
|Djelloul (Del) Marbrook (Editor/Mentor)||WWII Film About Algerians Fighting for France Raises Questions About Our Veterans - I watched France lose Algeria last night. Not to revolution "that came later "but to its own stubborn bigotry.|
|Djelloul (Del) Marbrook (Editor/Mentor)||How much are the privileged willing to share with the rest of us? - A cooperative apartment building "Manhattan abounds with them "is a kind of microcosm of society.|
|Djelloul (Del) Marbrook (Editor/Mentor)||War is Too Big to Be Left to Filmmakers, Historians and Journalists - Only poets and artists give us the full measure of war's horror and folly--see Brian Turner's 'Here, Bullet' and Tony Barnstone's 'Tongue of War.' HBO's 'The Pacific' and the films 'Green Zone' and 'The Hurt Locker' are fine but can't match the poets.|
|Robert Paul Reyes||Principal Criticized For Installing Fake Cameras In Bathrooms - Principal Stephanie Nance thought she had a creative solution to vandalism in some bathrooms at Crestwood Middle School: She installed fake surveillance cameras to deter would-be graffiti artists.
|John G. Kays||'It Takes Two to Tango'-Reassessment Time for Mexican Drug Wars! - One statement of Secretary Clinton was candid: The grim truth is that these murders are part of a much larger cycle of violence and crime that have impacted communities on both sides of the border. " |