|Robert Paul Reyes||Apartment Residents Told To Take Down American Flags - When the American flag is viewed as a controversial or divisive symbol, I worry that people have lost sight of what our great country stands for.
|Tony Graff||The Rules Don't Apply to Me - I have a shirt that proudly explicates that the rules do not apply to me. Normally worn as a symbol of rebellion and individuality, I have come to find that it does indeed hold truth: Rules do not apply to me. |
|Ignatius Fernandez||The Dancing Girls - Women who perform in public are quickly condemned. If only we try to understand the crises in their lives, we are likely to be more forgiving.|
|Alan Gray||Public Option Plus Health Insurance: What??? - I had a very strange email message a few days ago, from "the public health insurance option." I've never had an option write to me before!|
|Rob Roy||Today's Dionysus -- Afghan Poppies and Espionage - Along with a dash of espionage history, heroin and opium in Afghanistan under the noses of two administrations. |
|Robert Paul Reyes||Lady Awarded 200K For Being Tased By Cop - Recently cops have gone Taser-happy, and municipalities need to introduce regulations strictly limiting the use of this dangerous weapon.
|Tony Graff||Just Add Zombies - With the advancing of the movie Zombieland to Theaters, I`ve been noticing more and more that zombies will always make things just a little more popular. Humorous |
|Clayton S. Jeppsen||Shot Through the Stars and Stripes - Obama cuts a missile defense shield in Poland the same day Iran brags of nuclear capabilities.|
|Djelloul (Del) Marbrook (Editor/Mentor)||What Ever Happened to Being Polite? - In the 2001 film Gosford Park the screenwriter Julian Fellowes has a certain gentleman admonishing a younger man not to seem ingratiating because it will be perceived as being up to something|
|Robert Paul Reyes||Execution Halted When Team Fails To Find Vein - The execution of a prisoner in Ohio has been delayed for a week after jail officials had problems finding the condemned man's veins.
|Avah LaReaux||To Whom Much Is Given - Serena Williams. Michael Jordan. Roger Federer. Kanye West. Cheronda Guyton. Today`s society is filled with names of individuals |
|Richard Taylor||Tent Prisons And Chain Gangs in the USA - Instead of spending billions on prison warehouses let's make them work for their keep.|
|Rob Roy||Geopolitical Realities of Defense - The day after 9-11, maybe we should ponder the harsh realities. Part 1 covers non-conventional threats. Part 2 covers conventional dangers.|
|Rob Roy||NASA's Mission to Bomb the Moon - A missile will test to see if the moon does have water [and it does by the way].|
|Djelloul (Del) Marbrook (Editor/Mentor)||Media Fed Anxieties - Instead of challenging the Bush Administration`s claims about weapons in Iraq, the cable news channels literally beat the war drums, using every inflammatory device they could think of. |
|Ronald L. Walker||In These Days and Times? - In these days in times just trying to keep your head up is the most complicated things to do. Jobs are going by the thousands every month. |
|Ron G Anselm||A Victim of the Recession? "You Gotta Do What You Gotta Do" - A little opinion on what to do if you are unemployed due to the recent recession.|
|Robert Paul Reyes||Bristol Palin's Baby Daddy To Pose For Playgirl - Burgeoning Levi Johnston has decided to accept an offer to pose for Playgirl - the only catch is that he won't be fully nude.|
|Clayton S. Jeppsen||The Affair - Man and Mother Earth - Why the fear of mining our earths resources? The sacrifices are worth the benifits.|
|W. C. Hewitt||The Audacity of Insurance Adjusters - I have often times been acclaimed for my audacity and not to be vain, do merit the distinction of be audacious.|
|Clayton S. Jeppsen||Compassion Robs Justice - Justice Left Naked and Ashamed - I am bringing to light the compulsive obsession in our society of showing compassion for the bad guy. What about the victim?|
|W. C. Hewitt||The Right to Complain Ignored - Complaining has since the dawn of history been taken for granted and those that have excelled have always been labelled with rhetoric labels that personify their ability to grieve. |
|S. D.||Nudity Shouldn't Be Taboo - It seems that our American society really has something against the naked human body. Sure, there are implications of|
|S. D.||It`s Pretty Obvious That Our Culture is Sex-Obsessed - The creation of these rules is the only crime committed here. And the punishment for it? |
|Matthew Vossler||World Peace Begins at Home - Our world currently works against the family. There are pervasive drugs, violence on television, real violence, porn on the Internet, a media machine that makes us feel bad if we don't have the perfect body or life, and corporations that ask, "what have you done for me lately.|
|Djelloul (Del) Marbrook (Editor/Mentor)||The Downright Absurdity of Life Enchants Me - Every once in a while the downright absurdity of life enchants me. It was 105 degrees outside.|
|Rouben Alikian||Fear The Bird - Are you free? Do you even know what free means? I don`t, because there are so many of its interpretations.|
|Robert Paul Reyes||Are Most Twitter Messages "Pointless Babble"? - Forty percent of the messages on Twitter are 'pointless babble' along the lines of 'I am eating a sandwich now,' according to a study conducted by a US market research firm.
|Tony Graff||Why I Write; Or How to Be a God - Since I consider myself a writer, though still unpublished, I have been asked with increased frequency why I consider this a label I give myself with |
|Robert Paul Reyes||Moms Stage Nurse-In At Fast Food Restaurant - Breastfeeding mothers had a 'nurse-in' Friday at a fast-food restaurant in Orlando, Fla.|