The Library Card; a Brother Mouzone Lesson

How The Wire Character's "Library Card" Comment Teaches a Dire Life Lesson in 2020 Brother Mouzone is one of the best characters from one of the best television shows of all-time; HBO's The Wire. An enforcer, who in appearance, is anything but. In a world of drug dealers, corruption, and killers, Brother Mouzone stands out [...]

By |2020-06-21T14:22:30+00:00June 21st, 2020|Journalism, Lifestyle, Politics|Comments Off on The Library Card; a Brother Mouzone Lesson

The Real Reason for the Michael Flynn Investigation

Why Was the Obama DOJ So Interested in Silencing Michael Flynn Late this past week a peculiar thing happened; Jerusalem Post reporter Lahav Harkov broke one of the biggest stories of the last three years and nobody seemed to notice. Harkov reported that the Obama administration not only was the driving force behind U.N. Resolution [...]

By |2020-06-21T10:25:33+00:00June 21st, 2020|Antisemitism, Conspiracy Theory, Journalism, Judaism, News, Politics|Comments Off on The Real Reason for the Michael Flynn Investigation

Statues; Let’s Tear it ALL Down

Which Statues Make the Cut? None? When statues are torn down for noble reasons, the act and the accompanying video of that act can feel like a cleansing of past evils. Merely seeing the footage can send people into ecstasy and an overwhelming feeling of joy can spread throughout a liberated nation or group of [...]

By |2020-06-16T18:50:36+00:00June 16th, 2020|Journalism, Lifestyle, News, Politics|Comments Off on Statues; Let’s Tear it ALL Down

Don Rickles and the Life Lessons Learned from Roasts

Don Rickles' Comedy Teaches Lessons We Need to Learn Today Comedy is near and dear to my heart. My pops brought me up on Jack Benny, Laurel & Hardy, and the Three Stooges. As I got older, that grew to include the movies and bits of comedic gods like Mel Brooks, Chris Farley, and Don [...]

By |2020-06-14T13:15:53+00:00June 14th, 2020|Comedy, Journalism, Lifestyle, Politics|Comments Off on Don Rickles and the Life Lessons Learned from Roasts

I Am Not Kneeling… Ever; A Jewish American Perspective

History Tells Me "Do Not Start Kneeling... Ever" History has a funny way of repeating itself. The old adage from George Santayana, that "those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it," is more true today than it ever was. So when I started to see images of people and police officers kneeling [...]

By |2020-06-12T17:54:09+00:00June 12th, 2020|Antisemitism, Journalism, Judaism, Lifestyle, Politics, Religion|Comments Off on I Am Not Kneeling… Ever; A Jewish American Perspective

The Competing Stances of Systemic Racism and Black Lives Matter

Why Systemic Racism and Black Lives Matter Eats Its Own By now you have heard all the cries from the Black Lives Matter movement--and others--that there is systemic racism in America. People like to point at the criminal justice system, the rate of poverty between the black and white communities, as well as decades olds [...]

By |2020-06-11T15:50:50+00:00June 11th, 2020|Journalism, Lifestyle, News, Politics|Comments Off on The Competing Stances of Systemic Racism and Black Lives Matter

Steve King; the Best Thing to Happen Last Week

Steve King Out of Congress is Something We Can All Rally Behind Lost in all the tumult, protesting, and rioting in the aftermath of George Floyd's death was one supremely awesome development; Steve King lost his primary. The embattled congressman from Iowa lost his primary to Iowa State Senator Randy Feenstra. In a country where [...]

By |2020-06-08T14:16:54+00:00June 8th, 2020|Antisemitism, Journalism, News, Politics|Comments Off on Steve King; the Best Thing to Happen Last Week

David Dorn and the Godlessness of Excusing Rioting

David Dorn's Death Highlights the Godlessness of Excusing Rioting As I watched the first couple of seconds of a video showing David Dorn lying dead on the street in a pool of his own blood, my immediate reaction was an utter lack of surprise. I watched the video for the same amount of time I [...]

By |2020-06-04T06:37:39+00:00June 4th, 2020|Journalism, Lifestyle, News, Politics, Religion|Comments Off on David Dorn and the Godlessness of Excusing Rioting

The Jewish Issue as Revealed in the George Floyd Aftermath

A Jewish Issue is Arising in the George Floyd Aftermath In the long list of truths article about George Floyd, there were a handful of truths related to the accusation and theme that silence equals tacit acceptance of police brutality. On its face, this is a poignant sentiment; if you see police brutality and don't [...]

By |2020-06-03T12:03:36+00:00June 3rd, 2020|Antisemitism, Journalism, Judaism, Lifestyle, News, Politics|Comments Off on The Jewish Issue as Revealed in the George Floyd Aftermath

The Worst Commercial of All Time

The Worst Commercial of All Time Can Bring Us Together Americans are going through a tough and heavy time right now. The murder of George Floyd has rocked almost everybody and the nation is figuring out how to process all of their emotions. Sometimes for good, sometimes for bad. There is a divide right now [...]

By |2020-06-02T11:03:08+00:00June 2nd, 2020|Comedy, Lifestyle, News|Comments Off on The Worst Commercial of All Time