Sports are a Unifier, Not a Divider

Sports are a Unifier, Which is Why Politics in Sports is so Troublesome Sports are not supposed to be political. Yes, there are times when sports get political, and there are even times when sports must get political, but when you constantly inject politics into sports you are doing a disservice to the nation. Sports are [...]

By |2020-08-01T14:08:43+00:00August 1st, 2020|Baseball, Basketball, General Sports, Lifestyle, MLB, NBA, News, Politics|Comments Off on Sports are a Unifier, Not a Divider

The Message or the Messenger; What is More Important?

When did the Message Become Less Important Than the Messenger? Something strange has occurred in recent months; progress has completely stopped in the name of progressivism. There was once a time in the United States--thanks to the preaching of people like Martin Luther King, Jr.--where people started to care less about the immutable characteristics of [...]

By |2020-07-23T12:24:17+00:00July 23rd, 2020|Lifestyle, News|Comments Off on The Message or the Messenger; What is More Important?

Mark Cuban Loves Money, But People?

Mark Cuban Loves Money, Gets Dunked on by Ted Cruz If you had Ted Cruz and Mark Cuban get into a Twitter battle on your 2020 Bingo Card, mark it down. The senator from Texas and the owner of the Dallas Mavericks are in the midst of a Twitter war over Cuban's refusal to condemn [...]

By |2020-07-23T09:21:02+00:00July 21st, 2020|Basketball, Journalism, Lifestyle, NBA, Politics|Comments Off on Mark Cuban Loves Money, But People?

What’s a Minority or the Problematic New-Age Definition of Racism

What's a Minority? Or the Problematic New-Age Definition of Racism When it comes to Jewish issues in general, and specifically in America, there is an obvious Jewish double standard. The Jewish double standard is simple; Jews--because of their history as a persecuted minority--will speak out against evils and atrocities committed against everyone, but when it [...]

By |2020-07-14T12:39:04+00:00July 13th, 2020|Antisemitism, Judaism, Lifestyle, News, NFL|Comments Off on What’s a Minority or the Problematic New-Age Definition of Racism

The Jewish Double Standard

When it Comes to Speaking Out Against Hate There is a Clear Jewish Double Standard The Jewish double standard was on display this past week in the wake of DeSean Jackson and Stephen Jackson’s social media posts promoting Louis Farrakhan and erroneously quoting Adolf Hitler. While it appears many people were rightfully taken aback by [...]

By |2020-07-10T13:59:37+00:00July 10th, 2020|Antisemitism, Journalism, Judaism, Lifestyle, NBA, NFL|Comments Off on The Jewish Double Standard

Stephen A. Smith Says the Quiet Part Out Loud About DeSean Jackson

Stephen A. Smith Says the Quiet Part Out Loud About the DeSean Jackson Saga When DeSean Jackson did the antiSemitic double-dip of promoting Louis Farrakhan and posting what he thought was an Adolf Hitler quote, my immediate reaction was, “I’m not going to hold my breath waiting for NFL players and owners to condemn his [...]

By |2020-07-09T21:07:20+00:00July 9th, 2020|Antisemitism, Journalism, Judaism, Lifestyle, NFL|Comments Off on Stephen A. Smith Says the Quiet Part Out Loud About DeSean Jackson

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

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