React to Hurricane Harvey is true window to America

Hurricane Harvey & the "real" America The author never knew her words would be used to describe a national disaster such as Hurricane Harvey, but they do indeed fit perfectly. “Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed [...]

Maria Chappelle-Nadal call for Trump assassination is not America

True leaders do not "knee jerk". America, this is not how we do business. This is not how YOU should be doing business. Maria Chappelle-Nadal is not the image we want to the rest of the world to judge us by. This is not who we are. It damn sure should never be who YOU [...]

Jerry Lewis: A lifetime of smiles and service

Jerry Lewis: A true "King of Comedy" When Jerry Lewis left us this weekend past at the age of 91, it forced many of us to say farewell to an old friend, one that the majority of us had never met in person. What we knew about him was mostly gleaned from movie cameras, television [...]

Junior League Softball, “The Finger”, and adult overreaction

KIDS DO THE DUMBEST THINGS. Let us consider for a moment, "the finger". Hands up from everyone in the audience who ever did something incredibly foolish when they were kids, let's say from 10-15 years of age? I'm not talking about anything criminal here. I'm talking about something just plain stupid to the point of [...]

Steve Bartman: A World Series ring well earned

Steve Bartman goes from fan to fiend in record time Fair to say that if the Chicago Cubs had not won their long-sought after and painfully desired World Series title last season, we would not be here today discussing the final chapter in the tale of Steve Bartman. How an entire city and even certain [...]

Fake rape & the Texas teen: Prison beckons for one lie

A DESERVED LIFETIME MARK FOR A LYING ABOUT RAPE Many of you will recall we discussed and covered in-depth the story of Texas teenager Breana Talbott and her lie about being the victim of rape back in March of this year. It was a hard lesson in the use and misuse of social media, but [...]

How edgy is “too edgy” for Disney & Jake Paul?

JAKE PAUL & THAT 'DOWN HOME FAMILY" DISNEY IMAGE It's a good question concerning "You Tube" star Jake Paul. Especially when you consider Disney likes a nice, homespun image on on hand, yet they know what it takes for something or someone to captivate the audience they want and need to make a profit. How [...]

Damon Wayans Jr. Tweet: Insulting or Misunderstood Humor?

Damon Wayans Jr. is a very funny man who crosses the line to make a point. Damon Wayans Jr. is an insensitive race-baiter who ruins his image by taking a joke too far on Independence Day.   Which one is he?   Now THERE is a simple question that could be the least simple query [...]

Colin Kaepernick’s NFL Career Over with “Slave Cops” Comment

In my career covering the NFL, I cannot recall a more polarizing figure than Colin Kaepernick. There have certainly been others whose words and actions have enraged and created debate, but Kaepernick's refusal to stand for the National Anthem at NFL games touched a nerve made more raw by the political tenor of the Nation. [...]

“Crossing the Line”. Anyone Know Where “The Line” Is?

Crossing the line. We keep hearing about "crossing the line" these days, more often than not when it comes to what is now considered comedy and jokes. But whether you are a member of corporate leadership or the newest member of a work force, you MUST every single day confront this issue because it can [...]