“Crown Thy Good with Brotherhood”, Unless…..

American patriotic song, America the beautiful is being redefined for America, based upon what is American in language?  Coca Cola for the 2014 Superbowl media ad blitz ran a commercial with the song America The Beautiful being sung in multiple languages with images of people of multiple races and nationalities.  Many would say how welcoming,…

Personal Reflection After The MLK Holiday

  I really dislike getting into conversations over MLK Jr. at times. What most people do not get is: MLK Jr. was around in a different time and different era. We CAN NOT look at MLK Jr. with eyes from our present time, because then we get things a little screwed up. MLK Jr. was…

Memorializing Mandela

Nelson Mandela was a _________________________ man. What goes in the blank depends on who you ask. After hearing him memorialized on mainstream media, one would think he was a perfect human being…a spotless saint. But anyone with an iota of intelligence knows that’s not true; it wouldn’t be true for anyone. The world is being…

2,000 Deployed to Guam

In an effort to boost Guam’s bird population and prevent further damage to electrical equipment on the Andersen Air Force Base believed to be caused by snakes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture recently spent $8 million to have 2,000 mice sent on a covert mission to Guam.  Given snakes’ sensitivity to acetaminophen (Tylenol), the objective was…