Reminders on #MemorialDay / Reminder From @KSPrior

Today, Monday, May 28, 2018, is observed as Memorial Day for Americans. While today is that for me , it is also the day that my daughter becomes just 7 days old. While I remember to observe Memorial Day for those precious lives lost serving in the United States Armed Forces protecting my freedoms, IContinue reading “Reminders on #MemorialDay / Reminder From @KSPrior”

Comedienne Michelle Wolf’s Words at the White House Correspondents Association Dinner Were a Success (Even If They Weren’t Funny)

The White House Correspondents Association Dinner, held back in April, was the annual shindig, where a specially selected performer – typically a comedian – gets to ‘roast’ the president and anything or anyone associated with them. Now, the success of the performance of the ‘roaster’ is always relative to the political leanings of any individualContinue reading “Comedienne Michelle Wolf’s Words at the White House Correspondents Association Dinner Were a Success (Even If They Weren’t Funny)”

White Male Desires to Identify as Filipino Opens the Door for a Lot of Questions (from November 28, 2017 – for The Daily Nerv = Is This Old Story an Example of #WhitePrivilege?)

  (Photo via 10News WTSP)   Many people find that their race and/or culture (among other things, such as religion and career) gives their life meaning and rightfully so. One may take pride in the beliefs, art, and/or cuisine that they have learned and enjoy sharing with others. It is quite possible that these things haveContinue reading “White Male Desires to Identify as Filipino Opens the Door for a Lot of Questions (from November 28, 2017 – for The Daily Nerv = Is This Old Story an Example of #WhitePrivilege?)”

Donna Brazile’s Politico Piece Speaks of Rigging (from November 4, 2017 – for The Daily Nerv)

Donna Brazile By Tim Pierce from Berlin, MA, USA (Donna Brazile) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)%5D, via Wikimedia Commons By now, you might have heard about or read the explosive piece on the Democratic National Committee (DNC) in Politico a few days ago. It was actually an excerpt from Donna Brazile’s new book, Hacks: The Inside Story of theContinue reading “Donna Brazile’s Politico Piece Speaks of Rigging (from November 4, 2017 – for The Daily Nerv)”

Kellogg’s Corn Pops Illustration Brings a Charge of Racism (from October 27, 2017 – for The Daily Nerv)

(Photo via Saladin Ahmed) There are times when we all have the ability to be overly sensitive. We can let our emotions run away from us, while leaving the actual logic that it takes to operate in reality and move forward with expressing asinine conjecture like it is a revealing truth. Furthermore, social media has itsContinue reading “Kellogg’s Corn Pops Illustration Brings a Charge of Racism (from October 27, 2017 – for The Daily Nerv)”

The Harvey Weinstein Scandal Reveals Inconsistency and Heightened Sensitivity (from October 15, 2017 – for The Daily Nerv)

Harvey Weinstein 2011 By David Shankbone (Own work) [CC BY 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)%5D, via Wikimedia Commons Every since a report from the New York Times came out October 5th detailing the alleged sexual assaults by Harvey Weinstein, the story keeps getting bigger as more stars have come out with their own testimonials of dealings with the Hollywood movie industry giant. What makesContinue reading “The Harvey Weinstein Scandal Reveals Inconsistency and Heightened Sensitivity (from October 15, 2017 – for The Daily Nerv)”

Cam Newton’s Blunder Is a Prime Example of Why You Should Think Before You Speak (from October 10, 2017 – for The Daily Nerv)

Cam Newton 2016 Preseason By Keith Allison (Flickr) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)%5D, via Wikimedia Commons Yesterday, Carolina Panthers quarterback, Cam Newton, made a gaffe that he probably wishes he could take back. Jourdan Rodrigue, a sports beat writer for The Charlotte Observer, was asking a question to the NFL superstar about the physicality of running routes, whenContinue reading “Cam Newton’s Blunder Is a Prime Example of Why You Should Think Before You Speak (from October 10, 2017 – for The Daily Nerv)”

Be Careful Using a Tragedy as a Chess Piece for Politics (from October 3, 2017 – for The Daily Nerv)

Night aerial view, Las Vegas, Nevada by Carol M. Highsmith [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons As news poured in about the mass shooting that took place in Las Vegas this past Sunday night, what initially looked to be a sad situation has turned out to be one of the most heartbreaking tragedies that our country has everContinue reading “Be Careful Using a Tragedy as a Chess Piece for Politics (from October 3, 2017 – for The Daily Nerv)”

Free Speech is Great, But We Should Encourage More Civil Discourse (from September 28, 2017 – for The Daily Nerv)

Recent news has made it urgent to encourage and explain to the masses why free speech is a great freedom and right to have and express. The issue is a topic of high-priority because of what we have seen play out on our television screens as of late, from “protesting” (if it can really beContinue reading “Free Speech is Great, But We Should Encourage More Civil Discourse (from September 28, 2017 – for The Daily Nerv)”

Antifa “Activists” are About Violence, Not Self-Defense (from September 18, 2017 – for The Daily Nerv)

Inauguration Protest Marchers By Mobilus In Mobili (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)%5D, via Wikimedia Commons There are times when protesting is very necessary. Perhaps when something that is morally wrong has taken place and is supported by many or seems to have a growing number of supporters; it should be met with some formContinue reading “Antifa “Activists” are About Violence, Not Self-Defense (from September 18, 2017 – for The Daily Nerv)”