Boycott of Ender’s Game doesn’t quite make sense
/ July 20, 2013 0 COMMENTS

Sometimes you have to separate the art from the artist. This thought came to mind while following (not that closely but closely enough) the controversy surrounding the upcoming Sci-fi flick, “Ender’s Game,” based on the extremely popular novel of the same name. The controversy is directed at the author of the book who has not…

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This is war, and it will last a long, ugly time
/ July 18, 2013 0 COMMENTS

When Barack Obama was first elected President in 2008, so many of us honestly thought a major corner had been turned in America, and in many ways it had. Because when Obama  first announced his candidacy I don’t think I’d be far wrong to say that most of us didn’t figure he had much of…

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Keep lookin over your shoulder George Zimmerman, because Justice is catching up…
/ July 18, 2013 0 COMMENTS

This is why it is so damned important to not just have white males in positions of power making all the decisions about everyone else’s life. Just watching United States Attorney General Eric Holder during his press conference on Tuesday remembering what it was like for him as a young black man in America whose…

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Love that Pacific Rim
/ July 18, 2013 0 COMMENTS

  When I first heard about that new Sci Fi flick “Pacific Rim”, and when I saw the early trailers, my first reaction was to immediately question whether this was some sort of Godzilla rip-off. Like a lot of Sci Fi nerd types I was a huge fan of Godzilla as a kid, and the…

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Detroit Emergency Manager’s planned tour of the ‘hood no good
/ July 10, 2013 0 COMMENTS

And this is a surprise? Seriously? Oh, I’m sorry. Let me rewind the tape a bit. Today the story comes out that Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr has decided to cancel his planned sympathy-for-the-ghetto bus tour of Detroit’s harder-hit neighborhoods because those angry creditors who were supposed to be taking the tour apparently began deciding…

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