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Published: Sat, 18 Nov 2017 07:30:39 -0600

 



Critical Thinking: Does Focusing On Racism And Sexism Lead To More Racism And Sexism?

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 14:54:45 -0600

If someone pays attention to the mainstream media, they are likely to have read stories about racism and sexism. And the amount of stories that they have come across can all depend on the news sources that they pay attention to.



Making The World Better

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 08:22:37 -0600

Morality raises many questions more so when applied to the social platforms. Who is in any given society can be said to be of the highest moral standards? Who subjects people to any ethical scrutiny? The fact is we are the society, and we judge one another based on what we know rather than what they know. The is this not unfair? Are we allowed to judge others based on what we see as opposed to what they believe?



Super Mustache Man (Fictional Short Story)

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 08:36:01 -0600

In movies and comic books are the real world for superheroes, but one man has fallen seriously in taking the praise and aspiring to be doing heroic acts. A dream weaver as he fondly attracted his subconscious mind to form creative information.



Critical Thinking: Has Focusing On Misogyny Caused People To Overlook Misandry?

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 14:46:44 -0600

It has been said that in order to define what someone believes about the world, the only thing that the mainstream media needs to do is gain their attention. And once they have their attention, they can define what they focus on.



Meet Real Life Hero - Sabin Barto

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 11:21:49 -0600

The fiery crash on a warm Florida evening on July 4, 2012 left an unconscious man trapped in his burning car. Seemingly out of nowhere, a figure plunged out of the darkness through a sheet of flames to rip open the door and carry the driver to safety just moments before the car exploded. Like a scene from a movie, the Independence Day hero retreated to the shadows of obscurity, but it wouldn't be the last time he would help someone in danger.



Human Values: An Analysis

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 21:20:56 -0500

Are human values losing their worth in the modern society. What we are doing to maintain the moral integrity in our life? Read the article to know more about human values and its importance today...



Male Feminists: Is It A Surprise For Male Feminists To Be Accused Of Harassment?

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 09:37:55 -0500

A few weeks ago, a number of women accused a well-known Hollywood producer of raping, assaulting, and sexually harassing them. And, since then, a number of other women have come forward.



Trap of Contemporary Values?

Sun, 15 Oct 2017 19:59:05 -0500

The mass media frequently exposes us to viewpoints that reflect contemporary values of society to do with for example consumerism, celebrity, work, and sex. It is easy to unthinkingly fall in line with these images and sentiments. They convey messages about what one must do, should believe, and need to have. You may have a sense there is something missing in such views. They imply having possessions, being well known, attractive, or successful are all important. Are you in any danger of falling into a trap? There is a risk that commonly held fallacies that exist beneath the surface of the mass media will trap our minds. Could any worldly illusions trap and bind you into an unhealthy state of mind? One from which you might wish to escape?



The Great Transformation: A World Awakening

Mon, 09 Oct 2017 14:51:13 -0500

We are currently living in the most profoundly transformative time in the history of the Planet. Never mind the Industrial Revolution or even the advent of our current techno wonder-world: this is a time of Awakening Consciousness on a planetary level, and not one single being or location on the earth will remain untouched.



Not My Circus, Not My Monkeys

Mon, 09 Oct 2017 14:50:19 -0500

The more I cultivate that Love and Light within me, the more I see it all around me. It increases daily-and I receive the benefit: it's a closed circuit, nourishing itself. I thrive.



The Great Transformation & You

Mon, 09 Oct 2017 14:48:35 -0500

If you are ready to move into the New Paradigm, if you choose to participate in The Great Transformation-moving out of concern for the personal self and joining forces with the Legions of Light currently engaged in elevating an entire Planet into a Higher Realm of being- your life will begin to change in ways both joyful and profound. As you consciously work on elevating your own frequency-in the name of Service, for the Well-being of All-you receive the first benefits of the intention of your dedication. For the higher the frequency of your energy body, the greater...



Critical Mass 2017

Mon, 09 Oct 2017 14:48:21 -0500

Our time has come. We have reached the point where the process of awakening Consciousness is being supported on a mass scale-by Cosmic forces of Universal proportion-and whether you know it or not, if you're reading these words, you are meant to participate in this glorious transformation of a civilization and a planet.



Pseudo-Feminism: The New Evil In The Society

Mon, 09 Oct 2017 14:19:46 -0500

Feminism, sexism, fascism, criticism or any 'isms' that prevail in this society has an underlying rule. If you misuse these terms, you are bound to look stupid to any imbecile out there. The fraudulent use of powerful words to implement ideologies and rights have recently created a dent in this society.



Meditating With the Dalai Lama

Sun, 01 Oct 2017 19:24:26 -0500

I've got spirit and the Dalai Lama to thank for guiding me back to meditation. And a rude driver that cut me off while I was driving around, trying to get the ingredients I needed for a special dinner for my husband and me. A silver Lexus shot out of one lane and zoomed into a shoebox-sized space between my car and the one before me.



The Media: Is It Easy For The Mainstream Media To Control What People Believe?

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 08:21:18 -0500

While there are people who listen to the mainstream media, there are others who pay attention to the alternative media. It hasn't been this way for long, though, and this is due to the fact that there only used to be one option.



Building an Age-Friendly Community

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:47:25 -0500

There are benchmarks for what makes an age-friendly community. Do you know your community, county or state score?



Are We Getting False Survival Warnings From Fake News?

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 13:14:36 -0500

Are we getting fake survival warnings to prepare ourselves when there is still time? Fake news is not a recent phenomenon and has existed for a long time but its impact has become more widespread with the spread of the internet and social media. Fake news can be described as a completely fabricated story without any basis that has been floated by vested interests to serve their own purpose.



The Media: Is Someone Naive If They Believe That The Mainstream Media Exists To Inform People?

Sat, 02 Sep 2017 12:46:57 -0500

If one was to think about what the purpose of a supermarket is, they may say that it is to sell people food. This could be seen as a fairly accurate assessment, and what they could add is that these places often sell house related items.



All Groups Need to Prosper

Tue, 29 Aug 2017 09:10:30 -0500

Prosperity must be for all people no matter what their race religion sex or nationality. All people must prosper in order to have a better world.



The Media: Is The Mainstream Media More Deceitful Than Ever Before?

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:36:19 -0500

There are, of course, a number of ways to find out about what is taking place in the world, and this is why it is no longer necessary to look towards the mainstream media. Someone can now find out about what is taking place by looking towards the alternative media.



Translating Igbo Names at the Igbozue, Summer Picnic

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 14:34:50 -0500

At the Igbozue summer picnic, held Saturday, August 13, 2017 at Wharton Park, in North Haven, Connecticut, children and teenagers sat around wooden tables for an educational session of translating popular Igbo names into English. God and man are two themes that attract enormous respect and honor in Igbo culture, said the instructor, Chibuike. This explains why lots of Igbo names begin with two prefixes: Chukwu--, or chi--- [a short form of Chukwu], both meaning God, and Nna--, meaning a biological father, or a divine figure.



The Instagram Psychic Lie

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 15:12:37 -0500

I received a telephone call a few days ago from a distraught woman who fell prey to a psychic scammer. My blood boils whenever I hear about phoney psychics inventing new ways to cheat people. So, here's lesson number one - never let a psychic or medium choose you. You must choose to consult a medium or a psychic.



Migrant Crisis: Is It Easier For Celebrities To Show Compassion To The Migrants?

Wed, 02 Aug 2017 07:56:21 -0500

If one pays attention to the mainstream media and/or uses social media, they may have heard about a number of celebrities who have shared their views on the migrant crisis. In fact, they may have heard a number of them talk about this on more than one occasion.



Why Writers Must Add Values To Society

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 08:47:44 -0500

Good writers are wordsmiths, who know and appreciate the potency of the words. They have the capacity to skillfully craft words that will hit their targets with the right messages and bring about reactions or responses- good or bad on them. As I always write, in this 21st century and with modern communication gadgets, spoken or written words have the capacity to spread in few seconds across the world.



Critical Thinking: Why Do Some White People Hate Themselves?

Sat, 15 Jul 2017 10:48:44 -0500

If one pays attention to the mainstream media and/or spends time on different social media sites, they may have come across at least one white person who blames their entire race for all the problems in the world. It is then going to be clear that they are ashamed of the colour of their own skin and what their ancestors have supposedly done.



Ogwashi-Uku History: The Battle for Sectional Supremacy

Thu, 06 Jul 2017 11:43:36 -0500

For decades, an acceptable history of Ogwashi-Uku Kingdom has been the focus of debate. The debate in most cases is as a result of disagreements among indigenes who felt more superior than others and subsequently sees themselves as either ''from the royal family or the first settlers''.



You Have No Case

Sun, 02 Jul 2017 22:17:13 -0500

Ignorance to Scriptural teachings will not justify one's lack of obedience. Every Believer has the responsibility to search and accept Biblical Truths. Ignorance cannot be pleaded when we have access to the Word of God.



Mark Zuckerberg Biography - Childhood, Life Achievements & Invention

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 08:55:15 -0500

The name Mark Zuckerberg raises a billion likes in your mind very akin to the blue thumbs-up icon. He is one of the world's youngest business tycoons. The very famous social networking site Facebook is, in fact, his brainchild.



Migrant Crisis: Do Some Celebrities Lack Empathy When They Talk About The Migrant Crisis?

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 07:44:33 -0500

It seems that not a day goes by without a celebrity sharing their views on something that is not related to their profession. And like everyone else on this planet, it could be said that they are entitled to their own opinion.



What Happens When the Protectors Become the Predators?

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 07:55:35 -0500

Anyone who even vaguely follows the news will know that over the past few years, the subject of police violence and accountability has escalated greatly. With a large number of high-profile cases that involve white policemen shooting black civilians, the question arises... what happens when the protectors become the predators?



Live, Give & Be Together (LGBT)

Wed, 07 Jun 2017 13:59:19 -0500

Why do we discriminate homosexuals? Why can't we live in peace and harmony?



Sober Grid Founder Comes Clean

Fri, 02 Jun 2017 14:25:01 -0500

I recently spoke with Sober Grid founder Beau Mann regarding his social platform that helps connect people in the addiction recovery community. He has some wonderful experiences that have saved lives and brings people together to overcome a tragic disease of chemical dependency by leveraging technology and communication. Here is what he had to say:



200 Million 'MuMu' - An Oppressed State of the Mind

Thu, 01 Jun 2017 13:26:53 -0500

The problems and challenges facing the growth and development of African nations, from a Nigerian perspective. In a broken and derailed systems like most third world nations where literally, everything 'works' and technically at the same time, nothing 'works', does presumed numerical advantage matter?



How to Fight Fake News

Thu, 01 Jun 2017 10:18:21 -0500

This article is all about how fake news cause communication problems among people and how we have to fight against fake news. Be constructive in the way you share information and only share what you know to be true not what grabs your attention.



Food Donation Camps for the Needy

Fri, 26 May 2017 08:20:35 -0500

There are multiple companies based in Delhi-NCR, joining hands with government in order to build a better society where people at least can access things to cater to their basic needs. One such CSR attempt is to attain food security amongst the poor and economic development of poor families within the ambit of Uttar Pradesh.



The First Time For The Sitter

Thu, 11 May 2017 21:16:00 -0500

As I walked Rosie into my office, her eyes darted around the room. I wondered if she was going through one of those mental checklists of things people expect to see in a psychic medium's reading room.



The Seething and the Silenced, a Fear of Freedom

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 07:18:45 -0500

America is rapidly approaching a glaring red light where a turn could easily be fraught with peril. We faced this same peril in the humble beginnings of the Republic; we battled and won against the most powerful military might on the planet. The likelihood of a win was against all odds and surely gained through God's favor. We faced an enemy who used a club of fear to cower us back to what they perceived to be our rightful place. Our dastardly deed of attempting to be a free people would be forgiven if we lay down our arms and allowed them to control our country; if not, we were to be branded traitors and punished with death. It seemed impossible to win; yet the Americans chose to fight. They understood the value of being a free people.



American Panic

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 10:32:01 -0500

Politics naturally involves debate, disagreement, and differences of opinion. It's the backbone of our democracy. Each of us has a right to express our opinion on topics as far ranging as immigration reform to the best point guard in the NBA.



Good Friday Is a Ruse of the Catholic Church

Sun, 16 Apr 2017 20:04:55 -0500

Having just laboured through another Easter with all its hype and reflections on a myth introduced by Constantine and perpetuated by the Catholic Church leaves me drained. The spiritual presence within me is again shaken by the lies and misconceptions that lead people like sheep. Visions of the tourist venues in Jerusalem with masses pouring through so-called holy sites is rather appalling.



The Media: Does The Mainstream Media Create Their Own News?

Tue, 11 Apr 2017 12:48:19 -0500

When someone wants to find out about what is taking place around them, there is the chance that they will look towards the mainstream media. This is because this source will be seen as being trustworthy and reliable.



Easter and the Best Fake News Story Ever

Sun, 09 Apr 2017 21:37:51 -0500

People put up fake news to sway others with their opinions and hopefully to destroy the 'norm'. During the USA elections it was rife. Social Media sites like Facebook along with videos, and the media in general all promoted it.



The Brutal Reality of the Last Days and the Ones Behind It

Sun, 09 Apr 2017 10:40:43 -0500

We are in the time of the last days when the Spirit of the Universe, the Great Creator, promised that the world as we know it will come to an end. To bring it to this point the 2 beasts of Revelation have played a vital role. The population of the earth is in turmoil as wars, famine, poverty, and climate change each play a vital role in the brutality visible today and getting worse by the minute.



Merits and Demerits of Provision of Free Public Transport to People and Their Governments

Wed, 05 Apr 2017 09:52:29 -0500

Doesn't free public transport services within a busy city center sound interesting? Some cities have a well developed zero-fare public transport strategy. This has its pros and cons which are looked at below.



Tardiness: An Increasing Problem in Schools

Wed, 05 Apr 2017 08:39:24 -0500

The increase in school tardiness is most disturbing. Schools considered a significant problem that affects school performance.



Suicide Is Not an Escape Route for Problems

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 08:14:36 -0500

Suicide is about people willingly, intentionally or deliberately planning to end their lives on this earth plane for now, for reasons best known to them. The reason may be physical, emotional, spiritual, intellectual, financial, marital, educational or social. But, there is life after the so-called dead.



Sure It's Fake - But the Hunger Is Real

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 07:35:47 -0500

Fake news invades our eyes, ears, and minds on a daily basis. How and why do they whip fake news up in the newsroom kitchen?



Charter Schools: Whether or Not They're Part of the Problem or Solution and 19+ Should-Know Facts

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 07:39:28 -0500

Ironically, it was Albert Shanker back in 1988 as president of the American Federation of Teachers who came out vocally for charter schools as a solution to the meager 20% of students benefiting from traditional public schooling at the time. Later on, so did Presidents Clinton and G.W. Bush, with Obama ultimately making them a top federal priority. Now with Trump and his Education Secretary at the helm, the push is even stronger--and more controversial than ever.



Make Anything With Polycarbonate Fabrication

Fri, 10 Mar 2017 13:02:49 -0600

Polycarbonate is the most common fabrication material being used by many companies these days. It is a sort of plastic that can be used to produce a variety of materials; specifically in items that are impact resistant and transparent in nature.



Is It Time to Dump the Elitist Term Expat?

Fri, 03 Mar 2017 07:47:05 -0600

The term "expat" - short for expatriate - conjures up the glamorous image of westerners swanning around in developing countries. They are found living in Miraflores in Lima, BKK1 in Phnom Penh and Oasis in Casablanca. There they enjoy a lifestyle with maids, private schools for their children and expensive restaurants.



The Media: Do Some People Believe Everything The Alternative Media Tells Them?

Thu, 02 Mar 2017 07:00:37 -0600

While there are people who look towards the mainstream media to be informed, there are others who are no longer willing to do so. When these people want to find out about what is taking place around them, they will look towards the alternative media.



California Failed To Protect Its Citizens, And Now The Promise To Fix Infrastructure?

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 06:46:00 -0600

When Arnold Schwarzenegger was California Governor he attempted to allot funds towards the repair and maintenance of the levee system and yet, couldn't get the democratic California legislature at the time to accept his budget, instead they had endless social programs and pet projects to fund. Some folks do not remember their history, but I am not one of them, you see here we are in 2017 and we have a dam crisis brewing at the Oroville Dam, which happens to be about 1/2 of Northern and Central California's water supply - it is the main dam with 9-smaller dams above it. As I pen this article all 9 dams are 100% full and Oroville Dam needs repairs on its spillways which are in jeopardy of total failure.



Oroville Dam Disaster

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 06:52:35 -0600

In Mid-February of 2017 we watched videos on TV and online showing just how bad our crumbling infrastructure in the US had gotten. In fact, the tallest dam in the United States had a failure of its main spillway, something that could have been fixed inexpensively turned into cost of 100s of millions of dollars in very short order. Indeed, now some are questioning if the dam can make it through the winter rainy season without total failure - which if it occurs it will be the biggest disaster in US History, with potentially the most lives lost as well.



I Am Craving for Knowledge

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 11:56:25 -0600

I am nothing but disabled without awareness of surroundings. It's amazing to know everything. On the other hand, lack of knowledge is crippling. I do not crave for any template for success.



3D Printing Can't Define The Future Of The Humanity - My Thoughts

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 11:50:28 -0600

While there is the whole buzz around citing 3D printing as the definite future of humanity, I beg to differ for certain reasons that I have penned down below. To start with, the 3D mechanism here banks on resin, and it is actually harmful to our body. You don't always need to come in physical contact with it to understand the danger- in fact; you will end up hurting your eyes even if you stare at it for long.



I Was a Female Drug Testing Chaperone

Fri, 10 Feb 2017 11:53:52 -0600

I have been in toilets all over Auckland with half-naked women. No, this is not about sex; this is about drugs. In sport. Thanks to Lance Armstrong, everyone knows about drugs in sport and drug testing, but you may not have realised that some drug testing involves testing urine. And I have done this for a job.



Leftist Cable TV News Interview So-Called Experts Who Keep Saying - I Think - Before Speaking

Tue, 07 Feb 2017 07:03:06 -0600

The leftist FAKE NEWS and socialist propaganda has hit an all-time high. Their strategies so obvious now that even a low-IQ, millennium with the attention span of a gnat can see faster than a Google search which brings back 4.5 million items to your query in 0.0054183710391 seconds - don't believe me - search Fake News and see for yourself why don't you?



Getting Educated on India's Aadhaar Card: Why and How

Mon, 06 Feb 2017 15:00:21 -0600

Indians now have a new way to make proof of their social identity with the unique Aadhaar card and UID number. The system is based on biometric information specific to each individual.



Does the Aadhar Card Project Help Indian Citizens or the Government?

Mon, 06 Feb 2017 14:59:42 -0600

Since the inception of the Aadhar Card Project, the population has been concerned with the aspects involved. So far, there are real benefits to both the state and the individual.



The Importance of Free Speech in the Growth of American Students

Wed, 01 Feb 2017 09:44:29 -0600

A short dialogue exploring the importance of free speech in the American college education. This article is written from the viewpoint of a current college student.



Baby Boomers: Are Your Millennial Children Worse Off Than You?

Wed, 25 Jan 2017 13:17:27 -0600

Some baby boomers may be a bit dismayed by the latest study last week from the Federal Reserve data reporting that millennials actually make less money than they did at the same age. The research shows that boomers' millennial children earn 20 percent less than they did at the same stage of life with a median household income of $40, 581, despite being better educated. There's more. When baby boomers were young, they owned more homes and had amassed assets worth twice as much as young people today. What does this mean for their millennial children?



The World Through The Lens of My Eyes

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 14:26:25 -0600

Looking at the world through the lens of my eyes explains the general events played out by global connection over many decades.The trials and opportunities that continues to expand in the 21st century.



America, My Home

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 09:10:38 -0600

America, so true, Your red, Your white, Your blue, How can your children stray, Knowing what others had to pay, Answering duty's call, Where so many had to fall, That documents signed by few, Offer freedoms for me and you? How easily forgotten, those words of long ago, That set a precedent for life, that often we forego. To satisfy today, the self centered path we walk, Forgetting to stand for freedom rights, until we wake in...



If Racism Is the Sin of White America, Irresponsibility Is the Sin of Black America

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 08:35:13 -0600

There is always a sense of safety when we blame someone even if we are the ones on the wrong. Blame game is usually a self-protective response which is normally aimed at protecting our under-performance.



How Social Media Is Being Used To Assassinate a Person's Character

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 15:02:10 -0600

Social media is a faceless community. In most cases, you do not see the person who likes your photos, resents your posts or even shares your ideas. It is on social media where people tweet and sent threatening messages to strangers without a care in the world. It's just fun - they say. Let me say that it is never fun if the recipient is scared to the core or if the post involves character assassination. This post is about how social media is being used to assassinate a person character.



How Do I Deal With a Racist Family?

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 08:44:42 -0600

Before we talk about how do I deal with my racist family, let us first find out what racism does to the victim. Racism lowers self esteem, makes you feel useless and scared.



How Can We Eliminate Racism in Baton Rouge

Tue, 10 Jan 2017 08:26:50 -0600

Baton Rouge is not only the capital city but political hub of Louisiana. The city boasts of growth in industries, research and medicine among others.



The Psychology Of Racism

Tue, 10 Jan 2017 08:26:15 -0600

The root cause of racism is hatred and antagonism against the minority. These feelings are founded on feelings of superiority by the majority.



Men Forced To Pee Like Girls

Sun, 08 Jan 2017 11:41:16 -0600

I'm a fashionable guy. Always have been. I am both cheap AND fashionable.



The Pimp and the Prostitute - Modern Day Slavery

Thu, 05 Jan 2017 14:08:02 -0600

A prostitute is a person (mostly women), who offer their body for sexual pleasure to another in exchange for money. A pimp is a person who looks for customers for prostitutes.



It's Time We Stop Ignoring Racism In America

Thu, 05 Jan 2017 12:59:59 -0600

It's Time We Stop Ignoring Racism In America. Racism has obviously disguised itself in a variety of ways. One of Racism's many personalities allows it to masquerade as justice. This is perhaps the deadliest weapon in violating African American rights.



The Media: Does The Mainstream Media Condition People To Believe That Everything Is Black And White?

Wed, 28 Dec 2016 11:50:23 -0600

When it comes to being informed about the world, it is not uncommon for someone to look towards the mainstream media. There is a strong chance that this is something that has taken place for most of their life.



What Is Fact Check Syndrome, And Is It As Bad As It Sounds?

Wed, 28 Dec 2016 07:28:52 -0600

The concept of 'fact checking' became a very popular tool of the left during Obama's first run for the presidency - the only problem was that the more these fact checkers were checking the more often it was obvious that their so-called truth-be-told motif was jaded towards the left-side of the political spectrum. Who is checking the fact-checkers? Sounds funny, but we must dare to ask. Especially in this time and era of "Fake News" charges by the left-stream Cable TV Media and social networks like Facebook.



What Is Going On With College Professor Radicalized Hate Speech?

Wed, 28 Dec 2016 07:04:38 -0600

Something is completely wrong with this picture; College and University Professors across this country are actively trying to overthrow our duly elected president and inciting protests, riots and violence against anyone and everyone who voted for Donald Trump and Mike Pence. Is academia radicalizing lone-wolf college students to take to the streets in violation? Why? Why are they radicalizing our kids, and why on Earth are we paying the high-tuition costs allowing them to have a platform to do this?



Cable News With An Agenda - Is That Fake News Too?

Tue, 20 Dec 2016 07:08:42 -0600

It is amazing the history of free press suppression amongst those who want to take or remain in control. And more than one philosopher has noted that; He Who Owns The Media, Owns The Minds Of The People. Today we see Silicon Valley, namely Google and Facebook wanting to eliminate what they call "Fake News" from their websites, namely Google News and Facebook's News Feed. Of course, this presents a rather slippery slope - one of mass censorship. Indeed, both companies have been caught suppressing right-wing news and enhancing positive news towards left-leaning politicians.



The Media: Does The Mainstream Media Edit Videos In Order To Control People?

Mon, 19 Dec 2016 07:31:39 -0600

When one wants to find out about what is taking place in the world, they can end up looking towards the mainstream media. This could be something that has taken place for as long as they can remember.



Facebook 'Fake News' Program Needs A Special Button To Choose Reading Only Delisted Articles

Mon, 19 Dec 2016 06:59:03 -0600

Apparently, our mainstream media and major search engines and even Facebook want to censor politically right-leaning speech. That's interesting considering that the whole idea of the Internet was to foster free-speech, expression and free-thinking ideas - well, I guess now it still does as long as those messages are left-leaning, politically correct, and progressive. After the 2016 Presidential Election, many people ask; How come the TV media got it so wrong with the polling results? How come the Internet giants replayed that same message? Why are the major holders of information using extreme propaganda techniques to meld society into some sort of mindless Borg?



Homeless at Christmas

Fri, 16 Dec 2016 07:28:00 -0600

Can you think of anything more dreadful than being homeless at Christmas? Walking cold wet streets with no-one to go to, nobody that cares whether you live or die, permanently hungry, wondering if you will find a bed for the night. No wonder many are turning to drugs and alcohol. Maybe a side benefit of ending homelessness and reducing prison intake would be to get these people off the streets, re-house and re-educate them before they turn to a life of crime. It is no wonder we need more police!



Should The United States Move To Online Voting?

Tue, 13 Dec 2016 07:48:04 -0600

Why can't we vote online with a voting app? Is it really that tough to secure such a system? I mean we seem to be able to secure online transactions alright? If we could do this; should we? How would it change the speed of government? Would that change move too fast and catch people and the business community off guard? "The Only Constant is Change" but would this change be a bridge too far, too fast?



News: Should Someone Always Pay Attention To The Same News Source?

Sun, 11 Dec 2016 19:07:21 -0600

When someone has the urge to find out about what is taking place in the world, there is a strong chance that they will have a certain news source that they go to. This could be a source of information that they have followed for most of their life.



Republicans Plan to End Medicare Immediately

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 13:36:47 -0600

As soon as Donald Trump is inaugurated, Speaker Paul Ryan will offer legislation to get rid of Medicare, and most likely, Republican legislators will vote for this bill. This means Medicare will be "privatized." The Medicare program will be ended and given to private insurance companies and millions of the elderly will lose their savings and their homes.



Make America Great Again

Mon, 28 Nov 2016 11:32:40 -0600

With President-Elect Donald Trump's shocking win and the ever increasing voice of white supremacy groups, comes an onslaught of racist comments which has gotten several Americans to stop and think. Does the slogan 'Make America Great Again' entail an ethnic cleansing of the region?



Adult Genetic Screening, Testing, and Intervention: What Are the Consequences?

Wed, 09 Nov 2016 15:45:45 -0600

A longstanding concern about genetic screening and testing is that people at increased risk for a serious condition could face discrimination, which prompted passage of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) in 2008. Lawmakers have designed GINA to prevent discrimination from health insurers and employers. There is a question of whether it can be enforced 100 percent of the time.



The Many Benefits of Citizen Journalism

Mon, 07 Nov 2016 09:39:49 -0600

Citizen journalism is all about people collecting, reporting, analyzing and disseminating news and information especially on the social media. This is not my definition, but that of Wikipedia. As we all know, our world is now a global village.



Some Flying Tips and Facts You May Not Be Familiar With

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 10:31:46 -0500

Budget Traveling Costs In the past, all airlines served food regardless of the price of your ticket. Gone are those days. The saying "you get what you pay for" applies to budget travel.



Learning More About the Terror Watch List

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 10:30:08 -0500

What a terrorist watch list is The terrorist watch list is officially named the Terrorism Screening Database, which is run by the Terrorist Screening Center of the FBI. This database is the central repository of suspected, as well as known domestic and international terrorists of the country. It consists of the names of alleged international terrorists given by the Terrorist Identities Datamart Environment that the National Counterterrorism Center maintains with regard to the US intelligence community, as well as security agencies with information about terrorists.



New Data On Corporal Punishment - Viable Option For Solving Child Misbehavior?

Tue, 01 Nov 2016 11:56:27 -0500

Contrary to popular belief the majority of western parents approve and promote hitting children as a well-accepted method to correct unacceptable child behavior. The majority of Americans promote and condone physical punishment in the home in all 50-states, and 19 states condone and promote physical punishment in school. 42 countries ban corporal punishment in the home and school. What do these 42 countries know that Americans are turning a blind eye?



Denying Racism Is the New Racism

Tue, 01 Nov 2016 09:01:42 -0500

Have you ever wondered why it's difficult for most white people in the United States to affirm that racism exists? Well, it's because the white community is seldom on the receiving end of racist activities and as such, they never get to experience it first hand.



White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide

Fri, 28 Oct 2016 10:09:33 -0500

White rage: the unspoken truth of our racial divide indicates every time African Americans try to make advances towards complete contribution in democracy.



White People Often Disguise Their Racism

Fri, 28 Oct 2016 10:09:31 -0500

If we observe and focus on various incidents which had taken place during the dark days of slavery and even after that time period, it has been proven, on several occasions that many white people have racial issues which makes them want to stand apart instead of mixing around with black people. Apparently although the situation seems different in the present with the increasing number of interracial relationships, the bitterness within the white people still exist to some extent.



Concussion and Language Change

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 08:00:26 -0500

The story of Reuben Nsemoh, the teenager in Georgia, USA, who received a blow on the head and woke up speaking Spanish, reminded me of a similar, though less severe, trauma that I experienced in the mid-1970s in Ghana, West Africa. Reuben was playing football and as a goalkeeper he was kicked on the head as he dived for the ball. My own experience occurred while horse riding, when my mount slipped on dry grass while rounding a tight right turn at a canter, and fell, pitching me onto the left side of my head. Reuben woke up speaking Spanish, and I was reported to have spoken only the local African language, Twi, through hours during which I suffered complete memory loss.



The Victorian Workhouse [Part One]

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 10:18:25 -0500

Life in the Victorian Workhouse. How inmates lived, worked and died.



Racism in the Workplace

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 08:42:41 -0500

Racism or racial discrimination at the workplace can be observed when the company's behavior is altered based on race or ethnicity. It is thus experienced or witnessed by employees in different forms such as harassment, indirect and direct discrimination or victimization.



Presidential Villa and the Strange Curses (1)

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 08:18:51 -0500

First of all, to try to understand what is happening there, you must ask these questions: what is the foundation of the place? Who built the structures? What kind of sacrifice was made and still being made at the place? Who are those that visit or work in the place? And who are the opponents, forces against the occupant of the seat?? When you put all these answers together then, you will come to the conclusion that is normal for the place to be having a high-level spiritual conflagration that with be emitting those terrible curses these men have enumerated. Or how do you think the devils will be gathering and there won't be such demonic emissions? Is it possible! The place is spiritually 'overheated' and there must be toxics, releases and reactions. These write-ups reminded me of my contribution ''Nigeria: Rumbling in the Spirit' in 2010, about the plans to poison then President. The action and reactions of this was also well capture in my book Power of Midnight Prayer (Pages 162-170, amazon.com, 2012). There is truly constant spiritual, diabolical plans against those in authority and where they seat.



The Media: Does The Mainstream Media Use Repetition To Control People?

Fri, 14 Oct 2016 14:04:24 -0500

In the past, one would have watched TV, listened to the radio or read a paper if they wanted to find out what was taking place in the world. Nowadays, this is no longer necessary, and this is because they can simply go online.



Has Derren Brown Turned Evangelical or Was It Just a Theatrical Stunt?

Thu, 13 Oct 2016 08:34:34 -0500

The recent Derren Brown show on TV has made me wonder if there was a hidden agenda. It was more like a Billy Graham meeting by the time it ended. A bizarre mixture of mind reading glass crunching and healing. It was entertaining as always and it certainly appeared to help many members of the audience cure their aches and pains, but it was certainly different. No doubt if you missed it it will be available on "catch up".



Sitting Out The Anthem Isn't Unpatriotic

Wed, 12 Oct 2016 13:28:04 -0500

Standing for the American national anthem used to be as automatic as breathing. That's changing now because of the stance initially taken by San Francisco 49ers' quarterback Colin Kaepernick.



How, in These Times, Can Social Justice Ever Prevail?

Mon, 10 Oct 2016 15:14:34 -0500

While it is becoming increasingly difficult to navigate the sense of faith in the current social justice upheaval, faith is the only common denominator that liberates us from the current social injustice that we are seeing, daily, on our television screens and sometimes in our very own streets. Why are we in this situation?



Help Stop Racial Profiling and Move America Forward Together

Fri, 07 Oct 2016 09:26:52 -0500

There are very many cases of racial profiling in this current era. However, not every individual is precise on the meaning of this highly sensitive term.



The Importance of Law Enforcement in Our Society

Thu, 06 Oct 2016 14:14:15 -0500

Without proper law enforcement, the rule of the law would mean nothing. There would be no one to protect you from harm and violence.



Something Is Fishy With All These Stupid Little Terrorist Attacks

Thu, 06 Oct 2016 07:07:35 -0500

In 2016 there were some wannabe terrorist style attacks - your basic YouTube instructional "Pressure Cooker Bomb" copy-cat inspired Islamic Jihadi nonsense. Turns out, the wannabe terrorist ended up dying in a gun-fight with police, family members fled to Afghanistan just a few days before - convenient. Still, all-in-all the NYC bombings were mere mischief with bad intent, hardly worthy of the 24/7 cable news coverage - almost as if a 'purposeful event' to distract us from something else. Like what you ask?