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Last night, NBC presented a forum with Hilary Clinton and Donald Trump moderated by Matt Lauer that was starkly indicative of the problem inherent in American journalism today–the myth of bias. In the course of the interview, when presented with provable falsehoods by candidate Trump, Lauer … Continue reading
People across the nation are up in arms about San Francisco 49er quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s silent protest of the oppression of people of color in this country by refusing to stand for the national anthem. You’ve probably already heard much about it. … Continue reading
So recently we had some friends invite me and The Wife to play Whirlyball. “What is Whirlyball?” You may ask? I certainly did, because I had no idea. Whirlyball is a strange hybrid of basketball, lacrosse, and bumper cars. And … Continue reading
When it comes to the issue of gun control, I find my thoughts to be highly conflicted. I was raised in a family with guns. We were taught to respect them and that they were not toys. We were taught … Continue reading