Pete Rose: A Swing and a Miss.

Baseball. It's as American as Apple Pie. Or is it? I suppose there's a philosophical argument to be made that the best of our nation sometimes only exist in the great lip service we pay to that unwritten code of moral uprightness. Or we might even be able to joke about how unhealthy pie is … Continue reading Pete Rose: A Swing and a Miss.

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The Watt’s Riots: A Tale of Racial Injustice

On August 11, 1965, in the midst of the Civil Rights movement, the United States reaffirmed that racial tensions were high and that the storm was far from being over and gone. In the predominately black 'Watts' neighborhood of Los Angeles, these tensions reached a breaking point. A white California Highway Patrolman arrested Marquette Frye, … Continue reading The Watt’s Riots: A Tale of Racial Injustice

Guam: A Tiny Island In The Middle of a Global War of Words.

Over the past few days, North Korea and the United States have once again exchanged threats. The President has promised 'fire and fury' and Kim Jong has promised missile attacks. This time, like every time, it seems like this trading of words might lead to something more. I'll leave that analysis up to the foreign … Continue reading Guam: A Tiny Island In The Middle of a Global War of Words.