Commentary

I Didn’t See the Baby

The video above is alarming. It shows a crime committed in the Bronx, New York earlier this week where a man took a running start to knock a woman and steal her cellphone. What makes it worse is that the woman was carrying a baby at the time. This video look awfully heartless. But as […]


The Trouble in Ferguson

The recent events in Ferguson, Missouri have been troubling. The sad death of Michael Brown and subsequent clearing of criminal charges of Darren Wilson, the police officer who killed Brown, is troubling enough. But the aftermath of the grand jury decision to clear Wilson has proven to be troubling as well. After the grand jury’s […]


Cuomo Meets The Godfather

I read an article in The New York Times this morning about former New York Governor Mario Cuomo seeing the film The Godfather for the first time. It has been well documented that Cuomo had refused to see the film since it’s 1972 release because it paints Italians in a negative light. He said that […]


Weiner and the News Cycle

“And maybe if the Internet didn’t exist? Like, if I was running in 1955? I’d probably get elected mayor.” – Anthony Weiner An interesting statement that’s not as simple as it seems. On the face of it it appear that Weiner is blaming the internet for his lack of self control in using it. This […]


I Don’t Care If Jason Collins Is Gay

A big story broke earlier this week when NBA player Jason Collins announced he is gay. Collins became the first active player in any of the four major sports in the United States (NBA basketball, MLB baseball, NFL football, NHL hockey) to come out. The story found it’s way into all media. Even a baseball […]