On Valentines Day, actress Ellen Page came out in a speech for the Human Rights Campaign. This confession wasn’t much of a surprise to me at first,… Read more "Ellen Page’s Speech for the Human Rights Campaign"
Apart from my usual social/political commentary, I wanted to write something more personal. Very recently my older brother (biologically, not fraternally) started his own blog. His debut… Read more "An Open Response"
January is the month of resolutions. With a New Year beginning, people are ready and eager to start 2014 improving their lives. More often than not, however,… Read more "Besa: Your New Resolution"
When looking at lists of the greatest presidents America has had, George Washington is often among the highest ranked. He led the colonists against the British in… Read more "Political Parties"
So the federal government has again shutdown. The last time this happened was during President Clinton's administration in the mid-1990's. Well what does this exactly mean? I'll… Read more "What You Want to Know About the Shutdown"
What is this time management people speak of? Personally, I have no idea. Figuring out what that is has proved to be very difficult for me. Throughout… Read more "Time Management"
If you haven't heard in the last twelve hours or so, Miss America 2014 has been crowned and once again she is from New York. All should… Read more "Miss America 2014"
There are a lot of sites and books you can read about becoming a good and effective leader. For the most part, they all say the same… Read more "The Makings of a Good Leader"
In his address Wednesday at the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, Obama made it clear that the push for equality is not over. Within five… Read more "The Lessons of Yesterday are the Promises of Tomorrow"