Derrick Rose

I am not afraid to admit that I am an unabashed Chicago Bulls fan. That being said, the news tonight about Derrick Rose reinjuring his knee is deeply saddening. What more can be taken from this guy? Enough is enough already right? Yes I know that he has made millions upon millions of dollars, but… Read More »

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Greece

If all the economic eyes are not currently on Greece, they should be. Even political eyes should be viewing the current experiment taking place in democracy’s homeland. The new Tsipra’s government, who promised to roll back austerity measures, has just negotiated a four month extension with the European Powers (European Central Bank, European Commission, and… Read More »

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Robert Reich

My wife and I had the pleasure of meeting former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich at a public policy event at the University of California Riverside. What an uplifting experience. At times politics can be overwhelming and honestly rather dismal. Most days there is much more bad news than good, and with the nastiness involved… Read More »

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Alex Rodriguez

At one point it sincerely felt like A-Rod was going to be the savior of the homerun record. Barry Bonds had taken the record from Hank Aaron and it seemed like a travesty. However, A-Rod was rapidly approaching the pace at which he could potentially pass even Barry Bonds. The very notion that somebody could… Read More »

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Apathy

The ability to understand and share the feelings of another. To walk in another’s shoes. To view the world through someone else’s eyes. To be someone else. It can be difficult to properly capture the word empathy, let alone the reality of it. How many times in life can we actually say that we were… Read More »

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