Archive for ‘March, 2012

Reality Check

by

Pardon my curmudgeonly attitude; I would probably feel better had I not been paying attention to the news media over the past several weeks. Last night I was watching an interview by Piers Morgan with presidential hopeful Ron Paul. They at one point were talking about health-care in this country, which as we speak, is being considered […] Read more »

Of Seeking Maturity

by

There was a guest editorial in the Press Register this morning by a writer from the Times Picayune decrying the verbal and racially charged abuse by some members of The University of Southern Mississippi’s pep band during an NCAA basketball playoff game. One of the opposing player’s name was Angel Rodriguez, and several members of the […] Read more »

Of Sweet Music

by

Breck Pappas called me this past Saturday to ask for a favor. Last summer he interned for a record label in Austin Texas, and one of the bands represented by the record label was travelling from a show in Florida back to Austin to participate in South by Southwest, a huge international music festival that […] Read more »

Of Church and State

by

The issue of church and state has arisen in an odd way over the past two weeks. Rick Santorum posted a video clip of John Kennedy saying that one’s religious beliefs should be kept private, out of the public sphere, and Santorum went on to excoriate Kennedy’s statement implying that it was an abdication of one’s […] Read more »