Political, True Crime

Eric Garner: Pantaleo deserves to be fired. Here’s why…

If you are not familiar with the events leading up to Eric Garners death, here is a brief recap. In July 2014 in New York , police confronted Garner outside of a market in New York City on suspicions of illegally selling cigarettes without the appropriate tax stamps. I am not going to debate about… Continue reading Eric Garner: Pantaleo deserves to be fired. Here’s why…

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Divided America: Are you Part of the Problem?

I don't care who you voted for. I don't care who you are voting for in the next election. I don't care if this president makes you mad, or if the last president made you mad or if the next president makes you mad. None of those things will stop me from seeing you as… Continue reading Divided America: Are you Part of the Problem?

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How Nike convinced us to sell their shoes: and why you didn’t even notice.

Our story begins in 2016 when an NFL football player took a knee during the National Anthem. He was peacefully protesting the treatment of minorities, but sparked national overnight controversy. The entire nation was either kneeling with Colin Kaepernick, or outraged he did not stand and salute our flag.  And whether you agreed with him or not,… Continue reading How Nike convinced us to sell their shoes: and why you didn’t even notice.

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Maryland’s Task Force- Epic Fail

On Feb 24th, 2015 Maryland Governor Larry Hogan implemented  the state's Heroin and Opioid Emergency Task Force. This task force was designed to, as quoted from the governor's government website, "advises and assists the governor in establishing a statewide effort to improve public awareness, access to treatment, quality of care, alternatives to incarceration for non-violent… Continue reading Maryland’s Task Force- Epic Fail

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Foreclosed and Forgotten.

Foreclosure. The one word the government uses to imply financial failure, but is financial failure an accurate definition?  In my case, no.  My darling husband decided two years into buying a home that a mortgage was a really big responsibility, so he ran off to pursue a life of crime instead.  He blew all his… Continue reading Foreclosed and Forgotten.