A Note to White America

  The crisis in Baltimore is an event that I’ve been trying to avoid as long as possible. It was not that I did not care about the struggle that African-Americans face in this country, nor was it because I felt that we as blacks were powerless to enact he change that we have been […]

O’Hare Airport Noise causing problems for Chicago

Aldermen Mary O’Connor and Margaret Laurino, two members of the Chicago City Council have before demanded for the Council to do something about the noise generated from O’Hare airport.  However, since January until recently, their efforts have largely been ignored.  Last week the two finally received council approval to place an advisory referendum proposal on the upcoming November […]

Of Governments and Tattoos

The Miss America pageant just got its first tattoo. Unfortunately, you may have to wait a little longer, says Big Brother. Yes, per proposed regulations from Washington, D.C.’s city Health Department, the decision to get “tramp stamped” may be getting a bit tougher.  See for yourself in this 66-page draft regarding “body art” that the Health Department just released this week. Their […]

What Obamacare Really Means for Young People (Hint: It’s Not Good News)

“Already, the Affordable Care Act is helping to slow the growth of health care costs,” President Barack Obama boasted in his State of the Union address. “…That line will be a real howler next year, especially for the young people who so enthusiastically supported him,” opines veteran health care analyst Grace Marie Turner, president of […]

Air Testing by Kite in Chinese Cities

Air pollution has been an undeniable crisis in China, with the stars hidden by layers of tainted smog in many cities. Government officials, however, have always dodged the issue. They cite the developing status of the nation as an excuse for the environmental contamination. What’s worse, they refuse to release quantified data on the air […]

The Dream Lives On

In 2010, the Obama Administration worked to pass the Dream Act, a legislative proposal that was geared to establish a path toward citizenship for certain young illegal immigrants. Congress originally blocked this measure, but today the Obama Administration has come up with a compromise. A new policy has been announced that stops deportation of these […]

Big Brother Washington

Just when we thought the society we live in was one of the most progressive in the world, it looks as though even freedom of speech has limitations. In the age of technology any American can seemingly voice his or her opinions through any source of technology without the government’s jurisdiction. But here’s the kicker: […]