What’s Being Done to Help Prevent School Shootings Today?

School shootings have gone on ever since the 18th century but in recent years have become more common. Ever since the 1999 shooting at Columbine High, people have been trying to come up with ways to deter school shootings and keep students safe. Below is a list of things being done now to decrease and prevent fatalities and injuries in the event a shooting does take place.… [Read more]

3 Tips for Dealing with Unpleasant People

Do you have days where you just wish you were able to strangle someone or drop him into a boiling pot of water? I recently had such strong emotions running through my mind when I was angered by a nasty e-mail that I received. Reading profanities that were splattered all around in the content and being accused of doing something which I haven’t done really made my blood boil.… [Read more]

Tosh Talk

Source: The Hollywood Gossip

Dear Daniel Tosh,

Dude.  You messed up.  Big time.

I know you want to blame everyone else or blow it off and use the tired excuse of “just kidding!” but let me repeat, YOU MESSED UP.

Let me handle this the way I would if you were a teenager in my classroom and you just said that to a girl in class who was uncomfortable with you joking about rape.… [Read more]

The Pathologies of Mitt Romney

Much has been written and said about this issue over the last few days, so I will be brief on the background. In some of the reporting, the implications of what Mitt Romney did almost fifty years ago have been sometimes rationalized as a “youthful indiscretion.” According to five of his former classmates, when Mr. Romney was an eighteen year old senior at Cranbrook, a prestigious prep school, he didn’t like the looks of fellow classmate John Lauber.… [Read more]

One of These Things Does Not Belong — Group Mentality

Now, I know you loved Sesame Street just as much as I did. I still watch it to stay on the up and up with my letter learning. The tunes are quite catchy, aren’t they?  I really love the letter, “C.”  Cookie Monster, although people have tried to change him into what they want him to be, has stayed the same.… [Read more]

Eric Cantor: SO full of…..Sympathy

It has been said that when opportunities are found, fortunes are made and/or the course of events can change.  Some people are great at finding opportunities in any given situation — and that’s not always a good thing.When I think of Eric Cantor (US Representative from Virginia and House Majority Leader), this word comes to mind:

op·por·tun·ist  (pr-tnst, -ty-)
  • A person who takes immediate advantage, often unethically, of any circumstance of possible benefit
  • A person who places expediency above principle
  • A person who adapts his actions, responses, etc., to take advantage of opportunities

What’s with this guy?  … [Read more]