Category Archives: The World

If this is your first time trying democracy, you’ve gotta fight

When I open up a newspaper or read an article on line about what is happening around the world right now, I can’t help but think that maybe Billy Corgan was right when he crooned,    “The world is a

If this is your first time trying democracy, you’ve gotta fight

When I open up a newspaper or read an article on line about what is happening around the world right now, I can’t help but think that maybe Billy Corgan was right when he crooned,    “The world is a

Nigeria, the new Iraq

Once upon a time Nigeria was a struggling country located on the west coast of Africa mired in centuries of strife and dereliction from European colonialism.  The misappropriation of resources, the blatant disregard for human life from constant civil and

Nigeria, the new Iraq

Once upon a time Nigeria was a struggling country located on the west coast of Africa mired in centuries of strife and dereliction from European colonialism.  The misappropriation of resources, the blatant disregard for human life from constant civil and

a history of violence

The dinosaurs lived during a period of time where the world was a violent and tumultuous place.  Mostly due in part to their violent nature and predatorial instincts, every moment of their existence was filled with the very real possibility

a history of violence

The dinosaurs lived during a period of time where the world was a violent and tumultuous place.  Mostly due in part to their violent nature and predatorial instincts, every moment of their existence was filled with the very real possibility

Wrap your arms around this

In a surprising move today, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has decided to drop Greco-Roman wrestling from the Summer Olympic games.     My initial reaction was that this was a joke.  Why would wrestling, one of, if not the original sports

Wrap your arms around this

In a surprising move today, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has decided to drop Greco-Roman wrestling from the Summer Olympic games.     My initial reaction was that this was a joke.  Why would wrestling, one of, if not the original sports