Help Haiti

Hey Friends & Acquaintances, You can help directly with money (in any amount) to the What If Foundation http://whatiffoundation.org created by Margaret Trost & the late Father Gerard Jean-Juste ten years ago when Wadner Pierre, whom you may have met through our film project at the farmer’s market, was their Program Coordinator. At the WhatIfFoundation you’ll […]

Setting the Record Straight and Does Anybody Care?

People keep sending me emails about how global warming isn’t or about “my Obama,” like McCain was an option and Obama was my savior.  Hooray for New Jersey for passing a medical marijuana law.  Boo to Big Pharma for raising the price of popular drugs by hundreds percent.  Dogs don’t talk and other foolish things […]

Book bannings – The News Story

By Saul Ortega and Nelson Gassett “[I]t is critical to listen to as many diverse voices as possible. When it comes to Cuba, we do exactly that.” -President Barack Obama, responding to questions from blogger Yoani Sanchez, November 19, 2009 On November 15, the U.S. Supreme Court decided not to review a lower court decision […]

I've got nothing to hide, so why should I worry?

You’ve heard this statement many times over the past few years.  As surveillance, tracking, and CCTV use has become almost ubiquitous in several places in the world, many people hold to the belief that they truly do not have anything to hide, so they don’t object to more and more intrusions into what was once […]

The one time of year it's “OK” to dress like a slut

Halloween has lost that scary, spooky vibe. No longer do I get the chance to go to the Haunted House or partake in the haunted hayrides – there is just no time. Life consists of school, studying, and work with very little of the necessities in life such as sleep (and now I’m blogging). But, […]