Shaming Criminals Could Reduce Crime

Have you ever seen a dog wearing a cone over his head? Those big, clunky plastic cones that keep them from licking a wound? Its official name is “Elizabethan Collar.” It works. It just looks ridiculous. I sometimes think that these dogs and cats know that...

Fake News:An attempt at a Coup?

At what point in time does journalism move from unethical to illegal? When does First Amendment protected hate speech become hate speech inciting an imminent threat of death to the president of the United States of America by the word or by the sword? It is the best...

Marshall McLuhan Meets Social Media

  In 1967 Marshall McLuhan, forever remembered for the expression, “The medium is the message,” wrote that we live in a complex system of information, physically, physiologically, nervously, humanly. He wrote at that time that there had never been so much information....

Is that an “ism” or an accommodation?

Is there a difference between an “ism” and an accommodation? I was watching Global News in Canada June 20,  when a segment appeared: A white woman yelling for a Canadian Doctor while waiting in clinic with her sick child.She lives in an area that is...

This Mother’s Day, Think of the Kids

Mother’s day is around the corner. For too many children whose families are restructuring all they want for the day to be happy is their father. They want their dream back. They want to be able to love both parents equally without guilt. We owe it to our...