Innocence, Lost

Killed math teacher tried to protect children from gun-wielding classmate — Huffington Post (@HuffingtonPost) October 22, 2013 “The unthinkable has happened again,” said the mother of Newtown victim. When will enough be enough? How many children (and adults) have to die before we are outraged to say, “Enough!” Beyond asking and addressing the obvious […]

Storify: The Debate on Marriage Equality

The Supreme Court arguments heard today on Marriage Equality (or Gay Marriage) is a topic of hot discussion. Everyone has an opinion whether they choose to share it or not. It is a difficult position to be at odds with popular belief and to hold strong to ones convictions and beliefs. Below is a Storify […]

Storify: Michael Moore calls for release of Sandy Hook Crime Scene Photos

    This morning I came across a tweet by my local news station that was reporting that Michael Moore is suggesting that the crime scene photos from the Sandy Hook School shooting should be made public. Michael Moore, made famous by his social critique of American society with documentary films like Bowling for Columbine […]

Personal Politics

Religious conviction and political or personal ideologies often conflict in this right to freedom of thought, speech, and exercise of action country, and young generation. It is no longer acceptable to believe strongly in something when it opposes the views and beliefs of someone else. No longer do we have the freedom of speech without […]

NYC Mayor Forces Breastfeeding, a mom’s response

This is one woman’s response to the post: NYC Mayor Forces Breastfeeding By Christin Howard-Fankhauser It upsets me! On one hand, I don’t mind the mayor taking a stance on a woman’s issue because he is in a place of authority and has the power to disseminate information. On the other, the stance he has […]

Hungry for Work

“Although related, food insecurity and poverty are not the same.  Unemployment rather than poverty is a stronger predictor of food insecurity.” ~Feeding America Unemployment, poverty, and food security is a reality for millions of Americans. The graph above lays out the relationship between these three things and contrasts that with the income of Nevadans. For […]