In The Spotlight


The 91st Academy Awards

Every year, the Oscars have something to live down. This year is no exception. So this year’s drama is over the host… or lack thereof. The word is that the show’s producers reached out to several people but couldn’t make anything work… the worst of which was the scandal surrounding Kevin Hart and some insensitive […]


Brett Kavanaugh

Confirming a United States Supreme Court Justice is a big deal. But the process can be convoluted. We just experienced how divided… political… partisan… biased it can be. So we now have our newest Justice… Brett Kavanaugh. But were we best served by the process? Here are some facts to consider: While the Judicial branch […]


Trickle-Down Economics

I’ve wanted to write about trickle-down economics since the last general election, but, I was having trouble figuring out how to do so without incensing liberals and supporting conservatives. Well, I’m a journalist, so, reporting the facts is the first requirement. But, I remembered something from my contracts class in law school… consideration. If I […]


Let There Be Light

I recently had to buy light bulbs. If you’re thinking that’s not really a topic for discussion, you haven’t bought light bulbs recently… Do you know the difference between Incandescent, Compact Fluorescent, LED and Halogen bulbs? Well, its all very scientific, but, I’m going to attempt to provide you with the abbreviated version… Energy efficiency […]


Take a Knee

I’m not sure what delayed me writing this post considering the subject matter… Maybe because its was so much in the news and I tend to avoid all things news – NO NEWS IS GOOD NEWS – But now that the dust has settled, it IS time to give it an audience… So Colin Kaepernick […]



The CBS Evening News – Round 2

It’s been almost 2 months since Scott Pelley took the anchor chair and he’s away on his first assignment for 60 Minutes. 2 Days into his absence and I’m back on board. Bob Schieffer is awesome. Day 2 with Bob Schieffer...
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Netflix Logo

Netflix You!

That even sounds dirty to me… Netflix has officially become a pronoun. You’ve been Netflixed! Before I get into the rational discussion of NETFLIX, I have to note the mass amounts of outrage spewing from former Netflix ...
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Jeep Grand Cherokee


Bottom Line 2.75 / 5 -
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News International and News Corporation = Criminal Activity

I just don’t know where to begin with this one. I mean, being a journalist is supposed to equal honesty, integrity, a responsibility to the consumer… What the F? I guess to be fair, News Corp has not been implicated...
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The Oceanaire


Bottom Line 3.25 / 5 -
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No More NASA?

OKAY, I’m being overly dramatic. NASA is not actually going away, just the space program. But, that’s not clear in the way it’s being reported in the news. The news filter is clearly clogged. Important details are not mak...
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